What is Personal Injury? Why Do I Need a Lawyer?
People come to serious harm in accidents every day, but a legal personal injury means another party is primarily responsible for the incident. In Vermont, as long as you are less than 51 percent to blame for an accident, you may be legally entitled to compensation. The Vermont Personal Injury Lawyers at Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough have extensive experience in winning appropriate compensation for your injuries. Having a seasoned trial lawyer on your side can mean the difference between living your life incapacitated by your injuries or receiving the compensation you deserve so you can move forward. Call or Email the Experienced Vermont Trial Attorneys at Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough to review your options.
Accidents happen... Oftentimes out of your control. When someone else's carelessness causes you harm, it is your right to not only have your expenses covered but to obtain compensation for your pain and suffering. Having an experienced lawyer in your corner is critical to advocate on your behalf. We are experienced Vermont Auto Accident Attorneys, and we will help you recover what you are entitled to.
Getting Injured at work can be frightening and challenging. Accidents as a result of an unsafe workplace can be some of the most complex cases to get settled fairly. The Workers Compensation system is designed to protect employers from lawsuits, BUT it is also designed to fairly compensate injured employees. We are experienced Vermont Workers Compensation lawyers, we will be your advocate through the entire process.
Slip and Fall - Premises Liability
"Slip and fall" is a term used for a personal injury case in which a person slips or trips and is injured on someone else's property. It is part of a category of claims known as "premises liability" claims. In these cases a claims adjuster for the property owner will be involved. It is their job to protect their client... the property owner. The personal injury lawyers at Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough are trained and experienced at protecting you and will be your advocate and aggressive representation in these cases.
Product liability refers to the responsibility manufacturers and resellers have to meet certain safety requirements in the products they put into the hands of consumers. When they fail to do so injuries can result. Product liability can involve a specific product defect or a design defect. When unsafe consumer products injure people, the Vermont Product Liability Lawyers at Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough can help guide you through the process of recovering for your injuries.
When you hire a healthcare professional, your expectation and right to receive competent skilled care. When the professional you choose fails to perform this way you may be entitled to compensation. This is one of the most complex and challenging areas of Personal Injury law that exists. The Vermont Medical Malpractice Lawyers at Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough are highly experienced in negotiating and litigating these types of cases. Read more about Medical Malpractice in Vermont.
Intentional Personal Injury - Assault - Slander
If you are the unfortunate victim of an attack of body or character you deserve aggressive representation for your own protection and recovery of damages caused to you. The Personal Injury Attorneys at Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough have the experience necessary to advocate on your behalf.