If you have been injured in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, you may take legal action to recover monetary compensation for your damages. However, before you can collect compensation for your losses stemming from the accident you will be required to establish liability and satisfy the burden of proof. Essentially, you must prove that the other party’s negligence directly caused your injuries and damages. Fulfilling the burden of proof can be difficult. That being said, you need quality legal representation who can work in conjunction with outside experts to help you prove your case. Keep reading to learn how outside experts can benefit your case and discover how our seasoned Washington D.C. Injury Attorneys can help you today.
What types of outside experts can help my personal injury case?
In a personal injury case, it is critical to hire an attorney as soon as possible as they can work in conjunction with outside experts who can provide their professional opinion on what happened and who is responsible for the accident. In many personal injury cases, attorneys use medical expert witnesses to testify that the injuries sustained were consistent with the type of accident that occurred. Essentially, they can corroborate the extent and severity of your injuries as well as testify that the injuries were caused by the other party’s negligence.
If you were injured in a car accident, your attorney may work with an accident reconstruction expert that can provide facts about the scene of the collision and determine who was at fault. Accident reconstruction experts usually come into play when the accident facts are being disputed. If you were injured by a defective product your attorney may work with an expert in product design or engineering as they can help prove that the product’s manufacturing components were dangerous and the warnings were inadequate. Additionally, an attorney may work in conjunction with a life care planner and physical therapists who can testify about how an injury has impacted function and mobility. They can also offer their expert opinions on long-term care costs and services. Economists can also provide expert testimony on the future damages and economic impact the injuries have had on the plaintiff’s life. Ultimately, numerous types of outside experts can provide their specialized knowledge in a specific field to help you establish liability and determine your damages.
If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, it is critical to retain a qualified attorney from the law firm of Trombly & Singer, PLLC. With years of experience, our firm is prepared to help you seek reasonable monetary compensation for your economic and non-economic damages. Allow our firm to represent your interests today.