Personal Injury Lawyer in Savannah, GA

A personal injury is defined as quantifiable damage done to the body, mind, or emotions of an individual. The manner in which such an injury is inflicted can be cause for a lawsuit and is one of the more frequent claims made in the court of law – for good reason. A personal injury that is caused by something outside an individual’s control can have long lasting and life-altering consequences on not only an individual, but their families as well This is something that should be answered for by the responsible party, but they will very rarely ever admit to the fault. If you are a Savannah resident and feel you have a valid personal injury claim, a consultation with specialized attorney Joseph J. Steffen Jr. is the next best step towards justice.

Strict Liability

  • Was your injury caused by a defective product?
  • Is the product unreasonably dangerous to use as it is intended?
  • Can the failure of that product be traced back to a manufacturing error or negligent design?

Strict Liability is a type of claim where in you as the plaintiff feel that the product that caused your injury is defective by nature. This is most common for work related injuries or household injuries where the product in question can be proven to have a history of causing similar or other injuries when being used as directed. No product should be available for public or professional use that will result in an injury – and proving that such a product has somehow passed all the regulations and codes in place to protect the user implies a much greater level of fault than a simple malfunction. The only way to know if your case has this type of merit is to consult with a lawyer who specializes in personal injury law.

Intentional Wrongs

  • Was your injury caused by another individual with the intent to harm you?
  • Do you feel that the actions that caused your injury were taken negligently, or as a purposeful act of violence?
  • Were the events that led to the incident resulting from false claims/information, or intentional provocation?

This type of claim is not as frequent due to the difficulty of proving an individual’s intent, but, can be very successful if the evidence is approached in the right way. If you your assault was fueled by false or misconstrued information, it
However, this is strictly a civil proceeding that pertains to the damages you’ve incurred from your injury are not considered an act of criminal prosecution. If you wish to charge your attacker with assault, this is a separate criminal case. If you are seeking damages or financial compensation from your attacker, you have to have a strong case that can support your claims.

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