Law Offices Of Michael L Foy
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A personal injury lawyer is a lawyer who provides legal representation to those who claim to have been injured, physically or psychologically, as a result of the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, company, government agency, or other entity.
As a personal injury lawyer, Attorney Foy is especially knowledgeable and has significant experience with regard to the area of law known as tort law, which includes civil wrongs and economic or non-economic damages to a person’s property, reputation, or rights.
In this role, he will file legal complaints, argue cases in state court, draft any necessary legal documentation and provide legal advice to the victims. The strong overlying goal of each personal injury case is to obtain justice and compensation for the victim for their losses and suffering. More importantly, Attorney Foy’s will execute his duty of loyalty and confidentially and work hard to protect his clients best interest.
Attorney Foy’s responsibilities lie in serving his clients. These responsibilities encompass both professional and ethical rules and codes of conduct. During your personal injury consultation, he will interview the victim and evaluate the case to determine the legal matter and identify the distinct issues. Upon acceptance of the case he will refer to the many past successful cases he has tried and extensively research every issue to build a strong case on the victim’s behalf.
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Compensation and Damages for the Victim of a Personal Injury in Massachusetts
Damages are categorized as either special or general. In torts, special damages are measurable costs which can be itemized such as medical expenses, lost earnings, and property damages whereas general damages include less measurable costs such as pain and suffering and emotional distress.
The amount of compensation for a personal injury will primarily depend on the severity of the injury. Serious injuries (such as broken bones, severed limbs, brain damage) that cause intense physical pain and suffering receive the highest injury settlements.
Attorney Foy has a proven track record of obtaining the highest possible compensation to his clients. Examples of the types of cases Attorney Foy is able to handle are listed below:
- Medical and Dental Mistakes