A personal injury can result in financial hardship, physical pain, and emotional trauma. If you or a loved one are injured due to the carelessness or negligence of another person, you have the right to pursue legal action—and Duncan Law Group can help.
Our Bettendorf personal injury lawyers can advocate aggressively for your right to compensation and help you secure the settlement that you deserve.
Personal injury lawsuits arise when a person sustains an injury to the body or mind due to the actions of another person. A personal injury can occur due to an unexpected accident, a violent act such as an assault, or professional malpractice, like medical negligence.
In Iowa, people who have suffered a personal injury have the right to pursue legal action against the at-fault person or entity. At Duncan Law Group, our lawyers handle multiple types of personal injury claims, including the following.
If you are unsure whether you qualify for a personal injury lawsuit, speak to a Bettendorf injury attorney at Duncan Law Group as soon as possible. We can evaluate your claim and help you understand your legal options.
In Iowa, you must file a personal injury lawsuit within two years from the date of your accident. If you do not file within this timeframe, the court will likely dismiss your case—preventing you from recovering compensation. While there are certain exceptions to this rule, they are not common, and it is important to speak to a Bettendorf personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.
By filing a personal injury lawsuit in Iowa civil court, you can recover compensation for the economic and non-economic losses that you sustained. Economic damages refer to your financial losses, while your non-economic losses involve your physical and emotional pain and suffering.
Examples of damages available in Bettendorf personal injury cases include the following:
Your attorney from Duncan Law Group can help you identify the compensation that you are eligible to collect. He or she can also calculate the full extent of your damages, helping you avoid an insufficient settlement. Our firm is dedicated to securing maximum compensation in your case.
If you believe that you are eligible for a personal injury claim, the attorneys at Duncan Law Group can help. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and discuss your legal options with a Bettendorf personal injury lawyer.