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Personal Injury / Wrongful Death Litigation in Glenwood Springs, CO

 Personal Injury Litigation / Wrongful Death Litigation In Glenwood Springs, CO
Personal injury claims arise when one person's negligence or intentional acts lead to the injury of another. Oftentimes "negligence" will be found where one party breaches his or her duty to act with reasonable care. What is "reasonable care"? Often that will be defined by the circumstances of the injury, and any resulting liability will be determined by the relationship between the parties.

Successful claims for personal injury must consider liability, causation, and damages. Defenses against claims for personal injury may include intervening causes, pre-existing conditions, comparable negligence, and failure to mitigate damages. Personal injury claims are often covered by insurance of one form or another. A successful plaintiff in a personal injury suit may recover damages for medical expenses, lost wages, lost future earnings, pain and suffering, permanent disfigurement, emotional distress, loss of consortium or companionship, costs, and even sometimes attorney fees.

Worrell Durrett Gavrell attorneys have handled all kinds of negligent and intentional personal injury claims, including, but not limited to:

•  Slip and Fall cases
•  Negligence causing personal injury
•  Premises Liability
•  Defective Products / Product Liability
•  Intentional personal injury torts (e.g., assault)

Automobile and Truck Collision cases, Medical Malpractice cases and some Construction Defect cases also involve personal injuries, but those claims are seperately categorized on this website, and these sections can be visited using the links above. View our Representative Cases section for more information .

If you have been injured as a result of another person's or corporation's negligence, indifference, carelessness or intentional conduct, contact WDG for an evaluation of your claim.

Click below for more information on personal injury and wrongful death representative cases:

Personal Injury / Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death / Personal Injury
Wrongful Death: WDG attorneys represented families of miners killed in a mine explosion caused by faulty wiring in an electrical device. The litigation included claims of negligence and product liability. WDG attorneys obtained a confidential settlement for the families of the deceased miners.

Personal Injury: When a taxicab driver slammed a passenger's hand in the door of a taxi, the taxicab company refused to pay for the medical bills. The client's hand was broken, and she was unable to fully work and suffered severe pain. WDG attorneys sued on her behalf and took the matter to a jury trial; the jury returned a verdict of nearly $100,000 for the injured woman.


Premises Liability
Premises Liability / Negligence: A child's hand was crushed by a falling table in a commercial establishment. WDG attorneys obtained a confidential settlement for the child.

Premises Liability / Negligence: A defective home furnace in a residential home led to carbon monoxide poisoning of the occupants, causing cardiac arrest. WDG attorneys obtained a confidential settlement for the victims.

Premises Liability / Dog Attack: An elderly woman was viciously attacked by a dog, causing serious injuries to her legs, arms and scalp. WDG attorneys obtained a confidential settlement for the woman.


Product Liability
Product Liability: Product liability case brought against a major American automobile manufacturer. The client suffered disabling and permanent injuries when the automobile burst into flames in an automobile accident, resulting from the defective design of the vehicle. Attorneys at WDG attorneys obtained a confidential settlement for the client.

Premises Liability: Product liability suit brought against an after-market vehicle manufacturer for injuries to a client caused by defective design of the vehicle. WDG attorneys obtained a confidential settlement for the client.


Slip and Fall
Slip and Fall: A veteran fell and was injured on black ice along a flight of exterior stairs outside an apartment complex in Western Garfield county. In the location where he fell, the handrail was missing, and evidence suggested numerous building code violations at other stairways around the premises. WDG attorneys sued the landlord and obtained a confidential settlement to the satisfaction of the client.

Slip and Fall: A tenant slipped and fell on a stairway that had been negligently maintained, resulting in the client's fractured ankle and resulting loss of income and other damages. WDG attorneys secured a judgment against the landlord of over $700,000.

Slip and Fall: A woman fell and was injured on ice outside an apartment because the landlord failed to prevent the accumulation of water falling from the roof. WDG attorneys obtained a confidential settlement for the woman.


Assault
Assault: A man was attacked in his own home by a guest. His head was beaten against the tile floor, causing a closed head injury. WDG attorneys obtained a confidential settlement for the man.

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