When an accident causes an injury that requires medical treatment or missed time from work or school, you deserve compensation for your losses. You could put in a claim with the responsible party’s insurance company and hope for the best, but that is rarely the best strategy. Working with a trusted attorney often produces better results more swiftly.

A Kenmore personal injury lawyer has the knowledge and skills to maximize your compensation after an accident. Reach out to Richmond Vona, LLC, as soon as possible to get an experienced advocate fighting for you.

Any Accident Could Lead to an Injury Claim

There is no limit to the situations that might cause an accident or personal injury. If another party’s negligence contributed to the incident, it could be possible to bring a claim for compensation against that party.

Our firm has extensive experience pursuing damages for injuries resulting from birth injuries, dangerous drugs, and negligent security. We also represent victims of other incidents that could lead to a personal injury lawsuit, including:

  • Car, truck, motorcycle, and bus accidents
  • Nursing home neglect
  • Accidents at a playground or school
  • Workplace injuries if a third party was partially at fault
  • Health impacts from defective medical devices
  • Dog bites
  • Slips and falls or other injuries on public or private property
  • Injuries from defective products
  • Fatal injuries in any context if another party had some responsibility
  • Bicycle and pedestrian accidents
  • Boating incidents

A Kenmore injury attorney can investigate any accident to determine whether another party might be liable for a claimant’s injuries. In addition, investigating an incident might lead to finding responsible parties the injured person did not consider. For example, manufacturers of products used in vehicles, machinery, and construction sites often have liability when product failure contributes to a car crash, workplace injury, fire, or building collapse.

The Personal Injury Claim Process

Once an injured person engages our firm to work with them, our attorneys identify the responsible parties and reach out with a demand letter. The demand letter will list the injured person’s damages, including any medical expenses, lost wages, incidental costs, and a sum to compensate for pain, inconvenience, and the accident’s other subjective impacts.

Negotiation

Negotiations usually begin when the responsible party receives the demand letter. Depending on the case’s complexity, the process might move quickly, or it could be necessary for the attorney to produce evidence to support their position. If the responsible party does not offer a reasonable settlement, the attorney could file a lawsuit, and the parties engage in discovery.

Discovery

“Discovery” means the parties exchange the information and evidence supporting their view of the case. During this process, the legal representative will interview the claimant and other witnesses, gather physical evidence, and consult experts for their opinions.

Settlement

Throughout the discovery process, the parties continue to negotiate. The judge might schedule meetings to encourage the parties to settle. In most scenarios, the parties settle for a reasonable sum before the case goes to trial.

Trial

Personal injury trials are rare but sometimes necessary if the responsible parties do not offer reasonable compensation. At trial, a Kenmore injury attorney might present witness testimony, accident reconstruction experts, and other relevant evidence to prove that the defendant was responsible for the claimant’s injuries.

Enlist the Help of a Kenmore Personal Injury Attorney Today

Suffering an injury can be disruptive, painful, and inconvenient. If the injury is severe, it might change your life forever. In either case, a Kenmore personal injury lawyer can help you hold the responsible parties accountable and seek the compensation you deserve.

At our firm, we are dedicated to getting justice for injured people like you. Call Richmond Vona, LLC today to schedule a free case review with one of our compassionate attorneys.

Meet Our Attorneys

With over 25 years of combined personal injury experience, our co-founding attorneys, John E. Richmond and Keith R. Vona, have helped injury victims and their family members recover more than $150 million in financial relief.
John E. Richmond
John E. Richmond
Co-Founding Member
As one of New York’s top personal injury attorneys, John E. Richmond understands that clients come first. With over a decade of experience representing plaintiffs, he knows how to hold negligent corporations and big insurance companies liable.
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Keith R. Vona
Keith R. Vona
Co-Founding Member
In his nearly 15 years in practice, Keith has been consistently recognized for his client service and record of results. He has been selected for inclusion in the New York Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list four times (2013 to 2016), an honor reserved for the top up-and-coming attorneys.
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Keith R. Vona
John E. Richmond

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