Personal injury victims are often unaware of their legal rights and uncertain as to how they can claim compensation. This lack of awareness often leads
A personal injury can happen at work, in a traffic accident, because of a faulty product or a faulty repair, because of mistakes during medical treatment, or because you slipped and fell on a wet floor or fell in a pothole with your car. The personal injury can be physical or psychological but, to be considered actionable, it must occur due to the negligence or unreasonably unsafe actions of your employer, a public authority, a manufacturer, your doctor, or any other person or organization who owes you a duty of care. Examples of personal injury law causes of action include slip and trip accidents, road traffic accidents and medical negligence.
Danos & Associates LLC manages a wide range of claims with any Personal Injury related cause of action and our qualified Cyprus lawyers act for both Claimants and Defendants.
Common types of personal injury claims include:
Road Traffic Accidents
Our law firm has strong experience managing claims for people who have suffered minor or serious injuries in collisions involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles. We have secured fair compensation for car drivers and pedestrians who have been in accidents caused by the negligence of reckless drivers.
Different types of medical negligence involve: misdiagnosis, delay in diagnosis, surgical malpractice, negligent failure to provide the necessary treatment, birth injury claims, dental negligence and claims against specific medical professionals such as opticians, physiotherapists and chiropractors.
Sustaining injuries because of medical negligence can leave victims with serious disabilities, worsened conditions, and substantial losses. Our expert lawyers have handled cases for local and foreign clients relating to complex clinical malpractice cases.
Work accidents often occur due to a negligent act or omission on the employer’s side. For instance, an employer’s failure to provide their employees with a healthy and safe work environment may result in employees’ exposition to dangers like dirty and slippery floors, toxic chemicals and faulty cables. Other examples of employer’s negligence involve failure to provide employees with adequate equipment and training, which may lead to serious injuries.
This type of accidents can include slipping and falling on a wet floor or tripping and falling due to poorly maintained pavement. Slips, trips and falls are often the result of businesses’ and local authorities’ failure to comply with safety measures.
The personal injury can be physical or psychological, but to be considered actionable, it must occur due to the negligence of a person or organization that owes you a duty a care. Moreover, the negligence needs to be directly associated with your injury (the rule of ‘causation’).
Our qualified lawyers with extensive experience on personal injury cases, aim to assist you in receiving the compensation you are entitled to, depending on your damages. Damages can be either general or special.
Special damages include the economic loss you have suffered as a direct result of the injury/medical negligence and can be specifically quantified or measured. They may involve:
- Medical bills you incurred as a direct result of the injury/medical negligence;
- Lost wages for missed work time due to the injury/medical negligence;
- Loss or damage to your property because of the injury.
On the other hand, general damages refer to damages that cannot be precisely calculated or measured such as your pain and suffering, discomfort, emotional distress and loss of enjoyment of life. Moreover, they may refer to future medical costs in case of permanent physical damage and/or necessity for special treatments/medication in the future, as well as future loss of earnings and/or reduction of your income earning ability because of the injury/medical negligence.
Our aim is to secure the best possible compensation for our clients in the most effective way. The majority of claims we have handled, have been settled out of Court without the need for long Court proceedings.