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Johnston Personal Injury Lawyer

There are a multitude of personal injury attorneys in Rhode Island to choose from when you’re hurt. This can be a challenging, yet crucial, decision as the lawyer you pick to represent you can make a world of difference in the amount of money you are awarded for your personal injury claim. Decades of experience, a proven track record of success, and a personalized expertise focused on injury law make Tapalian Law a clear choice. Attorney David Tapalian has been helping clients throughout RI and MA for over two decades with a dedicated concentration on personal injury law. He has won hundreds of thousands of dollars for his clients after they have been hurt due to the reckless or negligent acts of another.

Whether you’ve been hurt in a car accident or worksite incident, or have been the victim of a dog bite or medical mistake, our legal experts can help you. After your injury, it’s critical to get professional medical help right away. Depending on the severity of the accident, visit the nearest emergency room, walk in clinic, or your doctor's office to be evaluated. This step is vital to ensure your safety most importantly, as well as preserve the integrity of your potential injury claim. Then, call Tapalian Law to speak to a skilled Johnston personal injury attorney to discuss your case for free at 401-552-5000 or contact us online.

Motor Vehicle Crashes in Johnston, RI

The most common types of claims we handle for our Johnston clients are car accidents. Attorney Tapalian has multiple decades of practice working with all types of automobile accident cases, as well as motorcycle, pedestrian, and biking accidents. Any road or highway runs the risk of being the setting of a collision, some more serious than others. When a Johnston car accident is fatal, certain family members of the deceased are eligible to file a wrongful death claim with the help of a personal injury lawyer. This type of claim can assist the family monetarily with expenses after a tragic loss.

Injuries Caused by a Medical Mistake

Healthcare providers are paramount to our health and safety, but even the most skilled team can make a careless mistake. Medical malpractice is a serious issue and an error made by a trusted doctor or surgeon can upend your entire life. Malpractice need not be intentional; many medical mistakes occur due to careless error or failure to follow a procedure. Regardless, even a minor mishap can jeopardize your health and extend your recovery. If you believe you’ve been the victim of a medical error that has resulted in physical damages and/or emotional damage, you may be entitled to money. Discuss your concerns with a skilled personal injury lawyer in Johnston who can determine if your suffering is a result of a reckless medical mistake. 

Dog Bite Injuries in Johnston, RI

Pet lover or not, we are surrounded by the animals of our friends, family, and neighbor's, especially dogs. While the majority of dogs we encounter will be harmless, it only takes one to inflict a dangerous bite that can result in serious wounds to the face and various body parts as well as permanent scarring, and long-term emotional turmoil. A significant number of dog related harms occur to young children. A child may make a noise or perform a seemingly harmless act, for example, touching a toy the dog is playing with, unknowingly startling the pet. While pit bulls are a breed that often garner national attention for their aggressiveness, a Johnston dog bite can result from any type of dog. Even if a dog is usually friendly, they can unexpectedly be alarmed by a sound or movement that startles them causing them to react defensively and attack. If you or a loved one have been the victim of a dangerous dog bite injury, contact a personal injury attorney in Johnston to discuss your options.

Slips, Trips, & Falls

Slip and falls are not unique to Johnston, Rhode Island, they can most certainly happen within any city or town. Some slip and falls occur at stores or restaurants while others may be due to improper maintenance by public entities such as salting the streets during an icy storm. If you are injured by an accident such as this, you want to make sure you seek medical treatment. You also should try to gather evidence at the scene if possible. For example, try to take as many pictures as you can of the accident scene before anything is moved, cleaned up, or repaired. Obtain the contact information of anyone who may have witnessed the incident as their first-hand knowledge may be pertinent to corroborate your claim for negligence.

Variables that Affect Your Personal Injury Compensation

Medical bills, physical therapy visits, and other expenses relate to your injury can add up quickly. If you are unable to work as a result of the injury, lost wages can compound the severity of your financial situation even faster. These factors and more can greatly affect the amount of compensation you will receive in a Johnston personal injury case.

The severity of the injury, treatments incurred, and future medical treatments including surgery and rehabilitative costs must be taken into account. Your potential for a full recovery to your pre-accident condition and the ability to fully return to work will also be taken into account. Your legal team will obtain your medical records to provide evidence of the extent of your injuries including hospital bills, medical treatments, and doctor or specialist visits. Depending on the incident, non-economic damages such as mental anguish may also be accounted for when considering your settlement amount. With multiple connections in the medical community, Attorney Tapalian will ensure that the extent of your economic and non-economic damages is clearly documented and that you receive an amount of compensation commensurate with your damages.

Contact a Johnston Personal Injury Attorney

If you or a loved one have been hurt in any type of accident, it’s essential to protect your legal rights. Attorney Tapalian and his skilled injury team will fight for your rights and ensure you are treated fairly by the insurance companies. We are available days, nights, and weekends to answer questions or concerns about your Rhode Island or Massachusetts personal injury case. Call our Providence office at 401-552-5000 or contact us online to discuss your claim today.

Client Reviews
He took care of everything and kept me updated as well. It was such a smooth process and in the end I won my case. I would highly recommend David Tapalian! Patrice F.
When I contacted David Tapalian, Attorney & Counselor at Law, all my worries were immediately alleviated. He handled my case from beginning to end and kept me updated every step of the way. Susie M.
I visited David a couple of days after my accident and he gave me clear and concise details on what would happen throughout the process... David N.