The city of Pittsburgh is filled with law firms specializing in workers' compensation and personal injury cases. With Allegheny County's exceedingly high workplace injury rate, Dugan & Associates represents a high volume of clients whose lives have been drastically impacted by an injury caused by the negligence of someone else. Our values are always rooted in operating with a client-first mentality. In this Q&A session with Mitch Dugan, we highlight exactly why you can trust our team to handle your workers' compensation or personal injury case with honesty, integrity and empathy.
If you're filing a personal injury case, you will potentially be eligible for monetary compensation based off the details of your injury - whether it was caused by a car accident, slip and fall, or another incident that caused harm due to the negligence of someone else. However, as you begin to assess your legal options, you're probably going to ask yourself these questions:
Pain and suffering damages are a highly important aspect that your lawyer will review when assessing the details of your personal injury case. In addition to the costs of medical bills and lost wages, pain and suffering can cause serious financial burdens on families. So, it is always important to seek the advice of a lawyer in these situations to ensure you receive the maximum monetary compensation you are entitled to.
During the winter months, slippery sidewalks from ice and snow increase the risk of seriously injuring yourself due to a slip or fall. Just imagine this: you're walking your dog through your neighborhood on a cold snowy night when, suddenly, your feet slip out from underneath you - causing you to land awkwardly on your arm and slam your back/head on the concrete sidewalk. A sharp pain immediately shoots through your arm, and your vision blurs amid a splitting headache.
If you suffer a serious injury due to the negligence of someone else, it's likely that their insurance company will contact you for an official statement to review details of the incident before offering an injury settlement. Before talking to the insurance company let alone coming to any decision, however, you should seek advice from our team at Dugan & Associates in order to know when you should - or shouldn't - accept a settlement offer based on the specifics of your case.
We're excited to announce that Mitchell H. Dugan of Dugan & Associates has been listed in the 25th edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys from 145 different practice areas across the country were recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence. For the 2019 edition, over 7.8 million votes were analyzed for 60,000 nominations.