A suburban city located about 100 miles northeast of New York City, Bristol, CT is one of the largest cities in the state. It offers a diverse environment with inviting country landscapes, 700 acres of wide-open parks, together with a bustling city vibe.
Not to be confused with its English namesake, Bristol, CT is home to the oldest amusement park in the U.S. It has operated constantly since it first opened in 1846, and offers more than 50 rides, and boasts the largest water park in Connecticut. It is also home to many museums, including the American Clock & Watch Museum that is dedicated to the science and art of timekeeping and timekeepers.
With a population of 59,639 in 2021, most Bristol, CT residents own their homes, many of whom are young professionals. When things go wrong, as they sometimes do, it’s good to know that there are people who can help. If you’ve been injured and it wasn’t your fault, the personal injury attorneys at Lemberg Law can fight for your rights and help you get your life back on track.
How a Bristol, CT Lawyer Can Help With Your Claim
The reckless actions of others can change your life instantly. You could end up in a hospital facing high bills and/or need medical treatment that needs to continue for months. Accidents of all types commonly impact the victims’ income and cause major stress. It can be a huge challenge to fight for compensation.
That’s where a Bristol, CT attorney comes in. While you are struggling to regain your health and heal from injuries, an attorney can build a strong claim on your behalf:
- Collecting all the necessary paperwork to prove your claim including police and medical reports, proof of your injuries, and testimonies from witnesses.
- Negotiating with insurance companies to ensure you get paid the maximum settlement possible.
- Fighting for payment of lost wages and/or future earnings as well as damages for pain and suffering or to property.
- Filing claims on your behalf, ensuring that your rights are maintained.
- Representing you in court if settlement offers are not acceptable or the other party decides to contest your claim.
An empathetic attorney specializing in personal injury will take control of the legal process when you are suffering emotional trauma and physical pain and stress.
Tell us what happened. We’ll tell you what you can expect to recover for your injuries.
We fight to win.
The Most Common Causes of Claims in Bristol, CT
Road accidents of various kinds are among the most common causes of personal injury. They are often caused by negligence, from failing to obey traffic signs to speeding. Driving under the influence (DIU) of alcohol or drugs is another very common cause.
Other causes of road accidents include defective traffic signals and broken signage, road maintenance issues, drivers who are distracted while at the wheel, and faulty auto parts.
They don’t only involve cars, but also trucks, motorcycles, and bicycles. The innocent party – you – might have been driving a car or riding a bike when the accident happened. You might also have been a pedestrian. Everybody is at risk, and you need to be acutely aware of this.
Of course, there are many other generic causes of personal injury. These include dog bites, defective products, and all kinds of work accidents.
FAQs From Our Bristol, CT Clients
Our personal injury lawyers get many calls asking for guidance relating to claims. It’s best to call us to get accurate advice regarding your claim, but here are a few examples of questions you might want to be answered:
What must I prove when I make a personal injury claim?
You will need to provide evidence of what happened and why your injuries were caused by someone else’s negligence.
What if the person who caused my accident claims it was my fault?
This happens fairly often and it will be up to your personal injury attorney to evaluate your case. If you were to blame in any way, your attorney, together with an insurance adjuster, and possibly a jury (if your case goes to court), will determine what percentage of fault each party is liable for. If you are found to have contributed to the accident, your claim will be reduced.
How can I claim medical expenses?
You will need to produce well-documented hospital and/or other medical bills. These must correspond with your treatment records and your formal personal injury claim. Your attorney will take responsibility for collecting and collating the paperwork to maximize your claim.
Why Choose Lemberg Law?
Lemberg Law has a team of specialist personal injury lawyers with wide experience in Bristol, CT. We form strong relationships with our clients who trust us to work on their behalf.
If you have suffered personal injuries of any kind, call and ask for a free consultation with one of our lawyers. We are here to help you.
Who are we? We are Lemberg Law, a Consumer Law Firm with an excellent reputation for compassionate and aggressive lawyering
Lemberg Law has a reputation backed by 13 years of service and $50 million in recovery for 25,000 clients nationwide. We know personal injury law. You have rights, and you deserve the best representation available. All you need to do is send us your information for a free case evaluation, or call our Helpline today. We’re knowledgeable; we’re friendly; and we’re here to help. There is no charge unless we win.