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Personal Injury Law Lawyers In Council Bluffs Iowa

Council Bluffs is a city in and the county seat of Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States and is on the east bank of the Missouri River. The population was 58,268 at the 2000 census. Along with neighboring Omaha, Council Bluffs is part of the 60th-largest metropolitan area in the United States in 2000, with an estimated population of 837,925 residing in the eight counties of the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area. Council Bluffs is several decades older than its significantly larger neighbor across the river, Omaha, which was founded by Council Bluffs businessmen and speculators in 1854 following the Kansas-Nebraska Act.

What is personal injury law?

Personal injury includes injuries to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury to property. If the negligence of another person can be proved, the person who is injured may be entitled to monetary compensation from that person who was negligent. Attorneys often represent clients on a contingency basis, in which the attorneys fee is a percentage of the compensation the plaintiff receives, payable when the case is resolved. Cases involving people who have suffered an injury for which someone else (an individual or business) may be legally liable -- may include injuries caused by car accidents, medical malpractice, dog bites, slip and fall incidents, and emotional distress.

Answers to personal injury law issues in Iowa

If an injury suffered results in the death of a person, then that person's estate may assert a wrongful death claims...

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

A landlord may be liable to the tenant--or others-for injuries caused by dangerous or defective conditions on the...

Catastrophic injuries are those that require significant medical treatment, and which usually have a long-term or...

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a complex injury with a broad spectrum of symptoms and disabilities. The impact on a...

Paying passengers who are injured on a boat or cruise may bring a lawsuit against the boat owner if the owner's...

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Depending on the details of your case, you may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, and...

There are many different kinds of actions that would be called 'elder abuse' in a court of law. It may be difficult...