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Personal Injury Law Lawyers In Carpenter South Dakota

Carpenter is an unincorporated community in Clark County, South Dakota, United States. Although not tracked by the Census Bureau, Carpenter has been assigned the ZIP code of 57322. Despite the city's size of one square city block, businesses such as Wheat Growers, the Carpenter Cafe, Dick's Garage, and the post office flourish here. Carpenter was named by postmaster John C. Opsahl for his recently deceased friend, G. W. Carpenter, a land office agent in nearby Watertown, Codington County. U.S. federal censuses enumerate a George W. Carpenter, born c1833-1834 in New York, in Waterton from 1880-1910; he was a veteran of the American Civil War, with service in the 21st and the 116th New York Infantry regiments.

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 South Dakota

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