Personal Injury Attorney in Longmont, CO
If you have been injured in an accident that was caused by another’s carelessness or wrong-doing, you may be eligible for compensation. In Colorado, victims of personal injuries have a right to claim damages. Malik Law is a legal firm that specializes in personal injury law. We’ve helped hundreds of Longmont, CO, clients achieve compensation for their injuries. If you’ve been injured in a car accident or slip and fall incident, you need professional legal representation. Our firm is based in Boulder, CO, but we represent clients all over the state, including Longmont.
About Malik Law
Malik Law specializes in personal injury law. We typically take cases that include:
- Premises Liability
- Car Accidents
- Truck Accidents
- Motorcycle Accident
- Wrongful Death
- Bicycle Accidents
These types of cases can be complex. That’s why you need a dedicated personal injury attorney to represent your claim and guide you through the legal process. Malik Law has a track record for success. We will work diligently to fight for your right to fair compensation. Founded by Attorney Saira P. Malik, Malik Law is committed to fighting for victims of accidents who have been hurt as a result of someone else’s wrong-doing or carelessness.
How Can Malik Law Help You?
Malik Law is a small legal firm—and that’s one of our strengths. We take pride in getting to know our clients and their stories. No one is a mere case file in our practice. Our attorneys are empathetic and always deliver personalized attention to each client and their claim. In large firms, many clients feel anonymous and worry that their case is simply one of many and not integral to the firm’s success. You won’t get that kind of treatment at Malik Firm. Every client counts. Every case is essential to win.
When you hire Malik Law, you can also expect your attorney to go above and beyond to effectively represent your claim at the negotiation table or in the court room. We have many resources at our disposal and have the investigative skills needed to gather everything needed to promote your claim to fair compensation. Our attorneys are driven to fight for our clients’ rights. We understand the pain and suffering that accompanies these cases; we can’t undo the terrible thing that’s happened to them, but we can use our skills to fight for a lucrative compensation package to help ease the financial burden laid at their door.
Time Frame for Personal Injury Cases
It’s important for clients to understand that there is a strict time limit for filing personal injury claims. In Colorado, people have two years to file from the date of their accident. After filing, the case may be resolved in a few weeks but it may also take a couple years. The particulars of the case matter. If negotiations fail, the case may take longer. The litigation process will necessarily tack on extra time to the legal process.
Malik Law Attorneys Are Dedicated to Helping You Win Your Case
Malik Law attorneys are highly skilled professionals who will provide you with expert legal advice throughout your legal journey. You can count on our attorneys to:
- File court documents on time
- Attend all court or negotiation proceedings
- Procure documents and evidentiary materials
- Manage court documents and paperwork
- Evaluate your case in detail
- Communicate with insurers
- Obtain witness statements
- Negotiate or litigate aggressively
- Communicate with medical experts
- Communicate with the at-fault party’s attorneys
- Procure necessary evidentiary materials
If you’ve been injured in an accident in Longmont, CO, let us evaluate your claim. We’ll provide you with expert legal advice and answer all your questions about the legal process. Having an experienced legal pro on your side can make a world of difference. We are on your side and you’ll know it from our dedicated service.
The first thing we do when meeting with a client is discuss what happened and perform a preliminary evaluation of the case. Clients typically have many questions about the legal process regarding personal injury law and whether or not they should pursue a legal course of action. Our attorneys are experienced in these matters. We can address all of your questions and concerns while helping you understand the merits of your case and what you may be entitled to either through negotiation or litigation.
Negotiating a Fair Settlement
In cases where the defendant’s fault is clear, negotiations are often fruitful. In fact, most personal injury cases are resolved through the legal negotiation process. We can negotiate with insurers and the at-fault party’s attorneys to attempt to arrive at an agreement. We have achieved many lucrative settlement packages for our Longmont, CO, clients. Often, insurers want to avoid long and costly litigation of the case and so they will try to settle the case. Naturally, we know what our clients are entitled to, as they do as well, so it’s frequently possible to arrive at a settlement that’s agreeable to our clients. Sometimes, however, negotiations fail. Then, we take the matter to court.
The Litigation Process
Malik Law attorneys will aggressively represent your claim during the litigation process. Saira P. Malik has a decade’s worth of experience litigating these types of cases. If the at-fault party will not agree to a fair settlement, we will not shrink from holding them accountable nonetheless. That’s why there are courts—and we thrive in the court room setting. We will do our utmost to effectively represent your claim. You deserve compensation for what you’ve endured and we’ll fight for you every step of the way.
Compensation for Colorado Victims
In Colorado, victims of a personal injury can make a claim for damages. There are two categories of damages that may be claimed: economic damages and non-economic damages. Economic damages refer to lost wages and medical expenses. These can also include future medical bills and missed wages as many claimant’s require on-going or long-time medical care for the injuries they’ve suffered.
Non-economic damages refer to pain and suffering—both physical and mental pain and suffering. There is a cap on these damages, but in rare cases, the cap be raised if the evidence is overwhelming.
So, how do claimants arrive at their compensation demands? The current economic damages are easy to pinpoint because our clients tend to have a fistful of medical bills and proof of missed work. It can be more complicated to calculate future costs related to the injury. In these cases, we may consult with an expert like an actuary or accountant. Then, we factor in the non-economic damages to arrive at a monetary amount.
The Importance of Medical Treatment
If you get hurt in an accident, it’s vital that you get medical attention as soon as possible. Medical care can safeguard your health and well-being, but it also establishes proof of your injuries. If you decide to pursue a claim, you will need to prove that you sustained medically validated injuries. If you’ve been treated by a licensed physician or hospital, you will have the documented proof you need to provide in support of your claim.
Malik Law attorneys have represented clients who have sustained a wide array of injury types. Some injuries that Colorado victims of accidents have suffered include:
- Brain Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Organ Damage
- Internal Bleeding
- Fractures and Broken Bones
- Road Rash
- Cuts and Lacerations
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Often, these injuries are life changing. Many personal injury victims suffer injuries that they will never fully recover from. Sometimes, victims are left disabled and can no longer work or live the lives they once led. When this happens because of another’s fault, victims are entitled to seek compensation.
Police Report / Incident Report
After seeking medical care, the accident or incident report is important to procure. If you’re involved in an accident and are able to, be sure to contact the police. They will document the incident in a professional accident report. This, too, becomes evidence if you choose to pursue your claim for fair compensation. If you get injured at a store or on commercial property, you can request a copy of the incident report.
Don’t Talk to the Insurers
It’s common practice for insurers to get in touch with victims of personal injuries. Their motives are complex. While insurance representatives may sound caring and reasonable on the phone, the business they represent ultimately wants to pay as little as possible to victims. Instead of talking and possibly saying something that could hurt your claim, let us communicate with insurers. It’s important that they are aware they you have expert legal representation should you need to rely on it. They may not be as quick to offer a ridiculously low settlement offer or attempt to minimize the injuries and suffering that victims endure.
Malik Law attorneys have years of experience communicating and negotiating with insurers and other attorneys. We will represent your interests effectively. After an accident and after you’ve gotten medical care, we recommend that you call us. We can provide you with expert legal advice right from the very beginning of the situation. While you attempt to recover, we’ll handle the legal aspects of your case.
Consult with Us
Many clients in Longmont, CO, enter our firm unsure of whether or not to press their claim. That’s why a legal evaluation is so important. We can go over the claim in detail, helping each one understand what they appear to be entitled to according to Colorado law. We can also go over the whole process and fees associated with pressing a claim. Many clients are necessarily worried about the cost of filing a claim. We frequently alleviate worries and fears on that front by discussing what we charge as well as what compensation the client is entitled to. We offer a free initial consultation during which we can discuss your case, helping you make a decision about making a demand for fair compensation.
Malik Law specializes in personal injury law. By specializing in these types of cases, we’ve been able to hone our skills in order to effectively represent clients who have been injured. We believe in your right to justice—to fair compensation. We promise to do everything in our power to help you achieve your legal goals. Call us to schedule your free initial consultation.
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Boulder, CO 80303
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