Catastrophic Injury and Wrongful Death
Accidents happen. At work and at play, while traveling and at home, unforeseen risks and countless variables are present. If an accident results in serious injury or death, certain entities may be complicit or responsible and therefore liable for damages. The attorneys at the Law Offices of James S. Rogers have extensive experience in cases of catastrophic death and injury and a proven track record of securing maximum results for victims and their families.
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Road crashes account for a staggering number of injuries and deaths each year. Establishing liability and securing awards for victims is an important part of healing and closure of these traumatic events. The attorneys at the Law Offices of James S. Rogers have considerable experience in rear-end, failure to yield, head-on, multi-vehicle and vehicle-pedestrian collisions.
Heavy trucks are a necessary part of our country’s supply chain, but their dense presence on our roadways can be hazardous for motorists. The attorneys at the Law Offices of James S. Rogers have experience in cases involving trucks and trucking companies.
Even as infrastructure improves and popularity increases, the risk of bicycle collisions remains high. Injuries sustained in a crash involving an automobile and a bicycle can be severe and fatal. The attorneys at the Law Offices of James S. Rogers have successfully represented many bicycle collision victims and their families.
Airplane crashes are catastrophic events that can have lasting impacts across entire communities. Whether the crash is a result of faulty design, damaged equipment or human negligence. The attorneys at the Law Offices of James S. Rogers have experience navigating the challenges of jurisdiction and conflict of law issues that accompany aviation disasters.
Land and business owners have a responsibility to protect those who access their property from criminal activity. If inadequate security is present, victims may pursue civil legal action. The attorneys at the Law Offices of James S. Rogers have experience establishing and liability in inadequate security claims.
Visitors on private property have a right to expect a reasonable level of safety. When unsafe conditions result in personal injury, the owner of the premises may be liable. The attorneys at the Law Offices of James S. Rogers are experienced in assessing legal rights for those injured on private property.
Cruise ship passengers trust their ships to provide a safe environment, and the cruise company may be liable for injuries caused by their negligence.
Construction Site Injuries/Deaths
The inherent dangers present on construction sites means strict safety measures must be followed. When jobsites are not kept safe and workers are injured, the construction company may be liable.
Party Buses and Shuttles
A company providing a mobile party service is responsible for taking the steps necessary to keep its guests reasonably safe. People injured while riding party buses and shuttles may have a right to legal action against the company. The attorneys at the Law Offices of James S. Rogers can assess the rights and liability of all parties and pursue accordingly.
Resort tort refers to a harmful action or inaction that results in an injury while on a cruise ship, at an amusement park, at a sports stadium, at a resort, or at any other entertainment-type premises. In a resort tort case, the plaintiff holds the resort responsible for his or her injury.
Resorts and other similar venues are responsible for the safety and security of their guests. The resort must provide their guests with a reasonably safe setting, protection from dangers, and warnings about possible hazards. When the resort has not provided a reasonably safe setting, the resort may be held responsible for injuries the guest sustained on the premises.