TOP 10 TIPS FOR THE INJURED 4 Put simply, serious and catastrophic injuries can happen anytime, anywhere, and under any circumstance. An innocuous trip and fall in your local Costco or El Super could result in just as serious an injury as falling from a 20-foot ladder. In our over 30 years of experience and after thousands of cases won for injured clients, we’ve seen every type of serious injury occurring from the following types of accidents, situations, and industries: HOW DO SERIOUS INJURIES OCCUR? Car accidents, including SUV’s and light trucks Commercial trucking accidents (aka big rigs, 18-wheelers) Motorcycle accidents Construction accidents Vehicle-versus-pedestrian accidents Bus accidents, including school, transit, and touring buses (such as Greyhound) Slip and falls/ trip and falls Pool accidents, including drowning and near-drowning Agricultural accidents Aviation, train, boating, and mass public transportation accidents Sexual assault and battery, sexual abuse, and molestation Premises accidents, including falling gates, dog bites, elevators, and others Medical malpractice Dangerous drugs Toxic exposure Electrocutions, fires, and explosions Defective or dangerous products As we will explain in more detail below, you will notice that many serious injury accident types may be workplace-related. As such, it is important to discuss the interplay between workers’ compensation cases, civil lawsuits, and a combination of the two, known as “cross-over” or “third-party” cases. k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k TOP 10 TIPS FOR THE SERIOUSL Y INJURED 800-818-1818 •