The Charles E. Boyk personal injury law office highlights personal injury cases of interest each month in the firm’s newsletter, The Boyk Bulletin. Many individuals do not know the wide variety of personal injury cases that can occur, so by sharing information regarding this area of law, we hope to educate our readers on not only the types of cases that we handle, but also what they should do if involved in a similar accident.
Below are the three cases of interest highlighted in August 2014. If you or a loved one has been involved in a similar situation and would like legal guidance, call our personal injury law office at 800.637.8170.
Personal Injury Cases
Boy Chased in Street by Dog then Hit by Car
A 12-year-old boy was riding his inline skateboard one day when he was chased into the street by a dog. The left side of the boy’s face struck a vehicle in the road and the accident caused serious injuries including a severe concussion, an implant of a titanium place and screws, and the need for plastic surgery.
Related: Dog Attack: Three Important Steps
Motorcycle Accident Leads to Months of Rehab
Our client was struck by a vehicle while riding his motorcycle, resulting in a two week state at the hospital to treat multiple injuries sustained in the accident. The motorcyclists experienced a six-inch laceration to his leg and suffered several other injuries including a broken tibia and fibia, cracked ribs, road rash, and an injury to his Achilles tendon. The motorcycle accident victim is unable to walk at this time and is in an inpatient rehab facility facing months of physical therapy.
Related: Injured in Motorcycle Accident
Car Accident Causes Head Injury & Multiple Fractures
Our client was the passenger in a vehicle during a roll-over accident. His friend was driving a truck and trailer when he lost control and flipped the truck 4-5 times. Our client sustained multiple injuries in the accident including factures to his collar bone and shoulder blade, two broken ribs, a concussion, and collapsed lungs. The client has also had 21 stitches to his face and forehead after the roll-over accident.
Related: Injured in Auto Accident
As you can see, the practice area of personal injury includes a variety of accidents. The lawyers at the Charles E. Boyk Law Office are experienced in a variety of cases including those similar to the ones described above, in addition to many other types. From dog bites to wrongful death, we help injured clients and their families receive the justice and compensation that is deserved after an accident affects their lives.
To speak to one of the personal injury attorneys at our law office, call 800.637.8170. You will be able to speak directly to an attorney about your case as well as receive advice regarding the legal steps that you should take. We also recommend checking out the Reports page on our website and ordering a free legal resource that can help guide you through the personal injury process.