A person who undergoes a loss or injury in some way due to the carelessness or actions of another has has a right to file for a personal injury compensation. If you can prove that financial or physical loss suffered was the fault of another person or organization, you can approach the Law Offices of Steven J. Horn a personal injury law firm in Encino, and ask for a personal injury attorney to seek punitive and compensatory damages on your behalf. For example, if you're is in a car accident caused by a drunk driver and you're injured or crippled in the process, you can seek payment from the other driver.
The tort law or personal injury law covers claims resulting from a broad range of conditions such as medical malpractice, wrongful death, and defective products to discrimination, accidents and worker's compensation. As a victim, you can make a claim for loss of income resulting from emotional distress or physical disability or for damage to property.