Personal Injury

Following an injury, you may feel helpless, frustrated, and abandoned. Your medical bills are piling up. You can’t work. Your savings are dwindling. You feel completely overwhelmed and unsure of what to do next.

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, it is important that you seek advice from a law firm that can properly and effectively handle your case. As you already know, insurance companies are in the business of making a profit and not treating accident victims fairly. The insurance company has aggressive lawyers working for them. McDowell & Associates, Attorneys believes that you should too!

The victim of a personal injury due to the negligence of another may have the right to compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other out of pocket expenses. McDowell & Associates will gather the important facts related to your case and determine the fair and equable value of your claim.

McDowell & Associates will aggressively fight for everything you are entitled to. Don’t let the insurance adjuster pressure you or run you around. Let us deal with the insurance company.

McDowell & Associates, Attorneys will handle your case on a contingency-fee basis. If we don’t win your case, you don’t owe us any fees. Don’t go it alone, call 213-401-2322 or 702-900-2798 for a free, no obligation consultation to review your case and discuss your legal options with you.

We also know that after an accident it can be hard to get around. We will make arrangements to visit you in your home or at the hospital should you not be able to visit our offices. In addition, flexible after-hour and weekend appointments can also be arranged.

Practice Areas Include but are not limited to:

Slip & Fall

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Slip & Fall

Slip and Fall injuries are the second leading cause of injuries in the U.S. They account for an estimated 16,000 deaths each year. Many more slip and falls result in serious injury. Often these injuries and deaths are caused by a dangerous or hazardous condition on someone else’s property, such as wet floors, torn carpeting, debris in walkways, hidden hazards, slippery substances, narrow stairs and other dangerous conditions.

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Medical Malpractice

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Medical Malpractice

Medical professionals including doctors, surgeons, nurses, and hospitals are required to treat all of those relying on them for their medical needs with the care and expertise of similar professionals in the medical field. When the medical professional fails to provide treatment within that standard of care they have committed medical malpractice.

If the patient is harmed as a result of professional negligence, the victim may be able to recover damages through a medical malpractice lawsuit. Injuries may be the result of the healthcare professional failing to diagnose or the misdiagnosis of a condition, failing to use sufficient care when treating the patient, surgical malpractice, dental malpractice, and medication errors just to name a few. If a doctor, nurse, hospital or other medical professional has failed to treat you within the standard of care, you may be entitled to financial compensation to cover your losses including lost wages, pain and suffering, as well as past and future medical expenses.

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Dog Bites

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Dog Bites

Dog Bites are the 5 th most common emergency room injury for children, and about half of those bites occur in the facial area. Dog Bites to adults can be just as devastating. Many bites cause permanent scaring, long term pain and suffering and even loss of a part of the victim’s body.

The law requires the owner of an animal to maintain control. Even when a dog accidentally gets loose and subsequently bites a human, the fault lies not with the animal, but with the animal’s owner. A victim may recover monetary damages for medical cost, pain and suffering, as well as other costs for any bites or attack damages that happen due to the pet owner’s lack of control.

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Automobile/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents

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Automobile/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents

Every day, innocent victims of traffic accidents have their lives changed forever. Whether you are involved in a minor fender bender, a major motorcycle verse truck accident or something in between, the consequences can have devastating effects on its victims, leaving some seriously injured, permanently disabled, and financially destroyed. Reckless driving, speeding, driving under the influence, failure to pay attention, and failure to obey traffic laws are just a few of the common causes of motor vehicle accidents.

If you were injured in any type of motor vehicle accident caused by some form of negligence, you may have the right to seek compensation for damages, past and future lost wages, past and future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.

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Wrongful Death

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Wrongful Death

It is a distressing time when a spouse, domestic partner, parent, or child has been killed by the negligent actions of another. The loved ones death may be caused by medical malpractice, a motor vehicle accident, pedestrians and bicyclists hit by cars, construction accidents, and defective products. A loved one’s death is overwhelming and putting a monetary figure on their loss seems impossible, however, their survivors are entitled to recover monetary compensation from those responsible for the damages arising out of the death. Financial compensation cannot bring back your loved one, but it can make it easier to move on without them.

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Contact McDowell & Associates, Attorneys

We know that it can be troublesome when you need to act quickly to access money. But often, obtaining valuable information on your case will depend on when you hire your attorney. Again, the old cliché “the sooner the better,” fits, as you don’t want to lose valuable witnesses, video, or other evidence which can be lost or destroyed quickly and easily. Call McDowell & Associates, Attorneys today to discuss the best financial arrangement possible for your particular situation at 213-401-2322.