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Personal Injury Attorney in North Dakota

Accidents happen, when they do, it is important to consult with a North Dakota personal injury lawyer to determine what legal rights you may if you have been injured and to protect your interest. Attorney James Shaw with Carabin Shaw Law Firm is a personal injury attorney in North Dakota who represents individuals who are injured in an accident.

It could be a slip and fall, car accident, or other incident at the hands of another, but when injuries that lead to lost income, mountains of medical bills or extreme pain and suffering result from that accident, recovery for that injury becomes of the highest priority.

Attorney James Shaw is here to help with any of the following:

Construction Accidents

It is important to discuss your options with a lawyer regarding any case where you are injured as a result of an accident on a construction site.

Many times, construction accidents happen while someone is working for a subcontractor while employed. Most of the time, the worker will be covered by workers compensation provided by their employer and are not allowed to bring a negligence action against their employer.

However, a case can be brought to recover loss of earnings/earning potential, pain and suffering, or medical bills directly against a general contractor and/or subcontractors who are negligent.

Attorney Shaw can handle an injury related to following construction accidents: falls from scaffolds, explosions, unsafe working conditions, fires, crane accidents, defective or unsafe equipment, chemical leaks, electrical accidents, falling debris or material or careless behavior at the work site.

On a daily basis, North Dakota construction workers are exposed to dangerous working conditions. Because of this, construction accidents occur frequently, and personal injury results.

Oil Rig Accidents

Defective wellheads, drilling rigs, and other machinery, improperly installed or designed safety features, rig structural damages, gas leaks, and hazardous weather conditions can result in oil rig accidents.

It’s a fact, oil rig jobs are dangerous. Attorney James Shaw can help if you are hurt while working in North Dakota or Bakken. Your injuries may have been caused by defective equipment or unsafe working conditions and such accidents, as are many, can be easily prevented. Contact Attorney Shaw if you have been injured in an oil rig accident.

Slip & Fall Accidents/Premise Liability

A premises liability case is the legal name for a slip and fall personal injury case. The negligent business, government agency or individual responsible for the premises could be liable for your accident and liable to help cover your loss of income, medical expenses, and pain and suffering, whether they be past and/or future losses.

Slip and fall accidents are fast and serious personal injuries could potentially result. Those could affect you in several different ways. Many slip and fall accidents could have been prevented in the first place.

A residence you were visiting may have been an uninviting environment or there could have been improper maintenance at an area of business you visited. If you or someone you know has sustained injuries from a slip and fall, you may be entitled to compensation.

Back or Neck Injuries

You know that coping with the pain of a back or neck pain results in temporary life changes most of the time that affects your day to day activities. An accident involving cars or trucks, construction or oil rig, motorcycles, heavy lifting, sitting, twisting, or standing can all cause an injury. Attorney James Shaw with Carabin Shaw Law Firm helps clients all around North Dakota in making sure they are properly compensated for their injuries.

North Dakota car accidents, construction accidents, sports, slip and falls and other types of work or recreational related activities can result in back and neck injuries. With so many causes for these potential injuries, it is one of the leading reasons why people visit a doctor.

Attorney James Shaw is ready to discuss your case if you have experienced a back or neck injury. This includes, but is not limited to, car or truck accidents, heavy lifting or reaching for items, twisting at the waist with heavy objections, motorcycle accidents, construction or oil rig accidents, working in uncomfortable positions for too long, slipping on a wet floor or ice in the winter, and lifting or carrying objects that are awkward, bulky or unstable.

Recreational Vehicle Accidents

Frequently catastrophic injuries that lead to traumatic brain injuries, loss of limbs, severe burns paralysis or even death are a result of injuries sustained in recreational vehicle accidents.

Many individuals in North Dakota invest time and/or money into recreational vehicle usage during the summer or winter. Sadly, the use of the vehicles do cause injuries and they often involve the operator and passengers or innocent bystanders.

Either way you may be entitled to damages for loss of earnings, pain and suffering, and/or substantial injuries you have incurred. Accidents from an ATV like a snowmobile, motorcycle, dirt bike or four wheeler, motor-home, a fifth wheel, camper trailers, a jet-ski, boat and go-kart are just a few examples of common recreational accidents that result in serious injury.

Unfortunately in some cases, a faulty design, machine or improper warning are what cause the injuries. In others, someone else’s negligence in their operation of the vehicle, truck or car is the cause.

Contact Our Law Firm

If you or someone you know in North Dakota has ben injured as a result of someone else’s wrongdoing, call Attorney James Shaw with Carabin Shaw Law Firm at 800-862-1260.

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