Personal Injury Claims

When a person or a legal entity such as a company, government or organization is negligent and someone is injured as a result, a personal injury claim or lawsuit can be a pathway to compensation. A serious injury such as a broken bone, a back injury, a neck injury, a spinal cord injury or a head injury brings many expenses and losses to the injured person as well as family members.

Telpner Peterson Law Firm, LLP, Handles Car Accidents And Other Serious Injuries

Compensation for pain and suffering is often a significant part of an injury claim or lawsuit. A successful outcome typically requires good communication among the injured person, family members, medical providers and the attorney(s). If a skilled, zealous personal injury lawyer at our Council Bluffs law firm acts as your advocate after a serious accident, we will pursue every avenue of monetary resources. Please call us if you have been injured in a:

  • Motor vehicle-triggered injury such as a motorcycle or car accident
    • Truck crash, bus accident or other commercial vehicle accident
    • Pedestrian accident or bicycle accident
  • Workplace accident
    • Construction accident including a power tool injury, a crane accident or an accident involving heavy machinery or a construction vehicle
    • Industrial accident such as an injury at a manufacturing plant
  • Medical malpractice injury, such as an emergency room error, a surgical error, a dental malpractice injury or a birth injury
  • Slip-and-fall injury involving a slippery surface, stairs, steps, an elevator, an escalator, a stage, a balcony or other hazardous feature of a public or private property
  • Dog bite injury , swimming pool accident or playground injury

A successful personal injury claim can help recover financial resources to cover costs such as:

  • Emergency care
  • Ongoing medical bills for hospitalization, follow-up care, surgery and more
  • Physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and other types of therapy, including psychological counseling as needed
  • Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services
  • Personal care attendant services
  • Durable medical equipment needs, such as a wheelchair, a hospital bed purchase or rental for home use if necessary; a lift if necessary and other essential tools for life after a serious injury
  • Disability accommodations as needed, such as a modified van for personal transportation, home refurbishing to add grab bars, lower kitchen counters, widen doorways and add wheelchair ramps at exterior doors

Get Answers To Your Questions — Request A Free Consultation

After a serious accidental injury, Telpner Peterson Law Firm, LLP, can be a valuable resource. Call or email us to schedule a discussion with a lawyer at your earliest convenience. We urge you not to negotiate with an insurance company, accept a check or sign anything before talking to an attorney who can advise you of your rights. Please note that our law firm also handles defective product cases involving defective toys, car parts, tools and more.