Personal Injury Attorney in Topeka
Topeka Personal Injury Lawyer Protects Victims of Negligence in Kansas
Have you been injured due to someone else's negligence in Topeka, Kansas? Few things are more upsetting than an accident, and there is typically nothing you can do to fully prepare for unexpected injury-causing incidents. No matter how safe a driver is, or how long you have been receiving medical services from your doctor, or how careful you are on a job site, things like car accidents, medical malpractice, and
premises liability accidents occur.
Personal injuries are not simply limited to physical harm, and our attorneys at Palmer, Leatherman, White & Girard are no strangers to this truth. We completely understand that you may be feeling stressed due to financial hardship after taking time off of work. We know that these situations can result in difficulty or inability to pay doctor bills or even hinder you from seeking the medical attention that you deserve because you don't have a way to pay for it. To make matters worse, you may be watching a loved one or family member suffer severe or life-threatening injuries, and it may feel as though you can't do anything to help them fully recover from such a tragedy. We can help you pursue the compensation you need and deserve after you or a loved one was injured because of someone else's negligence. You can trust a Topeka personal injury attorney from our firm to offer valuable insight regarding how to file a claim or lawsuit in order to recover damages and move on from the tragic event that has rocked your life.
Representation from Topeka's Trial Lawyer of the Year
It's easy to feel like your life is crumbling after a personal injury accident. Not many people realize just how expensive things like medical bills or auto repair bills are. Many accident victims are forced to take time off of work to recover from their injuries, facing even bigger challenges as they try to make ends meet with limited resources. In addition, many people feel unfairly compensated by their insurance companies and often wonder what they can do to change circumstances in their favor. After all, you should not have to continue suffering financially, physically, and emotionally due to someone else's careless acts.
At Palmer, Leatherman, White & Girard, we believe that people who exhibit negligence and cause injury to others must be held accountable. At-fault parties must be brought to justice for their wrongdoing, and the best way to ensure that this happens is by bringing your case to trial. We only take on cases that we are willing to take all the way to trial if necessary, which allows us to thoroughly prepare your case. Only an experienced lawyer can represent you in court, and that is exactly what the attorneys at our firm are trained and qualified to do! Attorney Gary D. White has had the extreme honor of being named Topeka's Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2013, which is a highly coveted award only given to one attorney in the community per year. In addition, Attorney L. J. Leatherman has been listed as
KC Magazine's Lawyer of the Year in Kansas City, Attorney Meaghan M. Girard has been included in the National Trial Lawyers Association (NTLA) Top 100, and Attorney Dustin L. Van Dyk has been acknowledged by the NLTA Top 40 Under 40. With award-winning, peer-recognized, and client-approved lawyers on our team, you can expect to receive high-quality legal representation from our firm when you feel as if nothing or no one can help your situation.
Help in Your Hour of Need: Fighting Insurance Bad Faith and Medical Malpractice
At Palmer, Leatherman, White & Girard, we work hard to combat issues such as insurance bad faith to ensure that you are awarded the fullest compensation available for your claims. Leveling the playing field is what we excel at, and insurance companies know it! Our attorneys are ready and willing to take your case to trial, which is something insurance companies typically fear. Many insurance providers try to offer the lowest settlement they think they can based on the assumption that most people want to avoid going to court. With hard-hitting legal representation by your side, however, you stand a significantly better chance of recovering your full amount of damages. A Topeka personal injury attorney from our firm can be a fierce advocate of your rights and ensure that you are justly compensated.
We have been providing legal guidance for victims in Kansas since 1980, and one of our main areas of focus includes
medical malpractice. Issues of negligence can arise in any scenario, but when a medical professional exhibits carelessness, violating his or her duty of care and harming a patient, we believe taking action to right those wrongs. As professionals with extensive education and training, doctors must adhere to high standards of medical practice, but if you have been harmed due to negligence, you need to seek legal representation immediately. We can offer our insight on various malpractice case types, including
anesthesia injuries and
pharmaceutical injuries. We know you must be feeling distraught at this time, but our Topeka medical malpractice attorneys can work hard to ensure that your physician or another at-fault party is held accountable for their misconduct.
Contact Palmer, Leatherman, White & Girard Immediately After an Accident
At Palmer, Leatherman, White & Girard, we have nearly 60 years of combined legal experience and have obtained more than
$60 million in compensation for victims of accidents in Kansas. We proudly serve Topeka and surrounding areas, including
Junction City, and
Lawrence, and have dedicated our practice to providing skilled legal counsel to members of our community and state.
Immediately following an accident, it is crucial that you seek legal support and
contact a Topeka personal injury lawyer. If you or a loved one has been harmed due to negligence, your mind is probably consumed with many questions and concerns, like how to file claims with your insurance company or how to go about paying for medical bills. Stop worrying and call an attorney at our firm after your personal injury accident! We can provide you with a
free case evaluation to determine liability and discuss the circumstances around your case that may give your claims merit and establish whether compensation is available to you.
Enlist the help of our firm so that we can work hard to ensure the legal process is successfully completed while you focus on recovering and healing. We have earned the reputation of demonstrating unwavering commitment to our clients, and your case can get the same attention. Let our impressive track record of verdicts and settlements help you understand how our legal services can help your claims. Moving on with your life and putting the pieces back together is of the utmost importance after an accident, and the best way to do so can be with the help of a personal injury lawyer. Don't risk your case success with an inexperienced attorney or by trying to take on an insurance company by yourself. Failure to act within Kansas' statute of limitations could bar you from obtaining compensation for your damages forever, so let us put our skill, experience, and reputation to work for you right away!