Legal Terminology 101: Personal Injury Edition

If you or someone you love has been or is currently involved in a personal injury lawsuit, you are likely to encounter many terms and words that you have never seen before. These technical words and phrases of legal jargon are used between lawyers and the court. However, as a party to a lawsuit, there are key terms that will help your understanding of the case and potentially improve the desired outcome.
Type of Case

Criminal Case: Where an individual has been arrested and charged with a crime by
local law enforcement. After an arrest and charge, only federal, state, or local
can choose to file a criminal case against the individual.

Civil Case: Where an individual has been injured or wronged and chooses to sue
another individual, corporation, or government entity.

Common Personal Injury Terms
As experienced personal injury attorneys, we are here to help you through the confusion and chaos of a lawsuit. Contact Hariri Law Goup with any more questions or inquiries, we are here to help!
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