Thank you for visiting our personal injury website. At Goldwater Law Firm, PC, we are committed to providing accident victims with the compassionate yet aggressive representation that they need in order to seek the monetary compensation they deserve following a serious accident. Our personal injury lawyer is experienced in helping injured victims recover the compensation they are entitled. Suffering injury in an accident of any kind can be very traumatic to the accident victim as well as his or her family. It may lead to financial difficulties as well as extensive emotional trauma, depression, and anxiety. At times, the injuries themselves may limit the way the victim is able to live his or her life from here on out.

Personal injury lawsuits offer those who have been injured, as a result of another’s negligent conduct, the opportunity to seek justice and financial compensation from the responsible party. This may be another driver who caused an auto accident, a negligent doctor who slipped and caused a serious injury, or perhaps a dog owner who did not properly control his or her dog, causing it to attack. Whatever the circumstances of the case, the victim can seek the help he or she needs from an experienced personal injury lawyer.

In talking to an attorney about your case and your legal options, you can find out more about what steps you can take to maximize your potential financial recovery after an accident. This may have a significant impact on the outcome of your case as well as your ability to rebuild your life.


Legal responsibility, or liability, is an important part of any personal injury claim, whether this is related to a slip and fall accident, auto accident or dog bite. It will be necessary for the plaintiff (the victim) to establish the fault of the defendant (the person against whom a personal injury claim is brought). To do this, the following factors will need to be addressed:

  • The defendant had an obligation to the plaintiff, to act with a certain level of caution or to provide a standard level of care.
  • The defendant did something or failed to do something that breached this obligation.
  • The act or failure to act was the cause of the plaintiff’s injuries.

In personal injury claims, fault and liability is established based upon a preponderance (majority) of evidence. Unlike criminal cases where guilt must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, personal injury claims are resolved by proving that it was “more likely than not” that the defendant’s action or inaction led to the plaintiff’s injuries.

By establishing the fault of the defendant in a personal injury claim, a personal injury attorney can help an accident or injury victim seek and recover financial compensation. This will enable the victim to begin rebuilding his or her life. The penalties imposed in civil court are financial in nature. As such, the damages awarded to the victim will be intended to compensate the victim and assist him or her in rebuilding and recovering to a similar position as to before the accident occurred. This may include money for medical care, future treatment, physical therapy, occupational therapy, lost wages from missed work, future lost earnings, and pain and suffering.

While it may be tempting to try and handle your case on your own, the emotional and legal benefits of having an experienced personal injury lawyer fighting at your side are immeasurable. When in negotiations with insurance companies, often times your case will be denied, delayed, or settled for much less than the desired value to compensate for all physical and non-physical losses incurred from the accident. Insurance companies are only concerned with their own profit and the bottom line at the end of the day. Promises they make at the beginning are often much more grand than they ever want to live up to, which leaves you hanging out to dry as soon as you’re in actual need.

By securing a heavyweight of a personal injury lawyer at the beginning, you are letting them know that you mean business. Often, this simple act can be enough to get them to give you the respect you deserve and allow you to reach a satisfactory settlement outside of court. If not, however, then we are prepared to do whatever it takes in pursuit of the desired results. You can be confident that we will be fighting to protect your rights and work towards your future.


Following an accident, serious injury or loss of a loved one, the last thing anyone wants to deal with is legal paperwork or a lawsuit in order to help ensure that they can get the compensation they need in order to survive financially and move on. Unfortunately, this is what many accident victims and their families go through when they do not immediately hire an attorney to address their concerns and handle all aspects of their claim.

A skilled accident and injury lawyer can evaluate your unique situation, make an accurate determination of what would be helpful to the outcome of your claim and then plan a strategy to help you file a claim with the insurance company involved and bring a lawsuit against the responsible party in order to hold them liable for your injuries and losses.

When stuck in one of the most emotional, stressful times in your life, you shouldn’t have to think you have to face it alone. The process of law can appear daunting and even impossible to overcome at times. The language is complex and the law complicated. It can be overwhelming to consider, let alone try to navigate on your own. This is why having a strong, skilled personal injury lawyer at your side is so incredibly important.

With the guidance of a skilled personal injury lawyer, you can be ushered through the difficult journey with as little strain as possible. With our intimate and personal knowledge of the law, you can trust that your case will be pursued with precision and dedication. We will leave no stone unturned and no path untaken if we think it will help in the efforts to your success. With experienced and aggressive representation, a victim can focus on what matters most: recovery and being with loved ones.

We are here for you if you have been injured or have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligent or wrongful actions. Your initial consultation is free. You pay nothing unless we collect compensation on your behalf.

Contact personal injury lawyer, Bob Goldwater, toll-free at (602-502-6000 regarding your accident and injury case!

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