It is important for individuals and businesses that have been accused of causing harm to be familiar with how to defend themselves against those accusations. Individuals and businesses accused of causing personal injuries have to make decisions about how to respond to a personal injury claim, how to defend against it and if they want to settle or go to trial.

There are a variety of different types of personal injury claims that individuals and businesses may need to defend themselves against in civil litigation. When an individual claims they have been harmed by a defective product, a business may find it needs to defend itself against a personal injury claim for damages. A product liability claim may be brought against a manufacturer, wholesaler, distributor or retailer of the product that is allegedly defective.

Products that may be alleged to be defective can include medical devices, prescription drugs, vehicles, children’s products and other types of everyday products as well. Additionally, a medical malpractice claim is another type of personal injury claim that may also be brought against a medical professional or hospital and may also require a personal injury defense. Insurance companies are commonly involved in the entire process.

It is important to be familiar with how to defend against personal injury claims brought against an individual or a business. Because of the importance of a personal injury defense, and the complexities associated with a personal injury claim, it is important to take these claims seriously and know how to defend against them.