Looking for a personal injury attorney near Aberdeen, SD?
Millions of people in the U.S. are injured every year in accidents that were the result of negligence or intentional wrongdoing on the part of another party or parties. Residents of South Dakota have a legal right to sue for economic damages including medical and hospital bills plus the cost associated with rehabilitation and/or long term care in cases involving negligence or intentional wrongdoing. Non-economic damages include those for pain and suffering and emotional distress.
Each state has its own laws pertaining to personal injury cases. For personal injury cases in South Dakota, you’re going to want to engage the services of a personal injury attorney who is knowledgeable with respect to the laws in South Dakota that cover personal injury.
If you require legal assistance for a personal injury claim and live in or near Aberdeen, SD, Greg Yates and Michael Shubeck of Rapid City Attorneys are considered by many to be two of the best personal injury attorneys in the state. Both Mr. Yates and Mr. Shubeck are native sons and completed their legal education at the University of South Dakota School of Law. They’ve been representing citizens from Rapid City and around the state for many years and have been at the center of many high-profile cases. Between the two of them, they’ve recovered millions of dollars in damages for clients through jury verdicts, awards, and negotiated settlements.
We know the South Dakota laws
South Dakota, like many other states, has its own set of personal injury laws. The deadline or statute of limitation for personal injury cases in South Dakota is three years from the date of the accident or incident that caused the injury. Therefore, it’s critical that your suit get filed before that deadline expires.
At Rapid City Attorneys, Greg Yates and Michael Shubeck have more than 40 years of combined experience, providing outstanding legal services to their clients in state as well as federal courts throughout South Dakota. They are very knowledgeable when it comes to South Dakota personal injury laws.
After an initial meeting to discuss all of the aspects of your case, they will take the time necessary to carefully review your case to determine the right course of action to take. This may include a negotiated settlement, mediation or arbitration with the defendant’s insurers, or it may involve litigation if Mr. Yates or Mr. Shubeck feel that the settlement offer is not a fair or reasonable amount of compensation for your injuries.
Hire an attorney
If you need a PI attorney near Aberdeen, SD, Rapid City Attorneys should be at the top of your list. Our firm will provide personalized and compassionate advice and counsel and will work tirelessly on your behalf to ensure that you achieve the best possible results.
The majority of personal injury cases are settled before going to trial, but about 4-5% require litigation. Therefore, you want to hire a personal injury attorney who, not only has a proven track record with securing equitable negotiated settlements, but one who has experience and success trying cases in court.
Contact our office to schedule your free consultation.