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The following is a comprehensive but not an exhaustive list of legal practice areas. If you are looking for legal advice, it is important to consult an attorney that is licensed to practice in the area of law you need help with. Also keep in mind that while many different practice areas of law are similar for many states, each state has laws specific to that state. Only an attorney who is licensed to practice in the state that your legal needs are in is allowed to represent you in court if they need to do this to fight for your rights.
Common legal practice areas of law that people often need to find lawyers for help with include but are not limited to:
Personal Injury is a broad category that covers many different areas of law that deal with seeking monetary compensation for injuries caused by the negligence, malice or reckless behavior of someone. Common areas of personal injury include but are not limited to:
- Faulty and Dangerous Products
- Medical Malpractice
- Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA)
- Premise Liability
- Slip and Fall / Trip and Fall Accidents
- Workers Compensation
There are many more specialty areas for personal injury law and most specialty categories have there own specialty areas. An example of this is that a motor vehicle accident lawyer may specialize in accidents involving large trucks, motorcycles, intoxicated drivers, or a particular kind of accident such as rear-end or t-bone accidents, to name just a few of the many specialty areas within a specialty area of personal injury law.