Gun injuries and accidents can have devastating consequences. In many cases, they can cause catastrophic physical and psychological trauma. These type of incidents involve negligent behavior, and gun accident victims may be able to seek compensation for their injuries.
If you or a loved one have been injured following a firearm accident, it’s important to seek the assistance of an experienced Georgia personal injury attorney. Fortunately, the team at Kaplan & Lukowski, LLP, can help.
Types of Gun Injuries
Gun injuries can occur with legally or illegally sold weapons. These accidents and assault can occur from:
- Hunting accidents
- Firing range accidents
- Accidental shootings
- Misfires, firearm malfunctions, and defective firearm accidents
- And more
At Kaplan & Lukowski, LLP, we understand that shock and upset that occurs following a gun accident. While it can be difficult to establish which party or parties should be held liable for the accident, our firm can help. As Georgia’s top personal injury law firm, we have experienced investigators that will look into your case to help establish negligence and get you the compensation you deserve.
Who is Liable for Gun Injuries?
Depending on the situation, there may be a number of different parties liable for a gun injury:
- Manufacturer: If your gun injury was caused by a gun or ammunition malfunction, the manufacturer may be responsible for your accident.
- Retailer: In some cases, the gun may be sold in an illegal manner, perhaps to an under-aged person or to an incompetent individual. In this case, the gun’s retailer may be found liable for the gun injuries.
- The Gun’s Owner: Parents who leave weapons unprotected can be found liable for firearm injuries caused by accidents involving children. Or, anyone who does not properly care for their firearms may be liable for gun accidents and injuries.
Contact Kaplan & Lukowski, LLP following a Georgia Gun Injury
Gun accident and injuries can be very complex. It takes an experienced lawyer to understand all aspects of the case and to prove negligence in order to get you the compensation you deserve.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a gun accident, our team at Kaplan & Lukowski can help. Schedule your legal consultation today by contacting us at 404-845-0012 or using our online contact form.