Personal Injury is the legal term for injury to one's body, mind, or emotions. Personal Injury cases fall under tort law, and are civil, not criminal, so no criminal action is taken. Retribution is usually monetary, and can include payment for loss of earnings (both current and future), pain and suffering, as well as reasonable payment of medical expenses. Cases arise from incidents such as automobile accidents, assaults, product defects, and slips and falls. Wrongful death cases also fall into this category. In order to win a personal injury case, it must be proven by a preponderance of the evidence that the defendant is liable. The attorneys at Harmon & Felts, P.A., have all the resources necessary to handle complex personal injury cases.