Personal Injury Lawyers & Attorneys in the US: Market Research Report

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Personal Injury Lawyers & Attorneys Market Research Report | Advisory & Financial Services | Law Firms | Apr 2015

Personal payback: Demand for personal injury lawyers will likely grow in line with the aging US population

IBISWorld’s Personal Injury Lawyers & Attorneys market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Personal injury claims are filed for incidents such as road traffic accidents, workplace accidents, assaults, accidents in the home, defective product-related accidents and medical malpractice. Demand for personal injury lawyers exists regardless of the economic climate, and the industry weathered the recession well. Over the five years to 2020, medical malpractice suits will likely become more common, as the US population ages. The increasing popularity of structured settlements, which enable the negligent party to pay over a period of time rather than in one lump sum, will stabilize revenue for personal injury lawyers.... purchase to read more

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Personal injury lawyers primarily handle two kinds of cases: negligence and torts (intentional acts). Cases of negligence arise when a party unintentionally causes harm and disregards others' safety. The most common grounds for a negligence case arise after a person is injured due to an auto accident, medical malpractice or improper maintenance or design. Meanwhile, there are fewer tort cases in which an intentional act, such as assault and battery, child abuse or defamation, was committed. In such cases, the lawyer often does not have to prove the intention to injure, but rather that the client was injured by the wrongful conduct of the accused. According to the National Center for State Courts, however, only 4.4% of the civil caseload consists of tort litigation... purchase to read more


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What is the Personal Injury Lawyers & Attorneys Industry?

This industry comprises legal practitioners (i.e. lawyers or attorneys) that primarily practice personal injury law.

Industry Products
Personal Injury - AutomobileMedical malpracticeOther personal injury casesPersonal Injury - Airline Personal Injury - Marine
Industry Activities
Negligence law servicesTort law servicesWorkplace injury law services

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