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John Q. Kelly, referred to as “…the most sought after wrongful death lawyer in the land” by Greenwich Magazine

"He is brilliant - mentally the toughest, most disciplined attorney you could ever hope to meet. He is always three steps ahead of everyone else." Beth Holloway

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Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Lawyer

Serving Westchester County, Fairfield County, White Plains, Stamford, Greenwich and Metro New York

At Ivey Barnum & O'Mara, LLC, our Greenwich injury lawyers help individuals and families pursue justice with personal injury claims and wrongful death claims against individuals and businesses. Working with attorney John Q. Kelly is a team of experienced litigators and paralegals, ensuring that every matter we take on is well-staffed and painstakingly prepared.

Unlike most, we measure the success of our personal injury and wrongful death practice by the quality, and not the quantity, of the matters we handle. Exhaustive attention to detail is employed at every stage of each case to maximize each client's recovery, whether by trial or settlement. Whether you have suffered a permanently disabling injury or lost a loved one in a fatal accident, you can rely on our team of injury trial lawyers.

What Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

The value of your personal injury claim will vary depending on the nature of your injuries and the circumstances of your accident. For example, if you sustain catastrophic car accident injuries that render you paralyzed for the rest of your life, you may be entitled to much more compensation than if you were still able to walk. To determine the potential value of your claim, your personal injury lawyer will need to carefully review your case and calculate your lifetime costs, using a multiplier based on the severity of your injuries.

Recoverable Damages in a Personal Injury Case

Economic, non-economic, and punitive are the three damages available in a personal injury case. How many damages you will be able to pursue and how much compensation you will be able to recover depends on the specifics of your induvial case, as all personal injury cases are different.

All three types of damages are responsible for compensating for a different loss. Economic and non-economic damages are similar in purpose since both of these damages fall under the umbrella of “compensatory damages” which are damages that compensate the injured party for a loss. Punitive damages are different from compensatory damages in that their main purpose is to punish the negligent party for their wrong behavior. Compensatory damages are most often awarded in personal injury cases whereas punitive damages are not often awarded. Compensatory damages compensate for both tangible and intangible losses including:

  • Loss of income
  • Medical expenses
  • Mental anguish
  • Pain and suffering

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