The personal injury lawyer looks out for the welfare of the person who has been wronged by a company or a person. If you happen to receive or purchase a product that is meant for general use, you expect it to do the job, you got the product for. You want the brakes on the car to stop the car, when you want it stopped. You don’t want the car’s headlights to go out when it is dark and you are still driving. You don’t want your blonde hair to dye green or to cause your hair to fall out. You don’t want to have a new roof put on your home, just to have it rain and have your roof fall in on you. These are just a small part of what can be a personal injury case. Most of the time the company or people will gladly make you whole. Make you whole is a term used by personal injury lawyers that covers the fact that it covers your costs. With personal injury however there can also be compensation for pain and suffering, loss of work, and even loss of time with your spouse or family. Your personal injury lawyer is well versed on what a person can be compensated and how to get what the person deserves. Even people who have cancer that is due to cigarette smoking has given personal injury lawyers a big boost in their income. They start a class action lawsuit and they end up with thousands of clients all at the same time.