Accidents occur daily and in various forms, whether it is a car accident, a slip and fall, a product defect, or even a workplace mishap. Unfortunately many of these accidents also involve some kind of injury; this may mean a physical injury or injury to your property.
What is Negligence?
Negligence claims help those who have been injured in an accident receive damages to make them whole again. Ultimately, if you think you have been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, a good question to ask is whether a reasonably prudent person would have acted the same in similar circumstances? If the answer to this question is no, it is likely worth your while to pursue your options with an experienced personal injury attorney in your area.
How do you prove negligence?
To be able to be compensated for your injuries, plaintiffs (the injured parties) have the burden of proving four elements in a negligence claim – duty, breach, causation, and damages. [Read more…]