What is personal injury? Personal injury, in the legal world, is the area of law that deals with unfortunate accidents. When you find yourself in pain, losing work for treatments, disfigured, and injured due to someone else’s negligence, it is important to have a lawyer help you hold that person accountable!
Personal Injury practice areas include:
When someone else is neglegence caused you pain, don’t ignore the incident and move on with your life. It is important to have a lawyer make sure you are not the one stuck with the medical bills. So what is negligence, legally speaking?
What is Negligence?
To prove someone elses negligence to a court, you have to prove that person had a duty of care, they breached that duty, you suffered an injury, and their breach of that duty was the actual and proximate cause of your injury.
For example, when you are driving a motor vehicle, you have a duty to drive in a manner which keeps those around you safe. If someone causes an accident, they likely breached that duty. If you end up needing to see a chiropractor after the accident due to new back pain, then you can likely prove the accident was the actual and proximate cause of the injuries brining you to the chiropractor. In this case, the insurance company of the person who caused the accident should pay for you past and future medical bills for the injury thier insured cuased.
Each type of accident has different nuances to it and it important you have an experienced lawyer working for you to make sure you get the best possible settlement for your future.
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