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Personal injury lawsuits

Sept. 29, 2023

If you are in an accident, you have legal rights and options. Personal injury lawsuits provide compensation for all losses that you may suffer. It is essential to understand the ramifications associated with lawsuits. The basics of personal injury lawsuits start with filing and work their way to settlement negotiations and/or trial. The plaintiff in the lawsuit must prove that the defendant is liable for injuries and/or financial damages. A plaintiff is responsible for showing that the defendant was negligent or otherwise at fault for the accident. Establishing liability is by proving negligence. The definition of negligence is failing to exercise reasonable care under the circumstances. In order to prove negligence, you must show that the defendant owed you a duty of care, that they breached that duty, and that their breach caused your injuries and/or financial damages. 

It is very important that you are represented by a qualified attorney to make sure that all of your rights are protected. Our office is always available to answer any and all questions you may have. We can be reached at (201) 796-5263.