Personal injury law is a special category of tort law that protects the rights of individuals who have been injured due to the careless actions of others.
The key to success in a personal injury lawsuit is proving causation. That is, that the plaintiff suffered harm due to the defendant’s actions and that the harm was foreseeable.
Negligence is a legal concept that comes into play when someone acts carelessly and causes harm to another. It can be intentional or unintentional.
To prove negligence, you need to establish four elements: duty of care, breach of duty, causation and liability. This can be tricky if there are multiple people involved in the case.
You must also prove that the breach of the defendant’s duty was the proximate cause of your injuries. For example, if you were driving a car at an intersection and the driver ran through a red light, …