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What is negligence?
Posted In Car Accidents, Dog Bites / Attacks, Motorcycle Accidents, Product Liability, Serious Injuries, Slip and Fall, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
If another person's negligent actions led to an accident that resulted in you being injured, you may be eager to file a personal injury claim or lawsuit to pursue compensation for your injuries. However, before you start daydreaming about how you'll spend your settlement, you should determine whether your case—and the defendant's conduct—meets the legal definition of negligence. In order for a judge or jury to agree with your assessment that the defendant was negligent, you must be able to prove the following elements of negligence: that the defendant owed you a duty of care and breached that duty in a way that resulted in you being seriously injured. More ›Share