Showing negligence and disproving contributory negligence

Car accidents can be caused by a variety of factors, including icy roads, running a stoplight or a drunk driver. A wreck can cause serious injuries. When a crash is caused by the negligence of another driver and injuries are suffered by a victim in that accident, filing a personal injury lawsuit may be an option in an attempt to recover compensation from the negligent driver. However, as a previous post mentioned, in many instances more than one individual is at fault for causing the accident. This contributory negligence can affect the outcome of a legal claim, which is why if you have been injured in an accident you need to not only be prepared to show that the other party was at fault, but also to try to minimize your fault.

This requires skilled legal argument utilizing the law, the facts of the accident and issues that are discovered thorough investigation. You will also need to defend yourself from legal arguments suggesting that you were primarily at fault for causing the wreck.

At our law firm, we attempt to help our clients to better understand the legal process and the evidence. From that point, legal decisions that best support the interests of our clients can be made.

At our law firm, we attempt to present evidence and make strong legal arguments to show a defendant’s negligence and the extent of the victim’s harm, but also to minimize or eliminate a finding of contributory negligence. We attempt to make sure our clients know their options in a personal injury lawsuit.


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