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October 2, 2009

Newnan Lawyer Pratlaw’s Essay On Tort

Filed under: Now What?,Your Hurt — thebigpraetor @ 3:38 pm

A tort is a non-contractual wrong that violates a reasonable standard of conduct as defined in our society. In the context of a personal injury claim damages are given when a tort causes injury. Laws have been written to protect you from the carelessness of others. These laws cover a various range of injuries, whiplash, negligence, carelessness and falls caused by something that the owner of the property you were hurt by or on knows was there or should have known was there. The most routine injury case involves over a hundred statutes [actual written laws] and at least a hundred Judge written opinions [caselaw]. Any one seriously injured has to have the
help of an experienced personal injury lawyer even when their injury might seemingly be the result of a series of events that at first thought appears to be happenstance. The injury might have simply been due to carelessness, or carelessness, concerning the safety of others. An easier way to think about it is a failure to use care when reason dictates that it is needed. Some of the most typical reasons to communicate with a injury attorney due to such a failure are: vehicle collisions and wrecks, malpractice, or accidents caused by improper design.
In order for your injury lawyer to win your negligence case, four standards must be be met: 1.) it has to be clear that there is a societal a duty to the accuser that the tortfeasor failed to meet; most collisions involve an investigation into whether the tortfeasor was driving in a safe and careful manner; 2.) The facts have to clearly show that the duty was violated, and; 3.) You were injured. Personal injury lawyers focus on the dominate cause of the accident, not necessarily the closest event in a chain of events but the dominate event. In some instances multiple causes might have participated in causing your injury and that might involve multiple parties & companies. An injury can leave a massive result on your life and of course no one can argue that you should be compensated fully for all your suffering and trouble. Get in contact with an injury attorney before precious evidence is lost or forgotten or worse, purposefully destroyed.

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