Car accidents can happen within seconds. If another driver is not paying attention to the road, it can lead to terrible consequences. You should not be held responsible if the accident was not your fault. These kind of accidents can leave you in financial trouble. To fix this situation, you may wish to file a lawsuit against a liable party. If you decide to seek legal action in regards to your car accident, you can be compensated for injuries that you sustained in the accident. If you wish to file a lawsuit in pursuit of more compensation to cover bills, you are able to do so. When pursuing a personal injury lawsuit stemming from a car accident, you can seek compensation for economic and noneconomic damages that can aid you at this time. Economic damages can include medical bills, rehabilitation, lost wages and lost future wages. Noneconomic damages can include the pain and suffering you have had to endure from this accident. This can also be considered as compensation for your emotional distress from the situation. After an accident, you may experience significant emotional issues that should be accounted for.
How do I support the burden of proof?
If you are seeking legal action against the other driver, you will have to prove negligence on their behalf to support your case. The burden of proof can be complicated for these situations. Even if the other driver is not responsible, you may wish to blame municipal entities for road conditions. This can include uneven surfaces, unpaved roads or even weather conditions that have not been addressed. Other instances can involve a defective automobile part. For this instance, you may wish to file a lawsuit against the manufacturer. All of these situations will require you to prove the negligence of another party. By proving negligence, you may be able to receive compensation for your injuries. Compensation can be paid in the form of economic damages. This can cover the cost of your medical bills, lost wages and lost future wages. Damages may also be paid for emotional turmoil, such as pain and suffering that has burdened you.
The experienced personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys at Trombly & Singer, PLLC are prepared to represent clients facing legal matters after being injured due to another person’s negligence. If you require strong legal representation in Washington D.C. or Maryland, contact our firm today to schedule a consultation.