Damages: The Fourth Element in a Personal Injury Case

In the previous four blogs, we discussed the 3 parts of a personal injury case: 1) duty, 2) breach of duty and 3) causation of harm. This brings us to 4: DAMAGES. Obviously, without damages, there is no point in filing a personal injury lawsuit in the first place. ALMOST HARMED If you weren’t harmed by the other person’s negligence, then … Read More

Causation as an Element of a Personal Injury Claim

The third element of a personal injury claim is causation. This is often the most difficult part of a claim for an injury victim to understand. However, once it is carefully explained, the victim usually understands what is meant when an attorney tells her that a victim must prove causation before a jury will make a monetary award of damages. Once it … Read More