An injury affects more than just your health. It can also affect your finances. While recovering, you will spend a considerable amount of money on your treatment. You will also lose income from missed work. This puts even more strain on your life when you should be focused on getting better.
Personal injury law exists to address these issues. It is a way of receiving financial compensation for the losses you incurred. When someone else’s behavior results in your misery, you deserve to be taken care of.
Furthermore, personal injury lawsuits can compensate you for the pain and suffering you experienced. Your attorney can use complicated formulas to calculate this cost. It is related to the severity of the misery you endured and the amount of time you endured it.
When another’s negligence results in your pain, Morris, Andrews, Talmadge & Driggers, LLC (MATD) is here to help. We have helped many clients through difficult times, and we know what you are going through. Our team is dedicated to treating your case with care and compassion while simultaneously holding responsible parties accountable for their actions.
If you’ve been hurt in Greensboro or surrounding areas, our personal injury lawyers are ready to assist you. You can fill out our online contact form to schedule a free consultation.
We Can Help with Any Personal Injury Matter
We have the skills to investigate your case. MATD can gather all necessary documents, scrutinize physical evidence, question witnesses, and more. Our goal is to prove that someone else’s actions left you in pain.
You can trust us to help you with:
- Bicycle accidents
- Car accidents
- Construction accidents
- Defective product accidents
- Dog bites
- Drunk driving accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Slip and falls
- Swimming pool accidents
- Workplace accidents
- And more!
Proving Negligence in a Personal Injury Lawsuit
Negligence refers to the actions someone failed to do. For instance, if you were hit by a speeding driver, they were negligent in obeying traffic laws.
Here are the four key areas necessary to prove negligence in your case.
One Party Has the Duty of Care
This refers to someone’s responsibility for another’s care. For instance, drivers must be on the lookout for anyone sharing the road. Businesses must care for their customers as well, keeping their establishments free from hazards.
The Party Breached that Duty
A personal injury lawsuit must prove that the responsible party did not meet their obligations. They created a dangerous situation for others.
The Party’s Negligence Directly Resulted in Your Injury
Just because someone created a hazardous situation, that does not mean that anyone was hurt. In your case, you must show that you were directly affected by the defendant’s actions.
You Suffered Damages Because of the Party’s Actions
Finally, you must prove that the defendant’s negligence caused you harm. This could be physical harm, which would require medical records or your doctor’s testimony. It may also include property damage, such as in a car accident.
Contact a Greensboro Personal Injury Lawyer Right Away!
The longer you wait to file your claim, the more difficult your circumstances could become. You may need financial help now, and delaying your suit will put you further in debt.
Moreover, you may not be completely aware of how much damage you’ve suffered. Some injuries are delayed, meaning they don’t present themselves right away. The same may be true for any property damage you incurred. Pursuing your personal injury case today could provide a financial cushion, preparing you for these sudden expenses.