Understanding General Negligence
Did another's negligence cause your injuries?
As human beings living in a civilized society, we are expected to act with
a certain level of caution and care for the safety of others. This applies
to virtually any personal or professional setting. Negligence may be defined
as a failure to act with proper caution or care under certain circumstances.
It may be further described as doing something that a reasonable person
in the same circumstances would not have done or failing to do something
that a reasonable individual would have done.
car accident, negligence is failing to perform one's "duty of reasonable care".
This could be something like running a red light or failing to stop for
a pedestrian. Acting like a reasonable driver includes monitoring your
driving speed, noticing construction signs, having working order brakes,
etc. In the instance of
medical malpractice, negligence involves incompetence from a medical professional who did
not act with reasonable care. This includes failures such as injecting
a patient with the wrong solution, operating under substance abuse, failure
to warn patients of procedural risks, and leaving an item inside a patient
Win the Maximum Compensation You Deserve
When negligent conduct causes injury to another person, the injured party
may have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit against the responsible
person or entity. That person or company may be held legally responsible
for their act or failure to act and may be required to pay a certain amount of
financial compensation to the victim. To get the restitution you deserve, you will need a personal
injury lawyer who can argue your case, proving that other's negligence
was the source of your injury or illness. Then they must fight to ensure
that you receive the maximum settlement to which you are entitled.
This compensation is meant to help the victim rebuild his or her life to
a similar condition as it was in before the injury occurred. Were you
injured because of the general negligence of another person or company?
Our firm is committed to helping those injured by negligence in various
situations. No matter the circumstances of your case, we are confident
in our ability to provide you with knowledgeable legal counsel.
Call our Seattle personal injury law firm today!
When you involve a personal injury lawyer from our firm, you have the benefit
of our knowledge and experience by your side. We are devoted to providing
skillful representation for our clients, and for decades, we have been
helping clients receive compensations in the hundreds of thousands to
help them move on in life.
Fully investigating the matter to determine how the other party's negligence
caused your injuries and proving their accountability, we may be able
to obtain the full worth of your claim. At the Law Office of J.D. Smith,
PLLC, we operate on a contingency fee, which means you have no upfront
costs. You only pay when you receive compensation.
Contact a Seattle personal injury lawyer at our offices today to discuss negligence and your legal rights.