Victims who are injured in a car accident caused by the negligence, carelessness, or wrongful act of another have the right to pursue a recovery of their damages. By filing a personal injury claim with the help of a Houston car accident lawyer from the Daspit Law Firm, victims can work toward holding the at-fault party responsible and financially liable for the damages they suffered.
Victims who file a personal injury claim will have what is called the burden of proof. This means that they must prove that another party’s actions – whether it is a negligent driver, a negligent company, or an entity of some sort – more likely than not caused their accident and damages. In order to prove this, several legal elements must be established:
By clearly establishing these elements – and by supporting them with evidence – victims will have a chance to state the extent of their damages. Compensation will differ from case to case, but can include, among other damages:
Proving liability is one of the most essential parts of the personal injury claim process. Having worked on many different types of car accident claims – as both a plaintiffs' attorney and insurance defense lawyer – John Daspit knows precisely how to prove liability and recover the compensation injured victims deserve. If you would like to learn more about proving liability, complete a free case evaluation form or call our Houston personal injury lawyers at (713) 364-0915.
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