How do I prove negligence after an accident?

Any time an individual is injured due to the negligence of another person, they may want to consider their legal options. A successful personal injury lawsuit can recover significant damages that can help pay for the injured party’s medical bills, lost wages due to time out of work, and other burdens that are financial and non-financial in nature. An important part of any personal injury case that the lawsuit’s success relies heavily on is whether the injured party can prove that the other party was negligent. For example, if someone is injured on another person’s property, they must prove that the property owner knew or should have reasonably known about the dangerous conditions that existed and failed to fix them, which ultimately resulted in the accident.

The best thing a person can do for themselves in a personal injury case happens before even leaving the scene of the accident. If it is possible, the injured party should make every effort to take pictures of the scene of the accident. The reason this is so important is because if they try to come back later and take pictures, the property owner may have removed or resolved the dangerous conditions, which can make it very difficult to pursue a case.

If you have been injured on another person’s property, contact our firm today.

If you need the legal services of an experienced Montgomery County attorney who focuses matters related to personal injury, please contact Friedman Schuman today to schedule a consultation today.

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