Do I need to fulfill the burden of proof after a car accident?
Car accidents can affect anyone on any day. Drivers can make a mistake that can lead them to a car accident with another vehicle. This can cause terrible consequences for both drivers and passengers as well. After the accident occurs, individuals may wish to take legal action in order to gain compensation to pay for medical bills that have been acquired from the accident. If you are seeking legal action against the other driver, you will have to prove negligence on their behalf to hold them accountable for the accident that occurred. The burden of proof can be complicated. Even if the other driver is not responsible, you may wish to blame municipal entities for road conditions. Other instances can involve a defective automobile part. For this instance, you may wish to file a lawsuit against the manufacturer. All of these situations will require you to prove the negligence of another party. By proving negligence, you may be able to receive compensation for your injuries. Compensation can be paid in the form of economic damages. This can cover the cost of your medical bills, lost wages and lost future wages. Damages can also be paid for pain and suffering that you have endured from the accident.
Can I gain damages for emotional trauma?
When car accidents occur, they can affect people physically and emotionally. These accidents can have a big toll on someone’s health. They may have a pile up of medical bills that need to be taken care of. Not only can they receive compensation for this, but they may also acquire damages for the emotional toll that the accident has had on them. Some people may experience a bad emotional reaction due to a particularly traumatic accident. This can cause them to seek these damages in their lawsuit against the responsible party. With these damages, people can acquire the money they need to get the emotional help they need. This assistance can allow them to afford a therapist or medications that may be associated with their emotional effects.
When individuals in Las Vegas are injured due to the negligence of another party, they can turn to Lawrence C. Hill & Associates for quality legal assistance. Whether you were injured on someone else’s property, were injured by a negligent driver, or impacted by negligence in another way, we are here to help. Contact Lawrence C. Hill & Associates today to discuss your case.