Brooklyn New York Negligence Lawyers
Negligence is a term that includes many different types of accidents. Negligence can occur in car accidents, bus accidents, truck accidents, trip and falls, slip and falls, scaffold accidents and many more. Certain elements need to be provided in order to sustain a negligence claim.
Four elements that are necessary for a negligence claim
- Duty—It must be shown that an individual, corporation and/or municipality had a duty of care.
- Breach—The individual, corporation and/or municipality breached the duty of care owed.
- Causation—The breach in duty of care was the cause of the harm caused.
- Damages—There must be a harm and/or injury as a result of the breach in duty.
If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of someone’s negligence, it is important to have an experienced negligence attorney to navigate the elements in order to protect your interests and seek to get you the compensation that you may deserve.
Contact an experienced personal injury attorney for advice regarding your legal options.
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