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Car Accidents and Personal Injury Cases

Most people understand how devastating car crashes can be and how a collision can affect an individual’s livelihood. Persons who are involved in a serious wreck may be forced to deal with pain, medical treatment, rehabilitation, and other effects of the accident. In some cases, they may find themselves unable to work and support themselves and their family members.

If a person is injured in an accident caused by the recklessness or negligence of another driver, he or she may be able to pursue a personal injury case against the person responsible. By proving that the four essential elements of tort law are present, the plaintiff may be eligible for compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses related to the crash. For more information on personal injury cases and tort laws, contact a Kenosha car accident lawyer of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874.

Proving Liability in a Car Accident Case

In order to prove that an individual is liable for injuries in a car accident case, attorneys for the plaintiff may have to show that:

  • The driver in question had a duty to operate his or her vehicle in a safe manner on the road to protect other drivers and passengers.
  • The driver breached that duty by operating the vehicle in a reckless, aggressive, or irresponsible manner
  • The plaintiff suffered injuries in a car accident
  • The injuries were directly caused by the accident in question

If the plaintiff is able to prove that the four elements of the tort exist and apply to the case, he or she may be awarded compensation for damages caused by the collision.

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For assistance with your personal injury claim, contact the Kenosha car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874 today.

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