An attorney experienced in negligence issues understands the various technical components of negligence and its defenses. These include:
An Attorney Is Essential in Any Negligence Case
The person suing for negligence, has the burden of proof in all of these areas, and that requires the advice of an attorney practicing in this area of law. The attorney can assess the facts, apply them to the areas of negligence that apply, anticipate the arguments likely to be made by the opposition and form responses to them.
An attorney also can develop and present evidence, and motion to have the opposition’s evidence ruled inadmissible so it cannot be used in the case, and work to arrange a settlement that is advantageous to his client. A settlement saves the expenses associated with going to trial.