Three Elements You Must Prove in Motor Vehicle Accident Cases — NY Attorney Jonny Kool explains
New York personal injury attorney Jonny Kool explains the three important elements you need to prove in your accident case in order to seek compensation.
Every personal injury case needs to prove three things in order for the victim to receive money for their pain and suffering. These elements are negligence, causation and damages.
Proving negligence is the toughest part of any case. We have to prove that the other driver was somehow careless and caused your injury. Sometimes this can be straightforward and easy with witnesses and testimony, sometimes it’s harder with a “he said, she said” sort of situation. But once we’re able to prove negligence, we can then move on to causation. Just because the other driver was careless and caused an accident doesn’t mean you were injured. We’re going to need doctor and hospital records to prove how you were hurt and how that will affect you for the rest of your life. Finally, we prove damages. This is easier, as we can calculate your resulting expenses and just how much money you’ve lost through not being at work. Your case must consist of all three elements in order to successfully win your personal injury matter. Watch this video to learn more.
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Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, L.L.P.
New York, NY 10279