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Posted on May 7, 2019 by

General Rules on Deciding Fault for in a Missouri Personal Injury Lawsuit

If you've been injured in an accident, you may be thinking about filing a personal injury lawsuit. While that makes sense, in order to get a settlement or win your case, you need to be able to prove that you were not at fault. This can be confusing, but not to worry. We're here to help.

Deciding Fault for Personal Injury Cases in Missouri

Accidents happen because a person was negligent in some way. The victim has a duty to prove that they were not negligent at all, and that the other individual was. There are a few things to keep in mind:

– If the injured individual played a part in causing the accident, the other person may not be held liable at all. Or, they may be held less liable.

– Employers can also be held responsible if the accident was caused by another person on the job.

– If the accident occurred on someone's property, and they were negligent, they could also be held responsible.

Getting Help From St. Louis Personal Injury Attorneys

These types of cases can be difficult to prove without the right type of legal support and advice. Your St. Louis personal injury attorneys are here to help you if you've been the victim of an accident. We will work hard to prove that you were not at fault and get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries.