This would generally be money awarded over and above medical costs and lost wages.
A loss of companionship and care for the victim’s marital partner.
A defense to negligence stating that the plaintiff’s negligence contributed to their injuries.
Conduct intended to harm another person or their property. Examples include fraud, misrepresentation and slander.
Not necessarily. You must first prove the grocery store either created a hazardous situation or had previous knowledge of it. If you can prove both these things, the amount of your “award” will be directly related to your injury, medical costs, and loss of income.
This is a big misconception. If you don’t suffer an injury or incur financial losses, chances are slim that you’ll collect any monetary award.
Negligence does not simply mean doing something wrong. All the following elements must exist for an act to be considered negligent: Lack of reasonable care Breach of duty Injury to the victim Foreseeability (knowing an act would occur based on the circumstances) Damages
Generally, 3 years from the date the incident occurred.
This would be a products liability case and you may be able to sue but know that although the manufacture is responsible for defective products, the following will be considered in your case: Was the defect unreasonably dangerous? he seller, where you bought the iron from, must be in the business of selling that product […]
It is used as part of a defendant’s defense. It states that a user assumes the risk in the following ways: If you have discovered the risk, but disregard it If you have failed to properly maintain an item If you have failed to follow the enclosed directions