The Element of Causation in Florida Personal Injury Cases

Any personal injury case in Florida requires the plaintiff to establish proof of their damages, a duty of safety, a breach in that duty of safety, and a cause for the accident. Defendants will need to add knowledge that they breached a duty and that the accident and the injuries that were suffered by the plaintiff were a direct breach of that duty.

Keeping a record of injuries as well as the consequences of the injuries is a massive requirement for evidence and the plaintiff needs to be extremely diligent in keeping notes and managing the process of the evidence in their case. Plaintiffs can often recover before any type of compensation is paid out through the case but it’s a massive responsibility of the plaintiff to continually gather new evidence that’s related to their case.

Plaintiffs cannot rely on any type of speculation and the facts of the case need to be gathered and proved in a court of law. Working with an attorney can let you know more about how you can appropriately prepare your case and determine the element of causation in Florida. From the perspective of a plaintiff, the main thing that you will need to consider is gathering all of the evidence and notes that are associated with your case as it unfolds. Making sure that you can capture images, regularly report on conversations that you have with the insurance company and more can all be crucial to building your case in the future.

If you need assistance improving the element of causation for a personal injury case, you may simply need access to the right representation. Contact our team today and we can work with you to establish the proper element of causation for your case and to work as an advocate for your best interests in your personal injury case.

This post was written by Kelly-Ann Jenkins of Jenkins Law P.L. Kelly-Anne is a property damage attorney. She focuses on insurance claims and property damage. The information on this site is not intended to and does not offer legal advice, legal recommendations or legal representation on any matter. Hiring an attorney is an important decision, which should not be based on advertising. You need to consult an attorney for legal advice regarding your individual situation.

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