Delaware Comparative Negligence Laws
Apportionment In Delaware Accident Cases
In the state of Delaware it is not always easy to determine who is liable for an accident and the injuries that result from the accident. Often times liability rests on several people, parties or corporate entities. Who is ultimately liable for your injuries is directly related to the circumstances and events that led up to the accident. Sometimes more than one party may be at fault but making them liable legally can be difficult. For instance if a vehicle ahead of you loses control, and another vehicle swerves to avoid that vehicle and ultimately runs into you, that person, as well as the vehicle that initially lost control, may both be at fault. However, if the first vehicle regains control and continues driving down the road it may not be an easy task to hold them accountable legally even though they caused the accident. Working with a skilled Delaware Accident Attorney can help get you the benefits and compensation you deserve.
If you have been injured in Delaware due to the negligence of another it behooves you to work with a Delaware Premises Liability Accident Lawyer. You contact a Delaware Comparative Negligence Attorney via email here. With many years experience handling all types of accident cases throughout Delaware they will get you the benefits and monetary compensation you are entitled to.
Comparative Negligence Laws In Delaware
Comparative Negligence is the legal term for the doctrine in the law of negligence that compares the degree of negligence of the plaintiff and the defendant. Delaware adheres to the 50% rule regarding Comparative Negligence. This means that the plaintiff, or victim, may recover as long as the plaintiff is not more at fault than the defendant, i.e. if liability is 50-50, the plaintiff may recover.
How Our Delaware Injury Attorneys Can Help You
The Delaware Auto Accident Lawyers at Shelsby & Leoni specialize in handling all types of Delaware Premises Liability, Slip and Fall and Animal Attack Accidents. They devote their entire car accident practice to car accident litigation. They have the knowledge and experience to appropriately and accurately determine liability in the event that multiple parties caused your injuries. Let them work on your behalf and get you the benefits and compensation you are entitled to.
Call A Delaware Law Office Familiar With Comparative Negligence
Injuries sustained in any type of accident can be severe, debilitating and life threatening. Unfortunately you , your family and your financial situation may never fully recover and recuperate from the accident. However, you do not have to face this tragic event alone. Call our team of Delaware catastrophic injury attorneys and let them handle filing your claim appropriately and get you compensation for your injuries. You will rest better at night knowing that they are fighting for you while you focus on recovering. You may also email a Delaware Accident Lawyer here to schedule a free consultation.
The DE injury attorneys at Shelsby & Leoni handle all types of premises liability accident claims throughout Delaware including: Wilmington, Newport, Stanton, Newark, New Castle, Bear, Glasgow, Newark, Pike Creek, Hockessin, Claymont, Christiana, Elsmere, Stanton, Middletown, Smyrna, Dover, Harrington, Milford, Georgetown, Millsboro, Seaford, Laurel, Delmar, Dagsboro, Milton, Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, Indian River & Fenwick Island.