There are various circumstances in which one can be negligent, but in personal injury cases, Negligence refers to the actions of the person or entity that directly led to the personal injury of the victim. A successful personal injury claim requires the victim to prove that negligence was the cause of her injuries. And in Illinois, contributory negligence is recognized, in which a plaintiff can be found partially at fault for their own injuries.
Proving negligence is often a difficult task. An injured party must carry out investigations in order to establish that the negligent party was responsible for the injuries. With over 25 years of experience handling various personal injury claims resulting from negligence, we are ideally suited to handle your case and make sure your rights are protected.