If you are involved in a personal injury accident, you may become seriously injured and seek responsibility on someone else’s behalf. If someone’s negligence lead to an accident where you have become injured, you may be able to hold them accountable. To do so, you may have to fulfill the burden of proof for this personal injury case. This can show that the other party was liable for an accident that occurred due to their negligence. This can help you recover damages for the injuries you have sustained. When you gain these damages, it can provide for medical bills that have piled up due to your injuries and treatment for them. Fulfilling the burden of proof is an important aspect of a personal injury case. In order to do so, you may want to gather evidence. Preserve the scene where the accident happened. Take pictures of the location. When you go to the doctor, your injuries will be documented. Use this documentation to prove that you suffered injuries as a result of the accident and to show the extent of these injuries.
How can weather affect these cases?
The winter season can bring elements of the weather that can be dangerous for people. When it snows and gets colder, the ground can become quite slippery. This can cause individuals to slip and fall on a regular basis. It may also be able to cause motor vehicle accidents to happen at an increased rate. This is why individuals should be cautious at this time. When individuals are involved in accidents where weather plays a factor, it can cause detrimental injuries to them. When weather-related hazards become apparent, property owners may have a specific time frame to remove snow and ice from their property. If individuals proceed at their own risk before the time period has expired, they may not be able to hold the property owner responsible for their accident since the time period had not expired yet. However, if the snow is present after the time period has expired, the property owner may be proven to be negligent for failing to remove the hazards. They should have removed the snow and ice in the specific period of time they were given.
The legal team at Markey & Orsi has proudly represented clients who have been injured throughout the state of Maryland due to the negligence of another party for nearly 30 years. If you require strong legal representation, contact Markey & Orsi today to schedule a consultation.