Why You Need an Accident Lawyer

Accident lawyers will never be legally required by participants in an accident. However, unless you are absolutely certain the accident was very minor and that there are no injuries or questions as to who was at fault, hiring an accident lawyer may be good idea.

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What is strict liability?

While most claims for personal injuries are based on the theory of negligence, personal injury claims involving activities that are inherently dangerous are sometimes litigated under the legal theory of strict liability.

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What is reckless conduct and what are the legal implications?

Reckless conduct is a rash or careless act that is a gross deviation from the standard of care a reasonable person would exhibit under similar circumstances. Someone who has behaved recklessly will have knowingly taken a risk that will have put others in danger. To be found guilty of reckless conduct, courts will use an objective standard, meaning that it does not actually matter what the reckless person was thinking at the time.

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