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How to Prove Negligence in a Personal Injury Case?

Personal injuries in Tampa often happen as the result of another’s negligence. As the victim, you are entitled to hold the at-fault party liable for medical expenses, lost wages, and other tangible or intangible costs you incur as a result. Our Tampa personal injury attorneys explain the four elements of negligence and the evidence you will need to get compensation.

Four Elements of Negligence in Tampa Personal Injury Claims

According to the Florida Department of Health, accidental injuries are a leading cause of death and disability in the state. While they may have happened unintentionally, the fact is that negligence on the part of others involved is often to blame.

Negligence means that the at-fault party either took actions that put you at risk or failed to take reasonable precautions. Under the Florida Statutes, injured victims have the right to seek compensation through a personal injury claim but will need to prove negligence. There are generally four elements involved:

Evidence Needed to Provide Negligence in a Tampa Personal Injury Case

When negligence on the part of others leaves you suffering potentially serious personal injuries in Tampa, you may be entitled to compensation either through the at-fault party’s insurer or by filing a personal injury lawsuit through the Hillsborough County Civil Court. Evidence needed to prove negligence in a claim includes:

Contact Our Tampa Personal Injury Attorneys

At Carman, Bevington & Finegan, P.A., we are one of Tampa’s highest-rated personal injury law firms. With decades of combined experience on our side, we can help in proving negligence and getting you the total amount of compensation you deserve. To request a consultation, call or contact our Tampa personal injury attorneys online today.