Negligence Simplified

January 14, 2015

7. Was there Damage?

The third step in establishing negligence is to determine if there was actual damage caused.

While serious or catastrophic damage to a person or property is usually easy to demonstrate, it may be more difficult to establish in some situations.  For example if the damage is reported as severe and ongoing mental trauma, then this may be harder to prove in court.

The last step in the process to determine if there has been Negligence is to show ‘proximate cause’  – the topic of the next blog.

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