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Empowering You with Knowledge: Personal Injury Legal Terminology

Oct. 4, 2023

Injuries can be frustrating, costly, and traumatic, and sometimes legal assistance is warranted.

With that in mind, today we’re sharing some of the important personal injury-related legal terms you should know:

  • Burden of proof. In a personal injury case, the plaintiff (e.g., the person injured) must prove that they suffered due to the defendant's negligence.

  • Tort. A tort is a wrongful act that has violated your rights. Usually, a tort is why the personal injury claim is made.

  • Class action. This is a type of claim where a group is represented by one or a few plaintiffs.

Wondering about a different legal term? Reach out to us – we’ll be happy to help