Cause of Injury:

  • Heat or Cold Exposure 
  • Contact With 
  • Caught In or Between 
  • Fall or Slip – From Different Level 
  • Motor Vehicle Collision 
  • Strain 
  • Striking Against or Stepping On 
  • Struck or Injured by Object 
  • Absorption, Ingestion, or Inhalation 
  • Rubbed or Abraided By 
  • Miscellaneous Causes

Car Accidents:

How to Prove Other Party's Negligence?

Accidents can just happen anytime, anywhere. When one person is negligent, the other person will suffer damages due to the former's lack of care. We all know that negligence is the person's breach of duty and whereby the said breach resulted to the cause of injury and damage to the victim. There are lots of accidents that could occur because of someone else's negligence. May they be an accident caused by  a reckless driver, negligent doctor or nurse, negligent company owner, building owner, manufacturers, government and the like. 

In every accident occurred, negligence is always the issue. Any compensation may only claim when the plaintiff proves the fault or negligence of the defendant. In most cases, in order to prove the fault or negligence of the responsible person, the plaintiff must gather all of the important documents that contain a link to the person's negligence. Whereby if the said link speaks about the proximate cause of the injury to the breach of duty of negligence of the responsible person. The plaintiff must gather the following evidences.

Medical Records

When he got injured due to a reckless driver, the plaintiff must collect his medical records. These medical records could be the history of his visit with the physician after he complains about the injury he sustained after an accident. That is why, it is important to seek medical assistance after a minor or major road accident.

One must seek medical help when he or she experienced;


  • momentary black out or loss of memory before or after the accident. This type of memory loss is a sign of emotional and psychological trauma. This is common after the person experienced a traumatic event or near-death experience in his lifetime. The said accident will not necessarily be fatal or serious.
  • shock, disbelief or denial
  • anger, irritability and mood swings
  • shame, guilt or safe-blamesad, depressed or hopeless

Medical Bills or Receipts

The medical bills and receipts are very important to determine the amount of damages later in the court. But they are also important to prove the gravity of the injury after a medical consultation. The medical bills or receipts will tell to what stage or level is your emotional or psychological trauma. And if you suffered serious injury, the medical bills will also determine the amount of losses, including pain and suffering. We all know that these types of sufferings can quantified and be paid off according to how the court sees it. It is the role of jury of judge to determine the cost after negligence has been proven.

The medical records or medical history is a proof that you indeed suffered a minor injury after the traumatic accident and they were not only your devices. And, the medical bills will also prove the gravity of the injury through the prescription and medicines you intake in order to stabilize you emotional distress or wounds. But, all in all, in order to become successful in every personal injury claim, you must hire a personal injury attorney.

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