A personal injury case occurs when someone else has been negligent. If they failed to take the steps that the average reasonable person would’ve taken under like or similar circumstances and it’s caused damage to you you have a personal injury case. The elements of a personal injury case that must be proven are: duty breach of duty cause in fact proximate cause and damages.
Under the Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution Amendment VII the right to a jury trial in most civil cases like personal injuries is guaranteed. There are many different types of personal injury cases including including car accidents brain injuries motorcycle accident truck accident slip and fall accidents premises liability burns negligent security and medical malpractice.