Statute Of Limitations V. Lindsay Case Study

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If you have been involved in an accident and the other party has sued you, then you have full rights to defend yourself. For this you will have to hire an experienced and skilled personal Injury Lawyer Lindsay. He/she should have the necessary experience in defending the defendant in personal injury cases. He/she must also have an indepth knowledge about the intricacies of the law and find out ways by which the claim against you is negated. Some of the commonly used strategies that a defending lawyer often employs to get the case dismissed or have the compensation amount reduced. Statute of Limitations The Statute of Limitations is a time limit within which the plaintiff has to file a case for claims. If the plaintiff has made any mistake in filing the case, then your Injury Lawyer Lindsay can get the case …show more content…

Your lawyer will also try to find if the plaintiff has neglected in getting proper medical treatment or has not followed the recommendations properly. He/she will also try to find out if the plaintiff is exaxerating his/her injuries. Any posts on social sites can prove to be a boon for your lawyer in defending you especially if it can prove that the case was filed to harass you. Mitigating circumstances If it has been found that your actions have been the cause for the accident and the plaintiff receiving injuries, then the only defense left for you is to prove negligence on the part of the plaintiff also. Your Injury Lawyer Lindsay will try to prove that the actions of the plaintiff have played a role in contributing to the accident or he/she can prove comparative negligence. Depending on the type of case, your lawyer can also pove that the plaintiff was aware about the risks involved and that it was agreed upon. All or any of these aspects can help you in reducing the compensation

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