Norwalk CT Car Accident Case Foreseeable Risk

Posted by Richard P. Hastings | Jun 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Being deeply concerned about your situation after a Norwalk CT car accident is very typical.  Your body hurts. You cannot sleep, your mind races, how are you going to survive financially? We are here to help take the pressure off you so you can just worry about getting better.

Jury charges are instructions that the trial court judge will give to the jurors after the attorneys have made the closing statements, but before the jurors begin deliberations. There charges are the law in the State of Connecticut as it relates to certain decisions, which the jury will be called upon to make. One decision that the jury will have to make involves Proximate Cause, and an appropriate jury charge might be:

3.1-7 Proximate Cause (Foreseeable Risk)-Revised to January 1, 2008: To prove that an injury is a reasonably foreseeable consequence of negligent conduct, a plaintiff need not prove that the defendant actually foresaw or should have foreseen the extent of the harm suffered or the manner in which it occurred.  Instead, the plaintiff must prove that it is a harm of the same general nature as that which a reasonably prudent person in the defendant's position should have anticipated, in view of what the defendant knew or should have known at the time of the negligent conduct.

Our Norwalk CT car accident and injury lawyers answer client calls and emails promptly so you can get answers to your important questions. You can rest assured that your case will get the attention it deserves. We have office locations throughout the State of Connecticut. If you are unable to come to us, we will gladly come to you whether at the hospital, your home or any other location you designate. Get a copy of our FREE book "The Crash Course on Personal Injury Claims in Connecticut" today by calling toll free at 888-244-5480 to schedule a free consultation. You can even tell us about your case online and we will contact you. Let us worry about your case, so you can concentrate on healing.

About the Author

Richard P. Hastings

Attorney Hastings concentrates his practice on personal injury and litigation. Devoted to helping those who have suffered some type of wrong, Richard P. Hastings concentrates his law practice on personal injury law.

Comments

There are no comments for this post. Be the first and Add your Comment below.

Leave a Comment

Sample

Aenean lacinia bibendum nulla sed consectetur. Donec sed odio dui. Maecenas sed diam eget risus varius blandit sit amet non magna. Nulla vitae elit libero, a pharetra augue. Curabitur blandit tempus porttitor. Morbi leo risus, porta ac consectetur ac, vestibulum at eros. Cras justo odio, dapibus ac facilisis in, egestas.

Let Us Fight for You

Local Presence. Statewide Coverage.

When you choose Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP you will receive the one-on-one attention and individualized support that you deserve. Our Connecticut personal injury attorneys will not treat you as just another case number nor will we hand your case off to a paralegal.

Unlike other law firms, we will personally handle each legal aspect of your case, walking with you every step of the way. We aim to provide the highest quality representation possible. We have extensive experience and training in a variety of aspects of personal injury law. We obtain the knowledge and skill-set necessary to maximize your compensation.

440 Main Street
Suite 2

Ridgefield, CT 06877
203-438-7450
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 08:30am - 05:00pm

Menu