What Should You Do After A Car Accident?

Can I still file a Jacksonville personal injury claim if I contributed to the accident?

It is likely that you can. Florida has a legal doctrine called comparative negligence. Under this law, you can still file a claim against a negligent party even if you are partly responsible for your injuries. A judge or jury will determine how responsible you are, and reduce your compensation by that amount. For example, if you are 40% responsible, the defendant will have to pay 60% of your expenses.

To discuss the strength of your legal case, contact Jacksonville personal injury attorney Don Guthrie, PA at 904-296-1088.

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