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Who Is Liable?

When someone gets hurt, someone else is usually at fault. It can be a simple case of someone running a red light, or a might involve a more complicated sequence of events. Some cases make it easy to figure out where to lay the blame, but most are fairly complicated. The legal system has developed a system of tests and standards to help lawyers and the courts determine who should pay in a personal injury case. The obligation to pay for injuries is known as “liability.” Liability can be shared, and there are different degrees of liability. In fact, some liability applies even if the party at fault did nothing wrong. Use the resources below to learn about how liability works and how courts determine who must pay for which injuries.
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