Negligence is at the root of all personal injury cases. Defined as a failure to act at a reasonable standard of safety and care, negligence must have been the cause of incident that harmed others for the case to viable. Furthermore, when an individual or entity acts in a way that shows a flagrant and voluntary disregard for the safety of others, it is known as gross negligence.
Situations where gross negligence caused harm to others must be taken very seriously. If you believe that you or a loved one was hurt by the willful recklessness of another, please reach out to an attorney as soon as possible. Our Houston personal injury lawyer is here to protect the rights of victims all throughout the State of Texas.
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If you were seriously injured or lost a loved one to the outrageous carelessness of another, we are here to help you seek justice. It may be difficult to prove negligence in a court, but with a lawyer on your side, it is possible to make a full financial recovery.
Ordinary negligence is proved by confirming the following:
Once negligence has been proven, an attorney must take further steps to show that the responsible party willfully and blatantly disregarded their duty of care to prove gross negligence. For example, a situation in which a driver was driving while fatigued and caused an accident may be considered negligent, whereas a situation in which an extremely intoxicated driver caused the death of another may be considered grossly negligent.
At Hollins Law Group, our Houston personal injury attorney has secured over $3.8 million for our clients in 2016 alone. As a graduate of both Harvard Business School and Yale Law School, our lawyer can offer a unique and highly informed approach to law. When you work with our legal team to pursue justice for your injury, you do not have to pay any legal fees unless we win your case.
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