Personal Injury Questions: What Is Comparative Negligence?
If you've been injured in an accident, then you might think that you have a case to claim for personal injury damages. While you can bring a lawsuit against a business or individual who you believe was to blame for what happened, this doesn't automatically mean that you will get the damages you expect. Even if you win your case, your award might be reduced under comparative negligence laws. What is comparative negligence and how does it affect personal injury claims?