What needs to be shown in negligence cases?
To win lawsuit, 5 elements must be proven
Find out what a plaintiff typically needs to show to win a negligence case.
To win a negligence case, plaintiff's need to prove another person didn't honor his or her duties. Find out what some key elements must be proven.
According to FindLaw, it needs to be established that the defendant was responsible for the duty of care, and that they didn't fulfill their duty.
The plaintiff also must establish the connection between the defendant falling short of his or her duty and the resulting injury or harm. The plaintiff must also have proof of damages caused by the incident.