Like a bicycle, motorcycle, or car accident, moped accidents focus on liability. In other words, who is at fault for the accident must be determined before a plaintiff can receive any money.
Negligence is the legal term for fault or responsibility for the accident. The responsible party showed a disregard for people’s safety while operating a vehicle. Negligence does not require any intention on the part of the other party. For example, a plaintiff does not have to prove the defendant intentionally caused the accident. Instead, proving liability involves satisfying the four negligence elements.
In many jurisdictions, the four legal elements a plaintiff must show are:
An injured moped driver may be entitled to compensation for:
Yes, if you were involved in a moped accident, discuss the facts with a personal injury attorney. The attorney will explain the laws in your jurisdiction and what you must prove to win or settle the claim.
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