Washington Personal Injury Law: Tort Lawsuits

Elements of a Washington Tort Lawsuit:

The four elements of a Washington Tort Lawsuit are the existence of a legal duty owed by a person to others, negligence by one person, that negligence being the proximate cause of the damages and damages must have been suffered by the person(s). Generally speaking, all four elements of the Washington Tort must be present to be compensated for the damages suffered.

What is a Washington Tort Lawsuit?

Simply put, a tort is a civil injury in which a court of law can provide compensation through a lawsuit. When a person violates his/her duty to others created under general (or statutory) law, a tort has been committed.

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  1. [...] than the payout by the at-fault party’s insurance company. In fact, unless you specialize in tort law, you might not realize either how difficult your injury might make things for you―or the extent [...]

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