Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit: What Must The Plaintiff Prove?
A motorcycle accident lawsuit is a specific type of personal injury case, which generally requires that the victim show that the defendant was negligent. Certain elements must be proven in order to establish that the defendant was negligent. First, the plaintiff must show that the defendant owed him or her a duty of care. In the content of a motorcycle crash, the legal duty of care requires that a driver to operate his or her motor vehicle exercising the same ordinary care and skill that a reasonably prudent driver under like conditions and circumstances would exercise under the same or similar circumstances. (more…)