Negligence and Failure to Render Aid
Negligence is the failure to act with due care in any given situation. In a situation where an individual is rendering aid in a negligent manner, in particular, further distress can be brought about to the situation. Furthermore, absolute failure to render aid in a situation in which an individual should have taken initiative can often end in tragedy.
As such, individuals who have fallen victim to the negligence of others in their time of need do not have to keep quiet. With the help of an experienced personal injury attorney, victims can hold the negligent party financially accountable for their actions and thus receive financial restitution.
There are four elements in proving negligence and a failure to render aid in a situation of distress.
- Lack of reasonable and careful conduct in order to not put another at risk
- Failure to conform to their duty of reasonable care
- A causal connection between the plaintiff’s negligence and the defendant’s distress
- Evident damage suffered by the defendant
Contact a San Diego Personal Injury Lawyer
If negligence when rendering aid or failure to render aid has caused your recent injury, it would be a wise choice to contact a personal injury lawyer at Ritter & Associates. Our San Diego based attorneys will fight for your right to justice and compensation. Contact our offices today at (619) 296-0123 to discuss your situation with a qualified personal injury lawyer.