Category: Contributory Negligence

A restaurant caused you food poisoning.

A drunk driver hit you and caused damage to your car.

You slipped and fell in a hotel stairwell because there was no light.

These seem like pretty clear incidents of negligence, right? So you file a claim to receive just compensation. Because the lawsuit seems like an easy win, you don’t not worry about it until the date of your trial.

In most place, this might not be such a big deal. But if you live in Alabama, Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, or right [...]