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Case Number: 3:21-cv-00426-VAB
Judge: Victor A. Bolden
Court: United States District Court for the District of Connecticut (New Haven County)
Defendant's Attorney: Janice D. Lai
Description: New Haven, CT: Personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a negligence theory claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in damages and/or injuries as a direct result of a an accident caused by Defendant’s failure to exercise due care.
Generally speaking all negligence cases have the same three elements: (1) failure to exercise due care, (2) injury as a direct result of the failure to exercise due care, and a direct casual relationship between the failure to exercise due care and the claimed injuries and/or damages.
The defenses usually asserted by defendants are no negligence, no damages, claimed injuries existed before the claimed event and/or contributory or comparative negligence.
Outcome: Settled for an undisclosed sum and dismissed with prejudice.