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Negligence in Law

There are two types of Negligence that would warrant a lawsuit in California; one is where someone purposely does something that any person in the right frame of mind wouldn’t do, and the other is ignoring a situation or failing to take action that any reasonable person would take to prevent the injury of another person. Negligence cases are most often the result of a caretaker, attorney, or physician neglecting their duties to take care of a client or patient.

Parts in a Negligence Lawsuit

There are usually four things lawyers look at when determining if there is a case against neglect:

  1. Legal obligation, which is imposed on an individual requiring adherence to a standard of reasonable care while performing any acts that could foreseeably harm others. (Wikipedia Duty of Care)
  2. Any breach of that legal obligation / duty
  3. The actions of the individual causing harm
  4. Any damages resulting from neglect

Have you been a victim of neglect?

Have you or a loved one has been a victim of neglect where harm has come upon you due to the negligence of another? If so the Peck Law Group negligence attorneys can help. Please call today for your free case evaluation at (866) 999-9085 or fill out the contact form on our website. There are absolutely no upfront costs and the Peck Law Group works on a no win, no fee basis.

The Peck Law Group provides a holistic approach to negligence law and has over 36 years of experience, ensuring you get the help you deserve.

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About the Author

Attorney Adam Peck has been practicing law since 1981. A former successful business owner, Mr. Peck initially focused his legal career on business law. Within the first three years, after some colleagues and friend’s parents endured nursing home neglect and elder abuse, he continued his education to begin practicing elder law and nursing home abuse law.


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