What Is The “Duty To Mitigate Damages” In A Personal Injury Case?

There are many aspects to a personal injury case. If you are filing a personal injury claim against an insurance company, you will need to have substantial evidence to back up your claim. If you are injured in an accident involving negligence, many times, the case can be obvious and simple. For example, the driver of the other vehicle ran a stop light, which caused your car accident. If you were to file a claim on this accident, the owner of the vehicle could clearly turn things around and say that you did not maintain control of your vehicle and when he lost control of his, you hit him. This is often referred to as “duty to mitigate”. (more…)