What is an Accident?

An accident is defined as an unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally that could have been prevented had circumstances leading up to the accident been recognized and acted upon, prior to its occurrence. It is an event that happens by chance or that is without apparent or deliberate cause and usually results in harm, mental or physical injury or loss.

There are many types of accidents that could result in personal injury such as a dog bite, a car accident, or by slipping and falling on property owned by someone else. If you have sustained loss or damage as a result of an accident, you may want to seek the advice of a personal injury lawyer.

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