Preponderance of the Evidence in Car Wrecks & Workers Comp Cases
Imagine having only to get just an inch past the halfway mark on a project at your work! If you only completed your project just over half way, your boss probably would look at you with that “you must be crazy” face when you presented your work to him/her. But in civil cases, that is exactly what our law has developed as a burden of proof in car wreck and workers compensation cases.
Thus, in Columbus, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama, the burden of proof in a car wreck or workers compensation is to get the ball a nose over the 50 yard line. In legal terms, a preponderance is proof that, “in light of all the evidence, what a plaintiff in a automobile wreck, slip and fall, or workers compensation claims is more likely true than not.” 11th Circuit Pattern Jury Instructions. In other words, the plaintiff “needs to make the scales tip to his/her side” in a workers compensation, personal injury, or civil case. Id.
Lawyer Mark Jones and his team can take your case to the end zone. Certainly past the fifty yard line. Lawyer Mark Jones is experienced in personal injury, workers compensation claims, family law, and criminal law in Columbus, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama. Call Mark today for a free consultation at 706-225-2555 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.