Beta Disclaimer! Please note that we are currently in our beta test phase and we are updating the site on a regular basis.

Contributory negligence

Negligence, by which a person contributes to the happening of an accident to him or herself, for which others are partially, or even mainly responsible. The injured person will not be entitled to recover full damages for the injury if it can be shown that, except for his or her negligence, the accident would not have occurred.