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In the realm of legal proceedings, a plaintiff refers to an individual or entity who initiates a lawsuit by filing a complaint against another party, known as the defendant, in a court of law. As a plaintiff, you are the party who seeks to address a legal dispute or seek compensation for harm or damages suffered. Whether you have been injured in a car accident, a victim of medical malpractice, or have encountered any other form of personal injury, filing a lawsuit as a plaintiff allows you to assert your rights and seek legal remedies.
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    What is the Burden of Proof?

    One crucial aspect of being a plaintiff is shouldering the burden of proof. In a civil lawsuit, the burden of proof rests with the plaintiff to demonstrate the validity of their claims. This means that it is the plaintiff's responsibility to present evidence and convince the court that their version of events is more likely to be true than the defendant's.

    The burden of proof in civil cases is typically lower than in criminal cases, where guilt must be proven "beyond a reasonable doubt." In civil cases, including personal injury claims, the burden of proof is generally based on a "preponderance of the evidence," meaning that the plaintiff must show that it is more likely than not that their claims are valid.


    Can I Represent Myself?

    Navigating the complexities of the legal system, understanding the rules of evidence, and presenting a compelling case, can be challenging and overwhelming if you don’t have extensive knowledge of personal injury law. This is where the expertise of a personal injury lawyer becomes invaluable. At MVP Accident Attorneys, our team of skilled lawyers specialize in personal injury cases and have extensive experience representing plaintiffs in their pursuit of justice. By consulting with a personal injury lawyer, you gain a dedicated advocate who will guide you through every step of the legal process, ensuring your rights are protected and helping you obtain the compensation you deserve.

    Additionally, our personal injury lawyers understand the complexities of filing a lawsuit, including adhering to procedural requirements and ensuring that all necessary documents and forms are accurately prepared and filed within the statutory time limits.

    Our trial-tested attorneys will represent your interests in court, presenting compelling arguments and evidence to establish liability and seek a favorable judgment on your behalf. Should the need arise, they will handle the appeals process, navigating the higher courts to secure the best possible outcome for your case.


    Contact Us Today!

    At MVP Accident Attorneys, we  recognize the importance of providing accessible legal assistance to those in need.

    That is why we offer free consultations to individuals seeking legal guidance for their personal injury cases. Contact us today to learn more.
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    Brett Sachs

    Brett S. Sachs graduated from Michigan State University College of Law with Cum Laude Honors. While attending Michigan State, Brett was awarded for his service in the Michigan State University College of Law Civil Rights Clinic, where he represented prisoners of the Michigan Department of Corrections from injustices brought upon them. Learn more.

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    Last year I had an accident and my car was totaled. I was very upset and didn't know what to do. A friend told me to call MVP and it was the best decision ever. They got my car paid off very fast, set me up with a doctor, and just last week I got a fat check for my pain and suffering. Thank you MVP!

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    Lizbhett Rodriguez
    MVP Accident Attorneys was the best decision ever made. They helped me through the process and made it stress free for me. It was first accident and i was super stressed because i didn’t know what to do. I called MVP and was treated so kindly by amazing people who went over my accident with me and any questions i had. They have a whole team! I was then helped by attorney and case managers who set me up with treatment so I can get all patched up. Finally, the liens department took care of all my bills and made sure i had nothing to worry about. 11/10 would recommend them to family and friends! You cannot go wrong with MVP

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