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Date: 05-30-2024

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Katie Rund v. United States of America

Case Number: 1:24-CV-337

Judge: Maryellen Noreika

Court: United States District Court for the District of Delaware (New Castle County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: Chase Brockstedt

Defendant's Attorney: William Edward LaRosa

Description: Willmington, Delaware personal injury lawyer Chase Brockstedt who represented the Plaintiff who sued on a Federal Tort Claims Act auto negligence theory.

Under Delaware car/auto accident law, negligent drivers can be held liable and ordered to pay civil damages, i.e., fair and reasonable financial compensation. This is the basis of tort or negligence in Delaware. Acting or driving in a careless or negligent manner can result in civil liability.

The following five elements may typically be required to prove negligence: The existence of a legal duty that theendant owed the plaintiff, Defendant’s breach of that duty, Harm to the plaintiff, Defendant’s actions are the proximate cause of harm to the plaintiff, and Defendant’s actions are the cause-in-fact of harm to the plaintiff.

Outcome: Settled for an undisclosed sum and dismissed with prejudice.

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