A lawyer from a leading litigation law firm Washington, DC, Brown Keily, LLP can explain that all lawsuits require some degree of litigation in order to resolve the matter. Litigation refers to the processes and actions that are involved in order to reach a resolution in a lawsuit. Lawsuits are initiated by the plaintiff and are essentially a complaint that requests intervention by a civil court. Litigation happens through every step of the lawsuit process regardless of the reason for filing. So essentially, litigation is happening prior to, during, and after filing of any lawsuit. 

Goal of Personal Injury Lawsuits

The primary goal of a personal injury lawsuit is to pursue and obtain financial compensation from the party who is allegedly responsible for the injury. By proving liability on behalf of the responsible party, a compensation can be demanded by the judge in the form of a financial award. The award effectively helps satisfy the wishes of the plaintiff and will help them recover from their losses that were a direct result of the injury or condition. Although in some personal injury cases, an award amount cannot feasibly make up for less tangible losses, the money is helpful for making the recovery process less impactful financially.

Determining liability

In order for a personal injury lawsuit to succeed, the victim and their lawyer are required to provide substantial evidence that aids in proving that the defendant was liable for causing the injury or contributed to conditions that caused it. Evidence may include police reports, medical