Actual Cause and Proximate Cause in Personal Injury Lawsuits in Houston

Once a person or an entity is injured by the negligence of another person or entity, the elements of negligence are essential to the theory of the case. The “causation” element generally relates to whether the defendant’s actions hurt the plaintiff. It is often not clear who or what injured the plaintiff. Sometimes it is clear that the defendant injured the plaintiff, but it is not all that clear that the defendant caused the plaintiff’s injuries.