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Burden of Persuasion

Florida Personal Injury Law: Burden of Proof

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on April 7, 2010

Movies and television often use legal terms like “burden of proof” as plot devices and bend their meanings a bit to create more drama. Phrases such as “proving beyond a shadow of a doubt” do not exist in the legal world despite their enduring popularity in TV and movie scripts. If a personal injury case in Florida goes to a civil jury trial, cases must be proven through a phrase that does exist in the legal world, “preponderance of the evidence.” For a more detailed explanation of burden of proof, preponderance of evidence or another legal term, contact experienced Orlando personal injury attorney James O. Cunningham. Many of these legal terms are not easily accessible, and if you or someone you care for has been injured, you really should have a Central Florida personal injury lawyer explain them in detail.

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