Every year, countless Americans are injured or suffer some sort of harm. Many of these are the results of sudden accidents, like a fertilizer plant explosion, or caused by their own actions. However, a number are due to the negligence and irresponsibility of another party. When this is the case, a person who owed someone a duty of care, but injures them by acting negligently may be financially liable for the person’s injuries, expenses, and losses that incurred as a result. People are able to seek compensation from injurious parties due to the protection they receive from personal injury law. However, this area of law can be somewhat confusing, making it necessary to seek valuable information regarding your situation from legal resources.