Month: July 2021

What Is the Sudden Emergency Doctrine?

Published on July 19, 2021, by Matthew Sharp

Car Accident

Sudden emergency doctrine is a defense that a defendant can use after getting involved in a car accident to invalidate injury claims. The application of the doctrine by courts is strict and certain legal thresholds must be met. This calls for proper comprehension of the doctrine and knowledge of the unexpected sudden emergencies, such as medical conditions, which a defendant can cite in court. Sudden Emergency Doctrine: What Does It Entail? The sudden emergency doctrine states that if a driver causes an accident due to a sudden and [...]
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