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.A Look At Excusable Neglect, Injured in An Accident As Excusable Neglect

Free Legal Shield offers information for the lay person about the law. Here we look at the concept of excusable neglect to set aside a judgement. Some sort of accident can be a viable excusable neglect. If you were injured in an accident and could not file a response to a lawsuit.Speak to a lawyer about how this applies to excusable neglect

Excusable Neglect Law & Legal Definition

Excusable neglect refers to a legitimate excuse for the failure to take some proper step at the proper time. For example, this is claimed to set aside a default judgment for failure to answer or neglecting to answer a lawsuit within the period set by law. This can happen not because of the party s own carelessness, inattention, or willful disregard of the court s process, but because of some unexpected or unavoidable hindrance or accident or because of reliance on the care and vigilance of the party s counsel or on a promise made by the adverse party.

Example of case law (Wisconsin) discussing excusable neglect.

Excusable neglect is that neglect which might have been the act of a reasonably prudent person under the same circumstances; however, it does not include situations brought about by the moving party s own carelessness or inaction.[ Pagels v. Vargas, 2004 WI App 21, 269 Wis. 2d 543, 674 N.W.2d 681, 2003 Wisc. App. LEXIS 1144 (2003).]

In a small claims action, a trial court may reopen a default judgment when good cause is shown. Good cause includes the excusable neglect of a party but excusable neglect is not synonymous with carelessness or inattentiveness. [Tsuchiya v. Brennan, 215 Wis. 2d 324, 572 N.W.2d 903, 1997 Wisc. App. LEXIS 1346 (Wis. Ct. App. 1997).]

Excusable neglect is conduct that might have been the act of a reasonably prudent person under the same circumstances. A court must look beyond the cause of the neglect to the interests of justice, considering both the need to afford litigants a day in court and to ensure prompt adjudication. Whether the dilatory party acted in good faith, whether the opposing party was prejudiced, and whether prompt remedial action took place are factors to consider. An attorney who relied on an oral courtesy agreement whose terms were not disputed and promptly filed for an extension acted with excusable neglect. [Rutan v. Miller, 213 Wis. 2d 94, 570 N.W.2d 54 (Ct. App. 1997)]

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As a home owner , business owners and property owners we are faced with threat of property damage each year from windstorms, tropical storms and hurricanes. Hurricanes in 2004 and 2005 caused tremendous damage to residential and commercial properties in Florida. Property owners often faced insurance companies determined to deny claims or minimize claim payments. While most of these hurricane insurance claims have since been resolved, there is no doubt many victims of future storms will have problems with their insurers..

If you are an individual, business, condo association or homeowner’s association in the state of Florida and have suffered a property loss due to a windstorm or hurricane, we encourage you to contact the experienced insurance law attorneys at Tyler & Hamilton, P.A. To contact our Jacksonville law office, call 904.398.9999, or in Florida call us toll-free at 1.800.344.1122.
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When a windstorm or hurricane causes your home or business property to sustain water damage, structural damage or other property damage, you have a right to receive the full benefits under your insurance policy. This could include cost of repairs, temporary/alternative residence costs, storage costs, transportation costs and other additional costs incurred due to the windstorm damage.

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