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Car Accident Burden of Proof

Car accident burden of proof in Wisconsin is by a preponderance of the evidence. This means the injured person in a motor vehicle accident or collision must prove his or her case.  To recover for personal injuries, the accident victim must prove the crash was the other driver's fault and must prove what medical bills, wage loss and pain and suffering were caused by the accident.  The degree or level of proof is called ordinary.  Wisconsin jury instruction 200 defines the ordinary civil burden of proof as follows:

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