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Traffic accidents happen regularly, and they often result in significant damage and injuries. In most states, the person at fault for a traffic accident is the one found negligent, and that person or the insurance company (who is not a party to the lawsuit, typically, but has a third-party contract with the driver) is responsible for the medical bills, vehicle repairs and victims’ damages.
However, the determining who is responsible is not always simple, and disputes can arise about who was at fault for a crash. When victims of auto accidents do not receive the compensation they need, personal injury lawyers can help. Injury lawyers know how to investigate car accidents and talk to the at-fault driver’s insurance company in order to get victims compensation. They can help you figure out what to do after a car accident.
Many actions can make a driver negligent and ultimately responsible for a traffic collision. Examples of negligence include:
When traffic collisions occur, experienced lawyers have a variety of tools at their disposal that allow them to find out who is at fault for a traffic wreck. The following are a few resources lawyers use to assist victims:
Many personal injury lawyers deal with traffic wreck liability. If you have a dispute about how much compensation you should receive from an insurance company or other driver following a car accident, having a lawyer on your side is imperative. A lawyer can negotiate a settlement or take a case to court if necessary to seek compensation on your behalf.