BY: Andy Dragovic | IN: Personal Injury
We’ve all seen the pictures. The damages and injuries in a multi-vehicle accident are typically more severe than in a single or two-car accident, and sometimes with tragic consequences. And while only one driver may have caused the crash, multiple parties – including people who weren’t behind the wheel – can be liable for injuries and damages.
The first step in determining the cause and establishing fault in a multiple car accident requires a careful investigation of the accident scene. The police or an insurance adjuster generally handle this, gathering pertinent facts and information through:
These factors are critical for determining liability given the differences between two-car and multiple-car collisions. Let’s compare:
If you are involved an auto accident, regardless who is at fault, it is important to keep a few tips in mind:
The attorneys in Sommers Schwartz’s Personal Injury Litigation Group have experience in automobile, motorcycle, trucking, and other motor-vehicle-related cases. We’ve helped clients recover the damages to which they are entitled and can help you, too!
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Andy Dragovic is a member of Sommers Schwartz's Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Groups. His practice is 100% dedicated to helping victims get compensation for their injuries and losses.