How to Dispute Fault in a Head On Accident Scenario

Head on accidents are typically caused by negligent drivers who choose to pass another vehicle where there isn’t sufficient space to do so. The result of this could be a head-on collision causing both serious injuries and damage to vehicles involved in the head on accident. If you have been involved in a head on accident and you know it was not your fault you should be able to file a personal injury claim that will provide you with sufficient money to live on before you are able to return to work because of the injuries caused by this unexpected accident.

Disputing Fault in a Head on Accident

It is usually the at-fault driver’s insurer who disputes your role in a head-on accident. Insurers rarely wish to admit that their client is to blame for a head-on accident because they would then have to face a claim for personal injury. Typically, if you as the victim of the head on accident have sufficient evidence to prove you didn’t cause the accident then you should not have any problem winning a PI claim. However, you have to provide evidence that proves that you were in no way the cause of the accident.

To help you win a PI claim you should never admit that you are in any way partially to blame for the head-on accident It is best not to admit to any fault when filing a personal injury claim and concentrate on building a strong case which proves why you think the other driver was at fault. This will ensure you have a higher chance of winning a favorable claim.

Proving Negligence of the Other Driver

Evidence that you were not to blame in the head-on car accident can come from many sources:

  • photographic proof taken at the accident scene showing the vehicles’ positions when the head on accident took place;
  • video footage of the head on crash taken by a surveillance camera;
  • written reports from eye witnesses who saw the head-on accident;
  • the written police report compiled at the head-on accident scene showing that the at-fault driver caused the accident;
  • phone records showing the at-fault driver was distracted when the head on accident took place so you could not have been in any way told you caused the devastating accident.

How to Dispute Fault in a Head On Accident Scenario

Consult With a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you have been involved in head-on accident, a personal injury lawyer can help determine who is at fault in the head-on crash. Because of the statute of limitations, don’t wait until it is too late to pursue a personal injury claim. Personal injury lawyers usually work on a contingency basis, so you have nothing to lose as you don’t pay the legal fees until your lawyer has won a settlement on your behalf.

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