Who Is Liable in a Car Accident?

Who Determines Liability in a Car Accident?

After an accident, you may be wondering who was liable. Insurance companies of the involved parties will also be seeking who was at fault. Determining liability in a car accident can be difficult and relies on specific considerations such as state traffic laws, the type of accident, and the evidence from the police report. You can strengthen your case by knowing what to do immediately after an accident and by understanding how car accident liability is determined. It’s time to pursue justice.

Farah & Farah’s car accident lawyers can determine who is liable in a car accident and get you the compensation you deserve. Call us now at 877-245-6707 for a free, no-obligation case review.

Who Is Liable in a Car Accident in Georgia?

Georgia is a “fault” state, so liability needs to be proven to get maximum compensation. Here are some basic guidelines for who is liable in a car accident in Georgia:

When you’ve been injured in a Georgia car accident, there are three options to get compensation:

Filing a claim with an experienced car accident lawyer is essential to recover the damages you need. Insurance companies usually look out for their interests, so they may lower your compensation. Determining liability in a car accident is challenging on your own, so hiring a car accident lawyer can help you get what you deserve.

Who Is Liable in a Car Accident in Florida?

Florida is a no-fault state, so every insured driver has personal injury protection insurance (also known as PIP). PIP insurance has a $10,000 limit, and it’s likely that they won’t be able to provide substantial compensation. You can pursue other means of compensation through bodily injury liability coverage (part of the at-fault driver’s insurance) or through your own Uninsured Motorist coverage. 

Because car accident liability is difficult to determine, you should contact a car accident lawyer for a consultation as soon as possible. Our experts will let you know if you need an attorney and gather evidence to support your case.

What Is Comparative Negligence?

Comparative negligence is a system that determines shared fault in a car accident. This means that if you file a claim against the other party, they may claim that you were partially or wholly at fault for the incident. For example, if another car hit you and you were not wearing a seat belt, you may be partially liable for the accident. This will affect your average settlement amount.

Different states have unique systems for determining liability in a car accident:

How Do I Receive Compensation?

Each state has different rules about pursuing immediate compensation.

However, your insurance may not get you the damages you need. An experienced car accident lawyer will have the knowledge and grit to stand up to stingy insurance companies and negotiate more compensation. Call now for a free, no-obligation case review.

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Determining Liability in a Car Accident Can be Tricky. Let Us Help!

Determining liability in a car accident is difficult, and you shouldn’t have to go it alone. Our expert car accident attorneys are here 24/7 to get you the help you need. We will gather all evidence needed to define car accident liability and get you the compensation you deserve. 

It’s unfair that you were injured due to someone else’s negligence behind the wheel. It’s time to pursue justice. Call us now at 877-245-6707 for a free, no-obligation case review.

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