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How Can Accident Reconstruction Assign Liability in a Car Accident? 

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By taking the time to perform a reconstruction of a car accident, an individual or both parties involved can review the circumstances and determine the liable party of the accident. This is a chance to take a deeper look and further investigate the accident when some factors may be unclear. This newly acquired information will be valuable to police reports and insurance claims. This is also an option when the two parties cannot agree who is at fault. The first step in accident reconstruction is visiting the scene of the accident and inspecting the damages to both vehicles. Following that, the appropriate parties begin reviewing medical records or reports; there is analyzing of the police report and examining any evidence so far. The final information taken is witness interviews and taking note of the surrounding area and its impacts. All these elements are taken into consideration when an accident reconstruction is then performed to assign liability.

What Is Accident Reconstruction?

Accident reconstruction is the process of determining the impact of circumstances, mechanics, and specific damages that are factors relating to a car accident. There are many scientific aspects involved in determining the cause of a collision. Determining cause involves physics, vehicle structure, photogrammetry, and computer application. This will establish elements such as the speed the vehicles were moving, the angle of the vehicles when they collided, and if the wheels locked when braking.

Is an Accident Reconstruction Necessary?

It is beneficial to perform this service if you have been in a car accident and there are some unknown elements of the collision. For instance, some drivers may not remember the accident and they also have no witnesses to validate the accident’s details. One of the main concerns that drivers have is the fact that in some instances, it is difficult to prove who is liable. This is when another party can come in and develop a more technological or realistic scenario as to what happened. This is also useful if a victim has suffered severe injuries or even died, as well as when there are pieces of valuable evidence missing from the case.

Atlantic City Car Accident Lawyers at the D’Amato Law Firm Work to Ensure Clients Are Protected after an Accident

There are times when it is unclear how an accident has occurred, and therefore the question of liability determines the whole case. In some instances, accident reconstruction has technically assigned liability to a driver after a collision. The Atlantic City car accident lawyers at the D’Amato Law Firm want to work with those who have sought aid in determining liability in an accident. We will advocate for you and fight to secure the compensation you deserve. Call us today at 609-926-3300 or contact us online for a free consultation. With an office in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, we assist accident victims in Atlantic City, Linwood, Galloway Township, Cape May, Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton, Ocean City, Woodbury, and across South Jersey.