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Understanding Common Accident Factors

Car Accident Factors

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There are a number of different factors that can cause car accidents. Sometimes the accident is caused by the negligence of the driver, sometimes it is caused by the vehicle or vehicle part manufacturer and other times it is caused by another party, such as a government entity. Negligent trucking companies can also be responsible for auto accidents, such as when they fail to follow safety protocols.

If you have been injured in a car accident, it is important that you are able to properly identify who and what caused the accident so that you can hold the appropriate party liable for damages. In addition to identifying the cause of the accident, you will also need to be able to prove the cause so that you can receive the full compensation you deserve. At Morris, Cary, Andrews, Talmadge & Driggers, LLC, we have a highly skilled team of Alabama personal injury attorneys who can help you in completing both of these steps.

Various Factors Causing Car Accidents

Here are some of the many acts of negligence that can lead to dangerous car accidents:

  • Drunk drivers
  • Distracted drivers (i.e., driver who are texting or talking on the phone)
  • Tired drivers
  • Unqualified commercial drivers
  • Failure of trucking companies to follow safety protocols
  • Reckless drivers
  • Drivers who are violating traffic laws
  • Defective vehicles or vehicle parts
  • Unsafe roadways
  • Lack of appropriate signage on roadways

In some cases, there might be multiple parties that are liable for your accident. In that case, our knowledgeable lawyers can work to seek compensation from all of the at-fault parties.

Proving Your Case & Securing Compensation

By turning to a trained legal professional, you can ensure that all the appropriate avenues are being explored in investigating the cause of your accident. There might be witness statements, video footage, truck driver logs, driving records or other public records that could serve as important evidence in your case.

When victims make car accident claims, the liable parties or their insurance companies will often try to twists the facts around in order to hide or refute the true cause of the accident. At our law firm, we do not stand for that. We work aggressively to prove the true facts behind your accident and to get you the compensation you need.

Contact Morris, Cary, Andrews, Talmadge & Driggers, LLC for top-quality legal representation for your car accident claim or lawsuit!

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