Car accidents are more common than you might think. The average adult will be in four car accidents during their lifetime. If you have been in an accident and you believe the other driver is at fault, you need to make a case to get the compensation you deserve. To give you an idea of who might be considered at fault, here are some examples of the three most common types of car accidents.
Rear-end car crashes, or “fender benders,” are the most common type of car accident. About 40 percent of all accidents are rear-end crashes. In most cases, the person to rear-end the other driver is at fault. There can be some exceptions, however. If the driver who was hit slammed on the brakes or had other erratic driving behavior that led to the rear-end crash, they could be found to be partially or completely at fault. If someone backs into your car, you are also not liable even though it was their rear-end that was damaged. Continue reading “Three Common Car Accident Scenarios and Who Is At Fault”