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Examples of Driver Error that can Lead to Car Accident Liability

Millions of Americans are affected each year by car accidents. In some cases, the injuries that people sustain in car crashes result in long-term medical complications. The vast majority of these accidents are the result of driver error, which in many cases allows victims to recover for their losses by filing a personal injury claim. The best way for victims to ensure that they obtain the compensation they deserve after a motor vehicle accident is to discuss their case with an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible. The lawyers of the Law Offices of Shane Smith are experienced personal injury litigators who know to effectively represent individuals injured in motor vehicle accidents.

 

Common Examples of Driver Error

In order to be able to be able to recover for your losses after a car accident, you must be able to establish that the accident was the result of someone else’s negligence. Establishing driver negligence can be a legally complicated issue, so it important for victims to discuss their case with an experienced attorney. Some of the more common examples of the kinds of driver error that can result in liability include:

 

  • Excessive speed

  • Failure to yield

  • Improper vehicle maintenance

  • Distracted driving

  • Failure to stop at a stop sign

  • Failure to signal turns

 

There are many other ways that driver error can result in an accident, and an experienced lawyer will be able to analyze the facts of your case and determine whether you have a claims.

Contact a Brooks personal injury attorney for a free consultation

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident that you believe was caused by the negligence of another, you may be entitle d to substantial compensation. To schedule a free consultation with one of the Brooks personal injury attorneys of the Law Offices of Shane Smith, call our office today at (770) 487-8999.


Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia