Proving Fault in Head-on Collisions By Larry A. Tawwater on November 01, 2013

Proving Fault in Head-on CollisionsThere are many different kinds of auto accidents that may occur. Because of this, it's of the utmost importance that those involved in serious auto accidents meet with skilled personal injury attorneys to learn more about all of their legal options. By partnering with these skilled litigators, accident victims and their loved ones improve their chances of successful legal outcomes.

Right now, our legal team would like to consider the nature of head-on auto accidents. These kinds of accidents can be severely dangerous and ultimately life changing.

What are head-on auto accidents?

Head-on auto accidents refer to auto accidents in which the front ends of two vehicles collide. This can occur between two moving vehicles or a moving vehicle and a stationary vehicle.

Why Head-on Auto Accidents Are So Serious

Head-on auto accidents are very serious because of the nature of the collisions. When the two front ends of vehicles collide, the amount of force can be tremendous. This is especially true in head-on auto accidents that involve two moving vehicles. Because of the force of such collisions, major injuries are common, including serious head injuries, broken bones, neck injury, and spine injury.

Sometimes the accidents are so severe that they result in paraplegia, quadriplegia, and even death.

What does it mean to prove "fault"?

"Fault" in an auto accident means determining who is responsible for the auto accident occurring. The person who is responsible for the accident occurring will be held legally liable for injuries and vehicle damage. Our team of auto accident attorneys will be sure to look into these matter very seriously.

Common Causes of Head-on Auto Accidents

Some of the most common causes of head-on auto accidents include the following:

  • Reckless driving
  • Texting while driving
  • Trying to pass vehicles on two-lane roads
  • Drunk driving
  • Inattentive driving
  • Driver fatigue
  • Failure to observe the rules of the road

When it comes to proving fault in a head-on auto accident, our legal team will examine the exact cause of your accident, recreate the events of the incident using police records and any available evidence, and help build your case.

How Our Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help You

The legal system is very tricky, and it's never advisable for a person without good legal knowledge to go it alone in a court of law. Our lawyers will partner with you to ensure that your side is well represented. You will not need to worry about the legal process per se, allowing you time to concentrate on healing, recovery, and making plans for the future.

We will pursue both compensatory damages and punitive damages against the responsible party, meaning that your medical bills and other losses will be covered and the person or party who is at-fault will be punished to deter further negligence.

Learn More About Auto Accident Litigation

If you would like more information about auto accident cases and how our legal team can help you in your time of legal need, be sure to contact our personal injury lawyers in Oklahoma City today. Our law firm is here for you so that you can concentrate on recovery and your loved ones.

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