Some Techniques for Proving Fault in a Car Accident Case

Lawyers, in North Carolina and Virginia, often use test results or reports to help prove that a driver or manufacturer was responsible for a car accident. Some of these tests and techniques that lawyers use (through expert testimony) are:

  • Toxicology Reports. These tests can help prove that a driver was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs when the accident occurred.
  • Digital Recording System. A Digital recording system can be introduced to show exactly how fast a car was going.
  • Radar results. If a police officer used radar to determine the speed of the vehicle, the radar results can help show that the defendant was driving too fast.
  • Police Report. The police report itself can serve as a starting point for proving how the accident happened. If necessary, a skilled car accident lawyer will have the police officer testify in court.
  • The damage to the vehicles. Often location and extent of the damages to the vehicles can help to prove fault. Rear-end collisions are usually shown by showing the damage to one car was in the rear and the damage to the other car was in the front.

How our firm can help

Anyone who has been in a car accident, in North Carolina or Virginia, or who knows someone who was killed in a car accident because of the negligence of another needs to have legal help. Contact Norfolk Injury Lawyer Joe Miller or call us at 888-694-1671 for more information on how to proceed, how to work with your doctors, and whether you might have a significant recovery coming your way.