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What evidence may be useful in motor vehicle accident claims?

| Apr 18, 2019 | Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Getting enough compensation after a motor vehicle accident can be important to the recovery of a car crash victim. If a victim does not have the financial resources they need to get proper medical care and rehabilitation, they may be forced to live with the injuries from their accident for the rest of their lives. Therefore, when it comes to pursuing compensation in a motor vehicle accident case, victims in North Carolina can benefit from having the best possible evidence to prove liability.

Evidence from street cameras and police reports can be very useful to victims who wish to recover their damages through an insurance claim. Law enforcement officials often prepare detailed assessments of how accidents happened and the factors that contributed to the causation of the crashes. Those reports and any supporting video evidence may clearly demonstrate that the responsible party in an automobile accident case was at fault.

Additionally, witness testimony can be valuable to victims who want to build strong cases. A witness is someone who saw an event happen with their own eyes; hearing about an accident after the fact does not make someone a witness. A witness who can state that they saw a responsible party run a red light or weave through traffic can bolster a victim’s claim for damages.

Other forms of evidence may be used by victims when they prepare to pursue compensation after a motor vehicle accident. Since all auto accidents are different it is important that victims remember that they may need different evidence than others. Their attorneys can help them find and use evidence effectively in their own claims.