Multivehicle Accidents

Colorado Springs Car Accident Attorneys

If you have been in a two-vehicle car accident, you already know how complicated the process can be when establishing liability and pursuing compensation. The more vehicles that are involved in a crash, the more complex it becomes. For experienced legal representation in a multi-vehicle accident, you can turn to Clawson & Clawson, LLP. Our team of Colorado Springs personal injury lawyers have more than a century’s worth of legal experience, so you can rest easy knowing that we will not be blindsided or confused by your multivehicle accident case.

Call us at 719.602.5888 for details about our services.

Determining Liability in Multivehicle Crashes

After being in a traffic collision that involves multiple drivers, you will have multiple “suspects” to investigate. Someone there caused the accident and they should be responsible to pay for the resulting damages. It is also likely that more than one person made a mistake that triggered the accident; in such a scenario, liability should be split between them.

When investigating a multi-vehicle crash, the following evidence can prove to be incredibly useful:

  • Eyewitness testimonies: Relying on the statements of the drivers in a multi-vehicle crash is not ideal, as most will know that a great sum of money is on the line and do what they can to stay away from liability. You will probably find more honest accounts of what happened from people on the street and other drivers who did not get hit.
  • Reports from responders: Police officers, firefighters, and paramedics that arrive on the scene to help will represent neutral third-parties that are only interested in peoples’ safety, not who is liable. With this said, you can gather their official reports afterwards for what should prove to be an unbiased recollection of what happened and who, if anyone, admitted liability.
  • Security cameras: Many multivehicle accidents occur at busy intersections that are monitored at all times by security and traffic cameras. If you can access the feed that was recording at the time of the collision, it could be a goldmine of evidence to use to your advantage. You may need to speak with someone at city hall to get that footage, though.

Back Your Case with Professionals

During some multivehicle accident cases, it can really start to feel like a free-for-all as multiple liable parties to try shirk liability. When so much is on the line and the opposition is so multifaceted, your best decision might be to hire a personal injury lawyer right away. Come see what our Colorado Springs car accident attorneys bring to the table by contacting us at your first opportunity.

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