There is a common perception that lawsuits involving car accidents are about which driver was at fault in an accident involving two or more vehicles. Often such disputes arise, or maybe it is clear who the at-fault driver is, but the insurance company for the at-fault driver is not treating the injured person fairly. Thus, people hire attorneys who pursue the case for them
What is often overlooked in this common perception about automobile accident lawsuits is that many accidents that involve terrible injuries or even death may not involve the fault of a driver at all, or may involve only a single vehicle. Our firm regularly is called upon to investigate and pursue automobile accidents that involve much more than deciding who was at fault in an accident. Here are a few examples of potential claims that often go unnoticed by families of accident victims.
Vehicle design and crashworthiness