There are many examples of negligent driving, such as the use of alcohol or drugs while behind the wheel, using a smartphone while driving or speeding. Unfortunately, these behaviors can lead to a motor vehicle crash which causes victims to suffer injuries or even pass away. Worse, some reckless drivers deny that they were doing anything wrong. For example, you may have noticed that a driver who caused a crash was using their phone, but they may say that this is not true.
In the immediate aftermath of a crash, it is very important to pay attention to any relevant details. For example, if you notice that a driver is intoxicated, or that they were on their phone or reaching for something on the floor when the crash happened, this could have a significant impact on your case if you decide to take them to court. If you do take legal action, you should not hesitate to come forward and share these details and any other aspects of the accident which you believe could impact the outcome of the case.
Reckless drivers must be held accountable, especially when victims’ lives are shattered due to physical pain, mental trauma, bills and other hardships. Sadly, many people have lost someone they love too soon solely because of a negligent driver’s poor decision.
Our law office understands how frustrating it can be for victims to deal with careless drivers who deny wrongdoing. Under these circumstances, it is especially important to be prepared for the courtroom.