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Does the accident you were involved in require reconstruction?

On Behalf of | May 21, 2023 | Motor vehicle accidents |

A car accident can lead to significant damages that should be compensated. However, to receive compensation, you may need to prove the other driver was at fault. This is why you should be careful about the steps you take after an accident. You need to gather evidence.

Nonetheless, your case may involve reconstruction – investigating, analyzing and drawing conclusions on factors that may have led to the accident.

Here are three situations that may lead to this process in the accident you were involved in.

Death was involved

If a fatality was a result of the accident you were involved in, perhaps a passenger or a pedestrian, an accident reconstruction may be conducted, because the case may turn into murder. Thus, the police will require solid evidence for a judge to give the appropriate verdict.

Serious injuries were involved

If you were seriously injured in an accident, perhaps you suffered a brain or spinal cord injury, your team may suggest an accident reconstruction. This will allow them to understand what happened, leading to your injury.  The conclusion they draw from the reconstruction can be used to get you the compensation you deserve.

Crucial evidence is missing or incomplete

If the accident scene was tampered with before you took photos, possibly you were significantly injured to do so, or people arrived at the spot before the police secured it, a reconstruction may be necessary. This is because you will not have the primary evidence before things changed, or you may have incomplete evidence, such as pictures you may have taken while in your vehicle.

Accident reconstruction can help your case. It may also help to gel legal guidance to make the right moves.