After health and safety issues for everyone involved in a vehicle collision have been determined, the number one question is “Whose fault was it?”
The answer is essential for more than just the parties’ vindication. Insurance companies and the authorities have to know who’s responsible so they can decide on payments and penalties. Fault determines who pays for auto repairs and medical bills.
How do they come to a conclusion? During the incident, events can happen so fast that nobody remembers whose fault it might have been. Here’s what you should know about that determination.