It's not uncommon for drivers on Georgia roads to see car accidents. When a collision is severe, multiple parties may investigate the causes. However, it's not always easy to determine the reason for an accident. There are usually a number of factors involved.
Law enforcement agents as well as insurance companies are interested in getting to the bottom of accidents. Police will use this information in determining who, if anyone, should be ticketed or fined for the accident. Insurance companies are interested in identifying the responsible party to determine what they will have to pay and what compensation their clients may be entitled to.
Human error is often at the heart of an automobile accident. The frustrating thing for some drivers is the fact that they have no control over the actions of others. A person could obey all traffic laws and still find themselves victims of an accident.
Distracted driving is one of the primary causes of automobile accidents. Today, thanks to all of the gadgets and devices available, it is easier for drivers to be distracted. What makes matters worse is that people live busy lives. In an effort to accomplish all of the things they need to get done, they may drive while multitasking. Research shows that multitasking while driving is impossible and drastically increases a person's chance of causing an accident.
A personal injury attorney may be able to provide assistance to an individual who is the victim of an automobile accident caused by someone else's negligence. They may help the client by considering data gathered by law enforcement authorities and gathering information from eyewitnesses. This information could be useful when negotiating for a settlement.