It is not out of the ordinary for an attorney to review a possible motor vehicle accident claim in which the individual who is injured and would like to go forward with a claim tells one story of how the accident took place and the driver who would be the defendant tells a completely contradictory account. Of course, in the defendant's account he or she is blameless and is not liable for the accident. Lawyers recognize that individuals from time to time recall incidents as consistent with their own self-image, an image of an individual who is a careful driver, of someone not able to be responsible for causing harm to someone else. It is up to the attorney who reviews the lawsuit for the injured pedestrian to establish what evidence, if any, is available that they can use to invalidate the story of the incident recounted by the potential defendant.
In this accident a 75 year old male pedestrian was hit while crossing the street to get back to his double-parked car. As per the victim he was crossing the street in the middle of the block. As per the defendant the pedestrian abruptly came out from between two parked vehicles and basically ran into the side of the van x431 pro mini. He sustained a fracture to his shoulder, a fracture to his collarbone, and a fracture to his ankle. He required screws and a metal plate inserted into his ankle. An energetic person before the accident his life changed significantly after.
To make matters worse, insurance company adjusters appear all to ready to take their insured抯 version of the accident at face value and to fully discount the injured victim抯 account of the accident. In general, this makes sense especially if there are no witnesses. Deny a large number of claims and some of them will settle for nuisance value. Of those that do not, if the defense wins even just half those lawsuits at trial the insurance companies will save millions each year.
Deciding whether to retain an accident reconstruction expert for a claim is a matter of judgment. There are times when the use of an expert is absolutely vital but experience should guide the lawyer in figuring out whenever to use that expert launch x431 pro plus. For many situations it is best to not underestimate the jury. Juries are generally very wise and have good common sense. Offer the evidence to them in a manner that helps them connect it to their own experience and they will cut through the driver抯 version.