Traffic Accident Investigations

By Michael Miranda

Traffic Accident Investigations

Traffic accident investigation and reconstructions can determine liability in the event of a traffic collision. Each day across the United States, people and automobiles react unexpectedly, causing thousands of traffic accidents claiming lives or causing permanent injuries. Of the over 6 million police-reported traffic accidents in 2014, there were 29,989 fatal traffic accidents resulting in 32,675 fatalities in the U.S. Over 2 million people were injured with an economic loss estimated at over $242 billion.

When a traffic accident occurs, it is often not enough to simply say that something went wrong. A traffic accident investigation and traffic accident reconstruction can determine exactly what happened and can help prevent future traffic accidents. Additionally, traffic accident investigators can provide expert testimony in trials to hold the correct party accountable for the damage incurred by the traffic accident.

So why are people referring to a traffic “accident” as a traffic “crash”? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, an “accident” is defined as an unexpected and undesirable event, especially one resulting in damage or harm. Basically an unforeseen incident. A “crash” is defined as colliding violently or to strike against something with great force, causing damage or destruction, or cause something such as a car to …read more

Source:: Private Invest