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Identifying Negligence in Different Types of Accidents

If you are injured in a car accident, it’s difficult to understand what comes next and how to proceed. However, one of the most important things you can do is recognize where negligence may play and who is responsible for the harm you sustain.

Negligence can arise in many ways, and the most effective way for you to pursue compensation is to prove that someone’s actions have caused you harm. Here are some of the things you should recognize regarding proving negligence.

Another Driver’s Negligence

Actions such as distracted and drunk driving can be difficult to experience. However, they are more common than you may imagine, and when it happens, the driver who is negligent may be considered responsible for the harm that ensues. Negligence can also include speeding, running traffic signals, and more.

A Manufacturer’s Negligence

Manufacturer’s must do everything in their power to ensure that they are keeping consumers safe from potential harm. This means that they’re ensuring products they manufacture are free from any potential defects, including brakes, steering systems, airbags, and more. If a manufacturer puts a faulty product on a vehicle, it can lead to severe harm.

Passenger Liability

While you may not recognize it, passengers may be negligent should they do something that causes a driver direct negligence. For instance, if the passenger obstructs a driver’s view, grabs the steering wheel, or otherwise does something to lead to a distraction, the passenger may hold some liability in causing your injury.

At Springer & Steinberg, P.C., we work hard to help you recognize negligence. We want to ensure that we’re holding the responsible party liable for your harm. As such, we investigate matters fully to help you better understand what your rights and options are.

With our Denver car accident lawyers on your side, you can be sure your rights and options are protected, giving you a voice to take on negligence. Trust that we’re by your side every step of the way and go above and beyond to be the advocates you need.

Call our firm today at (303) 861-2800 for a free consultation.

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