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Multi-Vehicle Collisions in Orange County

Fighting For Compensation When Multiple Drivers Are Involved

Have you been injured in a multi-vehicle car accident? If you answered yes, you aren't alone! After all, this type of accident is by far the most common motor vehicle accident. Multi-vehicle accident happens far too often in the Orange County area. They can occur on freeways, on highways, on city streets, at intersections, in parking lots and in many other locations. When you are involved in such an accident, you should immediately speak to a car accident attorney.

Who Is At Fault In a Multiple Car Accident?

Determining fault when more than 2 cars are involved can be particularly difficult, and there can be a variety of factors that come into play. If you were injured in a multi-vehicle accidents, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages and injuries from multiple parties: an insurance provider, a negligent driver, and even a defective auto part manufacturer, all at once!

Determining who is really at fault will come down to what caused the accident, as well as what could have been done to prevent the accident from happening. This is where having a professional accident attorney on your side can help. Our team can investigate the crash and determine what the root causes were and who should be held responsible. We can also help fight to protect your right to compensation for your injuries.

Can Multiple Drivers Be at Fault?

Yes! In some cases multiple drivers may be at fault. For example, if you were driving down the road and had to brake suddenly to avoid some debris in the road, the car behind you is responsible for maintaining a safe following distance and stopping in time. The car behind him is responsible for the same.

If you brake suddenly and the driver behind you is distracted, they may brake too late and end up hitting your car. At the same time, maybe the driver behind them was following too closely and wasn't able to stop in time, resulting in a multi-car pileup and a lot of damage to you and your car. In situations like this, both drivers would hold a share of fault for the accident.

Who Is At Fault in a Chain-Reaction Car Accident?

Chain-reaction car accidents refer to accidents where one driver may be struck by another vehicle, which may force them into the car next to them. For example, if you were driving down the road and the car next to you swerved into your car, the inertia from the collision may force you out of your lane and cause you to collide with the car in the lane next to you.

In cases like this, determining liability can be tricky. However, in most clear-cut situations, the driver who caused the initial accident will most likely be responsible for the damages to both you and your car and the car and its passengers that you collided with.

Let Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. Assist You

We encourage you to contact the Orange County car accident lawyers at Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. as soon as possible if you have recently been victimized in a multi-vehicle accident. We have extensive experience in handling many different types of car accidents, and we are prepared to our skill and knowledge for your benefit.

If you have been hurt in a collision involving more than one other vehicle, please do not hesitate to contact our firm as soon as you can.

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    “It was such a pleasure to be represented by Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. recently. I would highly recommend them to anyone in need of honest, knowledgeable, and hard fighting attorneys. After a car accident which involved numerous injuries, I couldn't handle the stress of dealing with the insurance companies. They completely took over for me. They negotiated with the insurance companies and as a result of their determination, I received a very fast and fair settlement. All during this process, they kept me updated on all the proceedings, always returned my phone calls promptly and answered any questions I had the entire staff at Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. were always courteous and helpful. Thank you ever so much!”


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