Florida routinely makes the “worst states for driving” lists. Aggressive drivers, congestion, population density, and tourists unfamiliar with the roadways all contribute to our state’s reputation as being a difficult one to for drivers – and our high auto accident rate.
If you are involved in an automobile accident, you need to know what to do to protect yourself, especially if you are not the one at fault for causing the accident.
What To Do After A Car Accident
Immediately after a car accident has occurred you want to make sure all drivers and passengers are okay and out of the way of other cars, if possible. Then:
The Burden of Proof Lies With You and Your Car Accident Attorney
Under Florida law, the burden of proof for proving negligence in a car accident falls to the victim. Yes, that’s right – the one who didn’t cause the accident has to prove that the other party did cause the accident. Not only does the victim have to prove that the other driver was negligent, he/she also has to prove that the negligence led to the victim’s injuries and that the victim deserves compensation as a result of the accident and/or injuries.
That’s a lot to expect of the average driver, which is why we can’t stress enough that the very first thing you should do after being involved in a car accident that causes injuries is contact an experienced car accident attorney at the Fighter Law Firm for help. You should not have to suffer due to someone else’s negligence.
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