Car crash evidence is vital for proving or disproving a personal injury case. The evidence is used to determine fault, which refers to who is negligent during a car accident. There may be several forms of evidence that are used in a car crash accident. These can include:
“Car crash video” refers to video footage that is captured in connection with a car accident. In many cases, it can include video footage of the car crash while it is happening such as footage from a dashboard camera.
Or, it can be footage taken by bystanders (such as when witnesses record the crash using their cell phone cameras). A driver can also take video footage of the crash damage and injuries after the crash has already occurred.
If a driver is lucky, she may have the wherewithal to use her smart phone to take video immediately after the crash happens. This may not be possible when the driver is injured. Other sources of video may come from:
When trying to obtain video footage of a car crash, you may have to:
In certain cases where video footage cannot be obtained, the court may accept other forms of evidence during the trial.
For instance, in highly complex car crash cases, accident reconstruction techniques may be used to re-create the way the accident occurred. This type of approach may involve computer-generated videos and other similar technology.
Car accident claims can be complex and may require the use of videos in order to prove a case. If you have been affected by a car accident, it may be beneficial for you to meet with a personal injury attorney about working on your case. An attorney can provide you with guidance in obtaining a video and can represent you during trial as well.
Last Modified: 05-30-2018 03:37 PM PDTLaw Library Disclaimer
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