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Liability in a Multi-Car Crash in New Mexico

Understanding Your Rights and Learning Liability in a Multi-Car Crash in New Mexico

Determining liability in any type of car accident can be confusing, but if more than two vehicles are involved, it can make it even more difficult. Sometimes, more than two vehicles are involved in a car accident, making it difficult to determine just who caused the accident. Questions arise such as whether or not you played a part in the accident, if you’ll receive any compensation for any injuries you sustained or for any property damage that occurred as a result of the accident, as well as many other questions on how you will be able to recover compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and for your conscious pain and suffering.  Our experienced car accident lawyers in Albuquerque, NM explain liability in a multi-care crash in New Mexico and how you can recover compensation.

This is because multi-car crashes are more complicated than other types of motor vehicle crashes.  This is because it is often difficult for insurance companies or police to determine liability, given that each driver has their own account of what happened.  Given that you may be held either partially or completely responsible for a multi-car accident, it is recommended that you reach out to our multi-car accident lawyers today to determine how we can help you by protecting your rights and recovering the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to. Our car accident lawyers are experienced in working with victims involved in multi-vehicle accidents and have the knowledge, compassion, and expertise to determine who truly is at fault to protect you from being wrongly accused.  If you were injured in a multi-car crash in New Mexico, call the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. to learn more about how we can help you.

When is it Considered to be a Multi-Vehicle Accident and Why do they Occur?

Any accident involving three cars or more is classified as a multi-vehicle accident. Cars, trucks, or commercial trucks may be involved. Multi-vehicle car accidents occur in New Mexico for a variety of reasons. The roadways of New Mexico are often very congested, with cars often following closely behind one another. This puts multiple drivers are risk because if one car collides with another and other cars are close behind, this can lead to a chain reaction of multiple cars colliding into the back of the car in front of them. Distracted driving also plays a part in multi-car accidents as people who are distracted are not paying attention to what other cars on the road are doing, which doesn’t allow them to avoid the accident.

Who is Liable in a Multi-Car Accident in New Mexico?

As mentioned above, determining liability can be difficult when there are multiple cars involved. However, generally speaking the first car that initiated the impact is held liable for the accident. However, the driver who initiated the impact is not always at fault or is only partially at fault. This is why it is recommended that anyone involved in a multi-car accident should speak with a car accident lawyer.

How Our Lawyers Can Help You

Our lawyers have worked with countless victims of multi-vehicle accidents and know exactly what to do when a multi-vehicle accident occurs. Our lawyers will look at any evidence that was at the scene of the accident, any eyewitness accounts, will determine if any of the drivers involved had prior traffic violations, and will review the police report as well as any medical reports regarding any injuries you sustained in the accident. We are committed to recovering any compensation that you are entitled to, as well as protecting you from being falsely accused for any blame others may place on you as a result of the accident.

Injured in a Multi-Car Crash in New Mexico?  Call Our Law Firm For Help

Victims who have been seriously injured, or if a loved one was wrongfully killed in a multi-car crash in New Mexico, should call the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. for a FREE consultation to learn more about their rights to compensation under the law.  Our law firm is dedicated to protecting the rights of victims and their families who have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents throughout the state.  To learn more about how we can help you, call (505) 883-5000 to schedule a FREE consultation with our lawyers.

We handle causes throughout New Mexico, including Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Roswell, Cuervo, Rio Rancho, Clovis, Farmington, Hobbs, Albuquerque where our office is located, and anywhere else throughout New Mexico.  We also have a second trucking accident office in California, serving those in Inland Empire County and San Bernardino County, as well as those who have been catastrophically injured or wrongfully killed through California.  Please call to schedule for FREE appointment by dialing (505) 883-5000 or contact us through our website’s easy to use and convenient contact box available here.