How an Expert in Accident Reconstruction Could Benefit Your Claim

It can be difficult to evaluate some car accidents. Multiple people can have conflicting accounts.

It may be beneficial to have an objective third party examine the situation. To help you determine who is financially responsible for your damages, an accident reconstruction expert may be needed.

We will discuss below what an accident reconstructionist does, and how their testimony might help you with your claim.

What is an Accident Reconstructionist?

An accident reconstructionist is someone who has the expertise to reconstruct an accident scene to determine its cause. Although they may be skilled in reviewing many types of accidents, most are focused on auto accidents. These people are engineers, mechanics, or law enforcement officers who have received highly-specialized training. They are responsible for investigating an accident and providing opinions on how it happened and who might be accountable.

What Can an Accident Reconstructionist Do to Validate My Claim?

An accident reconstructionist may help you prove that the at-fault driver was speeding before the accident. The accident reconstructionist may be able to find evidence of negligence that could contradict the claims of the at-fault driver.

To reach their conclusions, accident reconstruction experts might look at several factors such as:

  • Photographs
  • Vehicle damage

Eyewitness Statements

A title that refers to an accident reconstruction expert can help determine who caused an accident. They rebuild the accident scene and use physics, engineering, and other physical sciences to explain why it happened.

What Is the Best Way to Help an Accident Reconstructionist With a Claim?

A skilled attorney can often help injury victims prove that another driver is liable for their injuries and other damages. This is without consulting an accident reconstruction expert. Each case is unique and may be more difficult than others. An experienced attorney is available to help you if needed.

This post was written by Kelly-Ann Jenkins of Jenkins Law P.L. Kelly-Ann is an insurance claim Lawyer. The information on this site is not intended to and does not offer legal advice, legal recommendations, or legal representation on any matter. Hiring an attorney is an important decision, which should not be based on advertising. You need to consult an attorney for legal advice regarding your situation.

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