Who Is at Fault in A Car Accident When Changing Lanes?
- December 22, 2021
- Attorney David Mann
- Car Accidents
There are two reasons many car accident legal cases involve changing lanes. First, cars changing lanes creates a naturally higher risk of collision than cars driving straight down the road. Second, it can be difficult to prove what happened and who is at fault for the accident. Here are some ways to determine who is at fault in a lane-change accident. Who Is at Fault in A Lane-Change Accident? A lane-change accident follows the same law as other car accidents. Fault in a car accident is determined by negligence. Negligence is when someone has a duty to someone else and injures them by not meeting that duty. For example, drivers have a duty to drive safely, and causing an accident by failing to drive safely is considered negligence. F...