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Evaluate the defendants in a personal injury claim after a crash

On Behalf of | Aug 24, 2017 | car accidents |

There aren’t ever any preventable reasons for a car crash that should be considered acceptable. In our previous blog post, we discussed how driving while drowsy is very dangerous. All drivers must try to keep themselves and others on the roadway safe.

If you are struck by a drowsy driver, you might decide that you want to take some action. One of the options that you have is to seek compensation from that driver. This is something that might prove to be challenging, but it could help you avoid having to assume all of the expenses related to the accident.

Seeking compensation after a car crash involves evaluating the case to determine what caused the accident. Once we determine this, we can figure out who is responsible for the collision. In the case of drowsy driving, it would most likely be the sleepy driver who is liable.

Even if there is only a small chance that a party is liable for the accident, you can still include them in the lawsuit. This helps ensure that you listed all of the parties who might have a financial obligation to help cover the costs of the accident.

To file a personal injury claim in Tennessee, you must meet certain specifications. One of these is the statute of limitations, as this governs how long injured parties have to file their claims. Once the window of time has closed, the case proscribes and you won’t be able to seek any financial compensation. We can help you learn about this and other laws that apply to your case.