Auto Accident/Traffic/Personal Injury
When a car accident occurs, in most states the at-fault driver will be on the financial hook for damages and injuries resulting from the crash. From a practical standpoint, it's the at-fault driver's insurance company that will cover most injury claims arising from the accident, and the driver will "pay" in the form of a raised car insurance premium.
But laws and rules that apply to car accident cases are different from state to state. How will an injury claim be affected if more than one driver is responsible for causing the accident? And how do injury claims work in the dozen or so "no fault" car insurance states? In this article, we'll take a closer look at the these issues, and a few more.