If you were injured, as a passenger, you should inquire about receiving compensation for your injuries. Other questions regarding passenger injuries follow.
FAQ’s On Passenger Injury
Q: Can a passenger make a claim against the at-fault driver?
A: You, as a passenger, may have a claim against the driver of the vehicle in which you were riding, and/or any other parties involved in the accident. This includes at-fault drivers, providers of alcohol to either of the drivers, and manufacturer defects to any vehicles proven to have caused the accident as a result of a manufacture defect.
Q: Can I as a passenger be held responsible for the accident?
A: Generally speaking, unless it can be proven that he/she excessively distracted the driver a passenger cannot be held at fault. To fend off allegations of causing the accident seek the help of a skilled attorney
Q: Can I still seek compensation if i did not obtain all the accident information, but the driver did?
A: A passenger should always obtain any information possible about the accident at the time that the accident occurs. However, it is still possible to seek compensation.
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If you or a loved one has been injured in a Auto accident or you have any concerns about the matters above, call T. Chris Lewis Law Firm, PLLC Today. The initial consultation is free of charge. If we agree to accept your case, we will work on a contingent fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if there is a monetary award or recovery of funds. Don’t delay! The sooner we get started the better! You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, but a lawsuit must be filed immediately before the statute of limitations expires.
The above is not legal advice. That can only come from a qualified attorney who is familiar with all the facts and circumstances of a particular, specific case, and the relevant law.