Whose Fault is it Anyway?
There are a number of factors that go into the fault determinations that are made by law enforcement and insurance companies after a car accident. That can make understanding your own situation a little bit difficult if you don’t have a lot of experience with traffic and accident law. Luckily, the infographic below breaks down a variety of common scenarios, making it easy for you to understand how fault is typically determined in many cases. There are some mitigating factors that could come into play in some cases, but for the vast majority of the traffic accidents you will see on the road, the way fault is found works out very much like you see illustrated here.