Regardless of who’s at fault in a car crash, these accidents occur due to a form of negligence committed by one or all parties involved. It is in fact, the legal basis of all personal injury cases is that an individual had to have caused harm to another due to being negligent of the reasonable or prudent care that should have been observed done under normal circumstances. For a case to go through, the offender should have failed to do the reasonable act like stopping for a red light, or driving at speeds above the limit.
Drivers are basically responsible to drive with reasonable speed that will not exceed specified speed limits in certain areas. Several factors may influence this duty, though, such as current traffic, weather conditions and road visibility. Driving under the right speed also helps the driver keep the machine under his control, as with being able to stop or turn on time.
In addition to this, drivers should also be vigilant and alert for other vehicles, road conditions and pedestrians, and be able to look out on the road as a regular, prudent person would.
While most cases of car crashes are reparable without a lawyer, serious injuries necessitate damages that may only be won with legal help at hand.