When Can I Sue the Other Driver?

This video answers the question of when you can sue the other driver after getting into a car accident.  There are requirements and conditions that must exist in order to successfully sue the other driver.

Transcript

In this video I tell you about when you can sue the other driver after a car accident.

If the car accident was not your fault, you have an option to sue the other driver who caused the accident. This is called a tort claim.

In a tort claim, you can advance claims for such things as pain and suffering, loss of income, and loss of enjoyment of life.

Now, not everyone can start a tort claim. There are requirements or conditions, if you will, that you need to satisfy before you can start a tort claim.

While every case is different and depends on the specific circumstances, here are some common requirements:
1) Obviously, you must not liable for causing the car accident, meaning that the car accident wasn’t your fault.
Whose fault the accident is depends on the specific facts of the case. By learning more about what happened, I could give you my opinion on that.

2) You must have suffered injuries that are permanent and serious.
Examples of permanent and serious injuries may include: fractures and broken bones and chronic pain. These are areas that are hotly contested by insurance companies. A professional lawyer can best advise you on whether or not your injuries may fall under this category.

3) Your injuries, when translated into a monetary figure, must be worth more than $30,000.
This is an area in which I can provide a lengthy seminar for. It is one of the most contested areas of tort law. To learn more about this
I can help you determine whether you can commence a lawsuit against the other driver you caused the accident.
To learn more about your chances of suing someone for your injuries, book an appointment with us at www.parkandjung.com/caraccident.