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The Causes And The Problem Of Car Accidents

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Car accidents are usually very difficult to handle but keeping in mind the fact that in most cities in the US, population is increasing, the economy is thriving and the number of drivers on the road is on the rise, there is no denying that the number of car accidents is also increasing at the same pace. In addition, a large majority of drivers on the roads today are distracted, reckless, drunk and/or intoxicated; keeping yourself safe on the roads can thus be quite a challenge.
Often, people who get into car accidents want to know how fault will be determined once the accident is reported and investigated. Determining fault can be fairly complicated but some of the main reasons where you might be held liable include:
• Drunk driving or driving under the influence of drugs.
• Speeding
• Breaking a red light
• Failure to use turn signals
• Failing to yield the right of way
• Being careless or reckless in poor driving conditions
• Driving while texting, calling or any other activity that results in distraction.
It is important for you to know that Cincinnati, OH follows the "fault" system. Also known as the tort system, under this system, if you are in a car accident, the driver who is considered to be at-fault will be the one who is held liable for any damages that are incurred as a result of the accident. This will include injuries to the other driver and any passengers as well as any damages to the vehicle.
The at-fault driver's insurance company will be the one
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