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Car Accident Causes

Bakersfield Car Accident Lawyer

The different potential causes of car accidents are virtually innumerable. Some accidents will also involve multiple factors that, combined, caused the accident to occur. Although establishing the cause of a Bakersfield car accident may be difficult, it is a crucial part of handling your personal injury claim and offering you the greatest opportunity of recovering maximum financial compensation for your injuries. That is why our legal team works with private investigators, accident reconstruction specialists and other professionals to complete a full investigation into all of the different aspects of your car accident. We also take the time to understand exactly what our client experienced and will gather information from witnesses, law enforcement at the scene, and physical evidence.

If you would like to learn more about what caused your car accident and how an attorney can help you with your insurance claim or injury lawsuit, contact a Bakersfield car accident lawyer at Pacific Attorney Group today.

Different Causes of Car Accidents in Bakersfield, California

Following is a partial list of the different types of potential causes of car accidents:

  • Driver distraction - talking on the phone, talking to a passenger, applying makeup, eating, drinking, adjusting the radio, text messaging, etc.
  • Speeding or racing
  • Running a red light
  • Improper lane changes
  • Failure to yield the right of way
  • Violation of any traffic law
  • Aggressive driving
  • DUI - driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance
  • Automotive defects - an auto part with a manufacturing or design defect, causing it to malfunction
  • Heavy weather - rain, hail, wind, fog, etc.
  • Poor road conditions
  • Poor road maintenance

No matter what caused your accident and even if you believe that you may have been partially at fault, we may be able to help. Contact a Bakersfield car accident attorney at our offices today.