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Multi-Vehicle Accident

A number of accidents normally involve practice between two vehicles; several of these crashes can involve even more than two, which can be considerably more complex to understand who may be at-fault.

When a multi-vehicle accident occurs, for example an intersection accident or highway pileup, it can be a challenge to determine the liability for injuries and the responsibility of each party.

These kinds of vehicle accidents can result in critical injuries and tragic deaths, which can place a catastrophic amount of physical, financial, and emotional strain on the individuals and their loved ones.

Personal injury attorneys have knowledge pertaining to multi-vehicle accident cases, and how to maximize the financial recovery of their clients.

If a vehicle collided into another in a traffic area that is dense, the two-vehicle collision can become a multiple vehicle pileup rather quickly.

Because of distraction, speed, or following too closely, motorists behind or even in front the initial two impacting vehicles, can easily become involved in the collision.

There are several typical kinds of multiple accidents, and areas which are more apt to three or more vehicle pileups:

Drivers who follow too close to one another through an intersection can find difficulty to stop promptly. Not yielding while turning, running red lights, and making some stops are typical causes of these multiple vehicle accidents in an intersection.

Distraction and speeding, as well as following too closely, are major contributors to pileups on the highway. One vehicle can swerve, during a collision, into other lanes or make some stops for those behind them to make a stop.

Being distracted or following too closely can result in a driver to hit the vehicle directly in front. A rear end collision can result in a chain reaction, with the struck vehicle being pushed into the vehicle in front of him or her, as well as impacting vehicles to stop suddenly to initiate the crash.

At-Fault in Vehicle Accidents

More than 30,000 individuals, nearly a decade ago, were killed in death vehicle accidents in the United States; many of these were in multiple vehicle accidents.

With nearly 2.4 million people injured that same year, injuries were increased from over a year ago.


When making an investigation of these crashes, legal liability is determined more easily when there are just two vehicles involved.

For crashes with three vehicles or more, lines can become blurred pertaining to liability. Results due to the sequence of events can take a rigorous investigation to make a determination.

Local police will make an investigation of the cause of the collision to determine which party is at fault. It is normally, however, the insurance company who will make an investigation for liability to be determined, and the necessary parties to pay damages.

A thorough investigation can be a process that is time-consuming, with various insurance companies and drivers involved, all determined not to pay out for the vehicle collision.

For any victim who has sustained injuries or a loved one who has lost a family member in a multi-vehicle accident, to make sure they receive the full financial compensation in which they are entitled, legal assistance is certainly necessary in these types of collisions.

Contact us for a free consultation or call Anzalone Law Firm PLLC, at: 603.548.3797.

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