Multi-vehicle crashes can create a quagmire for injury lawyers, insurance companies and courts when it comes to issues of causation and fault. In some instances, the negligence of one driver is clear-cut. However, comparative fault by other motorists (as explained in F.S. 768.81) can affect who is responsible to pay for what and how much compensation victims can expect to receive.
According to a recent news article from the St. Pete Patch, a 24-year-old man was killed in a multi-vehicle car accident in Florida.Three others were inju20red in the incident, which involved a total of three vehicles.
Authorities report decedent was driving his Cadillac when he apparently drove his car into a high curb and lost control of his vehicle. He allegedly hit a Mercedes, and then he drove into the opposite side of the divided roadway and hit a Toyota that was heading in his direction, as he was on the wrong side of the road at this point. Continue reading