In order to have a car accident claim decided in your favor, you must be able to show that your injuries were caused by the negligent acts of the at-fault party. Often, the only witnesses to a car accident are the parties involved- the plaintiff and the defendant. Each party will have their own version of precisely how the accident unfolded, with one party usually blaming the other in the majority of cases.
In these cases, it is simply the word of one party against the other. An eyewitness account from a third party can be especially helpful in proving a car accident claim. (more…)