I'VE HAD A CAR ACCIDENT AND THE RESPONSIBLE PARTY ISN'T TELLING THE TRUTH! WHAT NOW?
Dealing with factual disputes regarding auto accident causation and liability
There is more evidence for consideration than simply the testimony of the parties.It is common for disputes to arise after accidents as to how the auto accident occurred and who was actually at-fault. When there is a factual dispute among the parties after an auto accident, the best evidence for determining responsibility is very often the police accident report because it is the document where police can document all of the information obtained at the scene. When factual disputes arise, very often (not always!), the police report can be helpful in resolving those disputes.
There are also things you can do to help document what occurred in the auto accident.There are also things that can help you to document your side of what happened during the auto accident. Photographs are always helpful. In addition, check for any witnesses that may have seen what happened and get their contact info if you are able. This information will become extremely helpful if a "he said, she said" situation should arise. At the end of the day, the more information you are able to gather at the scene, the better you or your lawyer will be able to make your case later.
If problems persist, CONTACT A LAWYER ASAP!If problems continue, you should contact an auto accident lawyer to discuss your situation. Most lawyers will not charge a fee at all for an initial consultation. Their experience in handling these types of issues may be very helpful in sorting through the information in order to properly establish liability.