A: There are many different scenarios, and liability in a motorcycle accident situation often stems from a driver’s failure to see much less react to a motorcycle. However, liability in this scenario depends on how the accident occurred.
If the driver drifted into the motorcycle’s path, then the driver would be at fault. If the motorcycle drifted into the driver’s lane, then the motorcycle would be at fault. If the driver struck the rear of the motorcycle, then the driver would probably be at fault.
While the police report is usually accurate in determining fault, oftentimes, the report will be inaccurate. Each case is unique and is is important to speak to a qualified motorcycle accident lawyer. Read important steps to take after a motorcycle accident.
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