What is Accident Reconstruction?

If you are someone who has recently been injured in an auto accident, whether it be a car accident or otherwise, you are most likely now seeking financial compensation to help you heal. Our firm is here to help you receive this compensation, however, there are times where it is necessary to call a nonbiased third-party who can assess exactly what happened in your accident and place liability on the appropriate party. Accident reconstruction experts are instrumental in a number of personal injury cases, and this may be the case for you, too. Please continue reading and reach out to our experienced Pennsylvania personal injury attorneys to learn more about accident reconstruction experts and how we may work with them to help you. Here are some of the questions you may have:

What will someone do when they reconstruct an accident?

Accident reconstruction experts are oftentimes needed to explain to the insurance company exactly how an accident occurred and why their policyholder is the liable party. That is why an accident reconstruction expert will do the following:

  • He or she will review any pictures of the accident or its aftermath, including damage to your car, the other motorist’s car, or any property involved in the accident.
  • The expert will most likely visit the scene of the accident and determine whether any skid marks or other indicators can help illustrate how and why the accident occurred.
  • The expert can interview any witnesses to the accident and ask for their chronological description of the accident.
  • The expert will most likely review the police report filed at the scene of the accident, as well as your medical records regarding any injuries you sustained in the accident.

The bottom line is that accidents often happen in a split second, and if you are someone who has been badly injured in an accident, you may simply not remember how the accident even happened, and if there were no witnesses nearby, or the accident was not captured on surveillance, it may be very complicated for you to sue the liable party, even if they are 100% at fault. That is why so many personal injury attorneys will appoint these investigative experts to reconstruct the accident and prove, once and for all, that you truly are entitled to financial compensation for your injuries. If you are ready to get started on your personal injury claim, give our firm a call today.


Friedman Schuman is an experienced and dedicated legal resource for clients throughout Pennsylvania. We proudly serve clients facing a wide range of legal matters. If you require the services of an effective attorney, please contact Friedman Schuman today to schedule a consultation.

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