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Single Vehicle Accident Attorney

When most people think of car accidents, they picture multiple vehicles, with two or more drivers needing to exchange information, and a discussion (perhaps even an argument) about which driver was to blame for the crash. In some circumstances, however, multiple vehicles are not involved in accidents, there is no other information to be gathered from another driver, and who, or what, is to blame for the accident may be harder to determine. 

Causes for Single Vehicle Accidents

When multiple vehicles are involved in an accident, typically one of the drivers is to blame. In a single vehicle accident, that may not be the case. Let’s look at the most common causes for single vehicle accidents. 

Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a typical culprit in single vehicle accidents. Drivers who spend time on their phones, are paying attention to passengers within their cars, or turn their attention to their GPS or their music, or anything else that distracts them from the road, are likely to not notice obstacles in the road, or drift off onto the shoulder. This can lead to a single vehicle accident. 

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Hazardous Roads

Another cause for single vehicle accidents are hazardous road conditions. This is sometimes due to inclement weather, which cannot be controlled. However, some hazardous roadway conditions are due to the negligence of those maintaining the road, and accidents that occur because of these dangers can be cause for a case. 

Car Fault

Less likely to happen, but still a valid cause for single vehicle accidents are vehicle malfunctions. Should the brakes go out, or the car otherwise not operate as it should, the manufacturer may be to blame. 

Why You Need an Attorney

In multi vehicle accidents, where more than one driver is involved, its typically easier to narrow down who is at fault for the collision. In single vehicle accidents, this isn’t the case. It may be harder to prove that the driver of the only vehicle involved is not at fault, especially when coming against larger businesses or corporations. 

If you have been in a single vehicle accident, and suspect that someone else may be responsible, either due to negligence or malfunction, contact Eric Blank Injury Attorneys today.


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