FORT MYERS, FL. — A crash involving multiple injuries closed State Road according to Fox 4 Now. The accident closed the highway for many hours. Fort Myers police issued few details about the crash. Investigators did say that the crash happened on State Road 82 and Buckingham Road and asked people who anticipated driving in the area to find another way around. The circumstances of the crash remain under investigation with the Fort Myers police department. Fort Myers PD left no word on the extent of the injuries sustained by the motorists involved.
Whenever a car crash occurs, the first question that comes immediately to mind relates to the causation of the accident. Law enforcement investigators want to know who caused the accident so that appropriate civil citations and criminal charges may be levied if proper. Additionally, the victims injured in the collision want to know who is at fault because of the viability of pursuing a personal injury lawsuit against the driver or drivers at fault.
Another major area of concern for car crash victims in Florida is the availability of sufficient insurance to cover all of the damages. If four people sustain injuries in an automobile crash, hypothetically speaking, and the at-fault driver has an insurance policy with limits of $25,000 per person or $50,000 per accident, then some of the victims could be shortchanged. Consequently, victims — with the assistance of an experienced, educated, and skilled Florida car accident lawyer — must find alternate sources of insurance coverage to compensate them adequately.
An example of a common source of alternate or additional insurance coverage could be another driver’s policy if that driver contributed to causing the crash. Also, the victim’s own car insurance policy is a source of coverage through the policy’s underinsurance coverage, if applicable. Furthermore, the person who caused the accident remains personally liable for any excess damages. Thus, if the person owns a home or a business, he or she might have sufficient funds to compensate the victims for his or her negligence.
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