People often wonder what is an accident scene investigation? Today, Richard a personal injury attorney, will explain how an accident analysis is carried out in order to determine the causes of an accident.

 

Our personal injury law firm handles a lot of a injury claims including a lot of catastrophic injury claims. In cases with larger claims the issue of accident scene investigation always arises. People ask me what is an accident scene investigation?

An accident analysis is carried out in order to determine the causes of an accident. It may be performed by a range of experts such as forensic scientists or engineers.

Typically these investigators will have a series of tests including fact gathering, fact analysis, and conclusion drawing. One of the most common forms of accident analysis is causal analysis which uses the principle of causality to determine liability. The investigators will typically look for a chain of events that tie the accident to the injury.