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Oklahoma officers receive training in accident reconstruction

Not every motor vehicle accident is straightforward. Often times there are many complexities that must be sorted out in developing an argument in favor of the accident victim. This is when accident reconstruction reports could come in handy.

A crash reconstruction school located in Oklahoma City recently provided police officers with intense training in accident reconstruction. One of the main points of emphasis studied was the mathematical formulas used in accident reconstruction, particularly in motor vehicle accidents that resulted in severe injuries or deaths. Such training focused on assessing speed and departure angles in relation to the size of the vehicle involved in the car accident. The officers who attended the school are now considered certified accident reconstructionists.

Accident reconstruction can be an important component in motor vehicle accident cases. By performing an accident reconstruction, officers may be able to better understand the conditions surrounding the accident, including factors such as the drag factor, speed, road and weather conditions and brake time, among others. This information could prove to be helpful to plaintiffs in their efforts to prove fault and assess damages, especially during out-of-court settlements. Accident reconstruction can take place after many types of car accidents, including collisions where one vehicle strikes another vehicle from behind.

Accident reconstruction is only one possible component of a personal injury case. There are many other types of evidence and witnesses that may come into play during litigation or settlements. A personal injury attorney may in some cases be essential in making sure that victims of car accidents pursue the legal action they are entitled to.

Source: Muskogee Phoenix, "Officers learn auto accident reconstruction," Travis Sloat, Feb. 16, 2014

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