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I rear-ended another car, but my SUV was pushed into the one in front of me by another vehicle. Am I considered to be the at-fault driver in this case?

In most cases, if you have rear-ended another vehicle, you are presumed to be the at-fault driver. However, there are cases where that presumption is not correct and such may be the case in your accident.

Speak to an experienced car accident attorney and make sure to take lots of photographs of the accident scene and all the vehicles involved. These pictures may be crucial evidence that allows your attorney to argue that you were not at-fault, despite being right behind the other vehicle. For example: if you were waiting in line for a light to change and another driver slammed into you from behind, sending you into the rear-end of the car in front of you, liability for the accident may not lie with you.

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