Are you a victim of car accident in New York? If so, it is important to note that the defense will try to limit their liability by proving that the plaintiff shares responsibility in the accident. Thus, it would be very helpful that you know about the defenses the opposing side may employ to weaken and invalidate your case.
Every person on the road is expected to practice due diligence to protect their own safety and that of others. Instances when a victim may be considered negligent include speeding while driving, riding with someone they know is unfit for driving, or being in a car they know to be defective, distracting the driver of the car, making unexpected movements as a pedestrian, and others.