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Blackout And Car Accidents
Every day car accidents do happen. These accidents cause loss of millions of dollars for
victim’smedical treatment and property damage.
The best thing is that Alaska is a fault state. Aggrieved parties get consolation by
compensation from the at-fault driver's insurance company or use of subrogation claims.
One main concern is car accidents that happen due to sudden medical emergencies. An
example is a blackout, which is a swift and short-term loss of consciousness.
If you were involved in a car accident because the at-fault driver suffered from a blackout or
any other sudden medical emergency, you might have a claim.
Dealing With A Car Accident Caused By Blackout
If the at-fault driver had a blackout at the time of the accident, you may be compensated. But
this will require you to prove the breach of the standard of care regardless of the medical
emergency. You can choose to c for legal help.
You have to understand the medical guidelines for drivers prone to sudden medical
emergencies. Knowing what laws to apply for compensation and any burden of proof will be
vital for your case.
Alaska is one of the states that don’t recognize the sudden medical emergency defense.
Meaning whether the at-fault driver caused the accident while on a medical emergency or not,
you will still have the right to claim for property damage or injuries suffered.
How To Prove Negligence
The at-fault driver cannot use a sudden medical emergency as a defense to avoid paying
for your injuries or property damage. There lot of ways you can prove that even if the driver
suffered from a blackout, they owed you a duty of care.
You can prove that the at-fault driver:
Was advised not to drive due to their medical conditions but when ahead and drove.
Had similar episodes of blackout while driving: The issue of foreseeability will be used to
They were aware that they had blackout symptoms but ignored because the drive would
not take long or could be late for an appointment.
If the at-fault driver had pre