Eye expert testimony for trucking accidents can be an important component of litigation. Vision of participants and visibility at the scene of an accident are important variables that are scrutinized to help determine causation and damages.
Ophthalmology testimony for driving may take on a variety of issues. Accident causation related to vision, visibility issues, meeting legal qualifications for driving, and the role of vision impairments are important factors that may be considered in legal cases that require ocular expert analysis for driving.
As a minimum legal requirement to ensure safe driving, drivers should display visual acuity of 20/40 with or without corrective lenses. Restrictions generally apply to those with acuity between 20/40 and 20/70, limiting them to driving in daylight hours only. … Read More
The question of driving with low vision has recently become a very contentious issue. Many people argue that, since the 9/11 Commission Report of 2004 mandated the Secretary of Homeland Security to “issue standards for drivers’ licenses” as part of … Read More
In order to obtain a driver’s license, one must pass a vision test. Vision screening tests ensures that unsafe drivers are not on the roads. Poor vision can lead to car accidents so the policies put in place are designed … Read More
DMV Vision Standards for California Drivers License 20/40 with both eyes tested together and 20/40 in one eye and 20/70, at least in the other eye. Applicants for a California drivers license may wear glasses or contact lenses to meet … Read More
Expert testimony is often needed in motor vehicle accidents because of resultant eye injuries. Trauma sustained from motor vehicle accidents may result in corneal abrasions, inflammation inside the eye (iritis), retinal tears or retinal detachment, blood inside the eye (hyphema), … Read More