Bike vs. Truck

Insight Legal Graphics & Animation Bicycle, Truck, Vehicular Accident

A truck driver does not notice a bicyclist (even though he had previous just passed him) and makes a right turn leaving the bicyclist no escape. The final movements of the bike rider were depicted as an arrow because his exact position at impact unknown. The plaintiff received a favorable settlement shortly before trial.

Low Speed Crash – Spine Injury

Insight Legal Graphics & Animation Animations, Biomechanics, Injuries

A low speed collision resulted in a lumbar spine injury. The plaintiff was turned to his left and speaking with his girlfriend at the time of the collision. This animation demonstrated his posture and how his twisted position made him more vulnerable to injury even though the delta-V was relatively minor.

Pedestrian blocked by A-pillar

Insight Legal Graphics & Animation Animations, Pedestrian, Vehicular Accident

In San Francisco, the city attorney filed a criminal case against a driver who struck a pedestrian while making a left turn. This animation for the defense used a Point-Of-View (POV) camera angle to demonstrate that parked vehicles, as well as the A-pillar of her sedan were significant obstructions and greatly limited visibility as she approached the intersection. The defendant …

Motorcycle vs. Bus

Insight Legal Graphics & Animation Animations, Bus, Motorcycle, Vehicular Accident

A bus makes an ill-timed left turn in front of a motorcyclist. The animation shows how the motoryclist was initially unaware of the threat because he was checking his mirrors for a lane change shortly before the bus initiated the turn. At trial, the liability phase found the defendant 80% at fault. The case settled favorably for the plaintiff during …