With nearly 6.2 million car accidents reported in 2004, it is easy to understand how car accidents have become one of the leading causes of death and injury in the United States. Car accident injuries can range in severity from minor scratches and bruises to catastrophic injuries like paralysis and amputated limbs. Fortunately, car accident victims have legal rights, including the right to pursue economic recovery for their losses and suffering.
If you or a loved one has suffered serious injury or death in a car accident, it is important to ensure that your legal rights are protected . Please contact us today to discuss your legal rights with an experienced personal injury attorney free of charge.
The most commonly sustained injury in car accidents is whiplash. However, brain injuries, broken limbs, muscle injuries, and paralysis can also occur. Sadly, many of the injuries sustained in car accidents prove to have unforeseen repercussions. Many people are forced to deal with pain, immobility, or other afflictions for the rest of their lives. Regardless of the type or severity of the injury, those hurt in a car accident may be entitled to seek compensation through a personal injury lawsuit.
While the causes of car accidents vary widely, a significant number of them can be attributed to driver negligence. Some of the common ways driver negligence can cause car accidents are:
Accidents can also be caused by faulty equipment , road hazards , and factors outside of or in addition to driver error.
Victims of car accidents may be eligible to receive compensation for their past and future medical expenses, lost wages, decreased earning capacity, and pain and suffering. If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a car accident, please contact us for a FREE consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer who will answer all your questions, examine your case thoroughly, and make sure you get any compensation you may be entitled to.