Auto Accidents

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[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1486971229718{padding-top: 3em !important;padding-bottom: 1em !important;}” el_class=”accident”][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1486548429357{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”]The use of the word “accident” in the context of motor vehicle collisions is a misnomer. Automobile crashes often result from carelessness or poor driving, rather than from circumstances beyond the control of the driver. Nevertheless, many insurance companies will deny liability for claims unless you are involved in a clear cut rear-end accident. It is important to hire experienced trial attorneys who know how to speak the language of insurance claim handlers and know how to preserve evidence of negligence. Our attorneys have represented many of the largest insurance companies in the country and have successfully tried numerous automobile negligence cases to jury verdict.

It is important to hire experienced trial attorneys who know how to speak the language of insurance claim handlers and know how to preserve evidence of negligence.

Expect an insurance adjuster from the at-fault party to contact you after you are involved in a collision. You are not required to speak with them. It is their job to minimize and settle claims as inexpensively as possible. It is important for you to obtain legal advice as soon as possible after an accident. You need to retain an experienced trial attorney who understands the various causes of auto accidents.

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  • Driver impairment, including illness, alcohol or other drugs, both legal and illegal, and drivers who are overtired.
  • Driver distraction, including talking on cell phones or using other electronic devices, talking with passengers, eating or grooming in the car, dealing with children or pets in the back seat, or attempting to retrieve dropped items.
  • Mechanical failure, including blown out or flat tires, brake or axle failure, and steering mechanism failure.
  • Road conditions, including foreign obstacles or substances on the road surface; rain, ice, or snow making the roads slick; road damage including pot holes.
  • Speed exceeding safe conditions, that can relate to the way the road was designed, the road condition, the weather, and the speed of surrounding motorists.
  • Road design and layout. Some roads have a history of violent car wrecks for a variety of reasons. These include alignment, visibility, camber and surface conditions, road markings, etc.

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Although not necessary in every case, it is oftentimes critical to get an expert witness, such as an accident reconstructionist or biomechanical engineer, involved as soon as possible after an accident. Critical evidence such as crush damage, skid marks, and other physical evidence at the scene of a wreck can disappear over time. Make sure that the attorney that you retain has the technical expertise and resources to retain credible experts early on in your case. Our lawyers have contacts and relationships with some of the best experts in the country to evaluate your claim.
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