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WHO DO YOU SUE AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT?

May 12, 2016 - Uncategorized by

Car accident victims frequently ask me, “who are we going to sue after a car accident?” Hopefully, a lawsuit will not be necessary as that can take years and drain everyone’s money and time. Normally, when you hire a car accident attorney, the intention is to attempt a pre-suit settlement. A pre-suit settlement is much faster than suing in court. When trying to settle a claim, personal injury attorneys will deal directly with the at-fault driver’s insurance company.  Here is the claim process if we are attempting to settle your case without going to court: WHO IS AT FAULT FOR YOUR CAR ACCIDENT? As a car accident attorney, I would first determine who is at fault for your car accident. Hopefully, you are not at fault. But, you can be partially at fault and still have a viable car accident claim. I would thoroughly interview you and any witnesses about the facts of the car accident. I would also review the investigating police officer’s written notes and his complete traffic accident report.  After gathering all the facts and evidence, I can properly make a determination as to who is at fault and the cause of your car accident. For example, let’s say that you were stopped at a stoplight and you are hit from behind. Maybe the other driver was distracted by a cellphone or other many distracted driver situations. If you are struck from the rear, the striking driver will be presumed to be at fault.  The rear striking […]

Things You Should Know About Hiring A Car Accident Attorney

Apr 6, 2012 - Uncategorized by

A person needs to consult a car accident lawyer if he/she went through a car accident recently. The experienced attorney will help to recover the losses resulted from a car accident, minimize the hassle often related to the car insurance claim and a hefty amount of ‘red tape’ and paperwork. You should know when you need professional legal assistance as it makes a difference between fairly resolve a case and losing or owing substantial monetary damage. Below is some important information one might need to know before hiring a car accident attorney. The Need To Hire A Car Accident Attorney Unfortunately, we hear news of car accidents every day. In the United States, the majority of personal injury claims are the result of accidents involving cars, bicycles, trucks, or other motor vehicles. Many of these crashes cause minor vehicle damage like a fender bender. They are generally handled by contacting the insurance company. However, those car accidents that cause physical injury, death, or any other significant damage to a person or property may permit the legal claim from the victim. To cover the losses incurred due to a car accident are compensated with the help of an experienced attorney. Loses may include medical bills, car repairs, and lost wages. In some states, the car accident attorney helps to recover the death of a loved one when the car accident case involves drunk-driving, speeding, or reckless driving. What to Look For In a Car Accident lawyer Car accident lawyer resolves various […]

The Fatal Car Crash Epidemic

Jan 22, 2012 - Uncategorized by

Roads keep getting busier and the frequency of traffic jams seems to have multiplied three folds since last year. I swear that driving has become more challenging than ever. The most difficult part of my job is driving there every morning during rush hour. I recall the times when I actually enjoyed driving, and I cannot believe this is what it has come to. I am constantly fretting over signal lights and dreading that I might have to contact my Lake Oswego Disability Insurance (SSDI) Lawyer. Automobile accidents are the leading cause of death among healthy citizens in the U.S, and about 90 people die every day. Annually, more than forty thousand car accidents are fatal in nature. According to Houston Personal Injury Lawyer, while thousands of people lose their lives, millions end up with severe injuries or permanent disabilities each year. The percentage of fatalities has gone down since 2017, but the total number of accidents is still on the rise. The occurrence of fatal car accidents is considerably higher during public/seasonal holidays, as a greater number of people are driving under the influence. The fourth of July and the first of January are ideal for spotting drunk, hungover, or sleep-deprived people all around the U.S. There are numerous kinds of accidents, so the reasons and consequences vary. Although the law is strict for irresponsible driving, we may lack in implementing and fully abiding by traffic rules. Many states disregard the importance of seat belts, and speed limits in […]

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