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Advocating for You: Personal Injury & Rollover Accident Lawyers
Unintentional injuries account for over 100,000 deaths in the United States each year. Furthermore, roughly 35% of these fatalities are the direct result of an automobile accident. Car collisions are not something to be taken lightly. Even in cases which involve no injuries, victims still have to contend with a mountain of legal fees and property damages. These cases, in particular, eat up a lot of time and energy. Especially when the victim does not receive proper legal guidance.
Of course, not all car crashes are created equally. In fact, there are many different classifications for these accidents, ranging from fender benders to head-on collisions and rollover accidents. If you are involved in a rollover accident, chances are you are not going to come out the other side unscathed. This type of car crash boasts the second-highest rate of vehicle fatalities, falling just short of head-on collisions. Furthermore, the data only becomes even grimmer for passengers who are involved in these accidents. For instance, studies show that passengers in rollover accidents are 6% more likely not to survive than the vehicle operator.
If you or a loved one was injured in a rollover accident, contact an experienced law firm ASAP. Especially if the accident was caused by the negligence of a third party. The Ward Law Group is here to help you make your case. Our team of lawyers has nearly a decade of experience in handling every variation of car accident claim. Furthermore, if you only speak Spanish, you don’t need to worry. We offer our expert legal advice to both the English- and Spanish-speaking communities. For bilingual legal advice that you can trust, contact The Ward Law Group today!
Common Types of Insurance Claims that We Settle
Car accidents generate roughly 230 billion dollars in damages every year. Of course, this figure fluctuates from year to year. However, the major point here is that a lot of car crashes occur annually. And, when these accidents do occur, they’re often very expensive for all parties involved. Here are a few common forms of rollover accidents that The Ward Law Group has experience in handling:
- Distracted Driving: Distracted driving behaviors are defined as anything that takes your mind off the task of driving safely while out on the road. This could be texting while driving, eating, applying makeup, talking with passengers, and much more. Currently, this is one of the top causes of car accidents in the world. As such, many laws restricting these behaviors are now coming into play.
- Drunk Driving: Nearly half of all rollover accidents involve a drunk driver. Contrary to popular belief, alcohol impairment may occur from any blood alcohol concentration above .00. Alcohol negatively affects the driver’s muscle coordination, vision, and judgment. All of these factors dramatically increase the likelihood of a rollover accident occurring.
- Truck Accidents: Large commercial trucks, in particular, are at a higher risk of being involved in a rollover accident as they are top-heavy. Rollover accidents involving large trucks are especially dangerous as these vehicles are much heavier than your average car.
Of course, these are just a few of the most common subcategories. Additionally, The Ward Law Group also has experience in handling:
- Multiple vehicle pileups
- Hit-and-run accidents
- Side-impact collisions
- Head-on collisions
- Rear-end collisions
- …and more.
Types of Rollover Accident Injuries & Compensation
Again, rollover accidents are among the most severe forms of car collisions out there. This means that the risk of injury is extremely high, especially for children and the elderly. Moreover, sustaining a personal injury will make everything worse as far as your claims process is concerned. You may be limited in terms of what activities you are normally able to perform, for example. Simultaneously, you’ll also be contending with a slew of medical expenses and psychological distress.
Here is a short list of personal injury types that rollover victims may sustain:
- Bruises and Lacerations
- Internal Bleeding
- Organ Damage
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Loss of a major bodily function
- Broken Bones
- Wrongful Death
- …and more.
When you suffer bodily harm as a direct result of third-party negligence, you’re going to need an experienced law firm behind you to maximize your settlement. With expert legal guidance, you may be able to recover the following damages:
- Medical Bills: This includes any expenses involving hospital stays, treatment plans such as occupational therapy, emergency surgery, prescription meds, and more.
- Property Damage: Obviously, this concerns the state of your vehicle after the accident. Additionally, however, this area also covers your clothes, electronic devices, jewelry, and more.
- Lost Wages & Earnings Capacity: If your injury prevents you from returning to work, you may be able to receive compensation for that lost time. Additionally, if your injury is lifelong and incapacitating, you may be able to receive compensation if it affects your ability to excel in your field.
- Psychological Distress: Though hard to determine, in some cases your lawyers may be able to secure you compensation for mental stress and emotional trauma.
Get In Touch With The Ward Law Group
Gregory Ward and Jany Martinez-Ward are industry veterans who have recovered millions of dollars in settlement payouts for victims of car accidents. In fact, The Ward Law Group recently recovered $1,000,000 in compensation for the victim of a rollover accident! This is why you want an experienced team behind you. Chances are, you’re likely eligible for more forms of financial reparation than you even realize. Contact us today to learn more!
Maximizing Your Claim: Immediate Steps to Take After an Accident
If you are the victim of a rollover accident, you may find yourself injured at the scene. If you are able, contact emergency responders as soon as possible. Make sure that you are medically evaluated by a licensed professional. If you wait too long to see a doctor, the court may determine that your injuries were not very serious after all. This could ultimately hurt your settlement.
It’s certainly not a bad idea to create an inventory of your itemized receipts. Basically, this boils down to aggregating any damages incurred as a direct result of your accident. Damages, in this case, may include items such as medical bills, property damage, lost wages, and more. The Ward Law Group will be able to assist you during this difficult process.
Furthermore, you’re also going to want to contact your insurance provider. When speaking with your representative over the phone, make sure that you provide an accurate, yet detailed account of the accident. Withholding the truth in any manner may result in a lesser settlement down the road, so tell them exactly what happened. The insurance provider will tell you where you can obtain a copy of a claim form to fill out. This document will outline the most important details of the incident.
How The Ward Law Group Can Help
When you become the victim of a car accident, it can feel like the world is against you. Matters only become even worse if you have suffered serious injuries as a result of the incident. The Ward Law Group has helped countless clients in similar circumstances, so they know just how frustrating your situation is. Our firm is here to help you fight insurance adjusters who set out to minimize your settlement.
Don’t forget: We serve both the English- and Spanish-speaking communities. Many Spanish speaking citizens feel like they have no chance when it comes to securing a fair settlement. With The Ward Law Group, you’ll find all your fears alleviated. Our lawyers are passionate about serving the Latino community. Don’t hesitate. Contact The Ward Law Group today!
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