When you have been involved in a car wreck, you may receive numerous phone calls. If any of these calls are unsolicited calls from someone posing as “your advocate” advising you to seek treatment at a specific clinic this is a scam.
The best way to go through the painful process is to hire a professional injury lawyer that can help you get
the compensation for the loss.
The importance of road safety can never be underestimated, evidenced by the fact that car accidents are the leading cause of death worldwide among those aged 15–29. Most people who are in car accidents experience serious injuries that require long recovery times and emergency care. Although any type of injury can happen during a car accident, here are the five most common injuries.
In February of this year, a teenager from San Diego was arrested for a terrible road accident: his pickup truck had rammed into a car full of people. Three people died and it was found that the 19-year-old had been under the influence. Now, while this would have been a regular DUI case with personal injury lawsuits on the side, the death of three people made it both a civilian and a criminal case. In addition to DUI, the defendant was facing murder charges too.
Over two million people are disabled or injured in car accidents in the United States every year. A common question that most people who have been involved in an accident ask is, “how long will our car accident claim take to settle?” This is largely due to the considerable medical expenses that can put a strain on your finances.
1 in 3 traffic deaths involves an intoxicated driver in the US. 46% of driving deaths in Arkansas alone involved alcohol according to the latest County Health Rankings. In addition to that, DUI/DWI incidents also cause severe injuries and property damages.
In 2017, tennis superstar Venus Williams was sued in a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit claimed she wasresponsible for the death of Jerome Barson, who suffered head injuries that proved to be fatal after being involved in a car crash. The lawsuit claimed Williams was the cause of his death. As a result she had to go through extensive legal hurdles. Williams isn’t the only celebrity to have been involved in cases of wrongful death. In fact, these claims are filed quite frequently based on instances of alleged negligence.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a debilitating and deadly injury that is caused by trauma to the head after a vehicle accident, slips, trips, falls, etc. Unfortunately, TBIs aren’t always easy to diagnose. Unless an individual has become comatose, experienced bleeding in the brain or has a fractured skull, physicians might assume that the patient’s head and brain must be fine.