Maximizing Compensation After A Car, Truck Or Motorcycle Accident
It is well-known that road transportation is hazardous by nature. Road conditions, speed, driver alertness and other factors can all contribute to risk factors that often lead to accidents. A car, truck or motorcycle crash often results in injuries to drivers, passengers and other people in harm’s way, such as bicyclists and pedestrians. A medical emergency inevitably leads to financial losses as well as pain and suffering for injured people and, in some cases, loss of companionship for family members.
What seems at first like a medical emergency is also an important legal event when there are serious injuries or loss of life. Axelson Williamowsky Bender & Fishman P.C., is a full-service law firm where people can find valuable information, advice and advocacy after a serious traffic accident in Maryland, Virginia or Washington, D.C.
Factors To Consider In Many Motor Vehicle Accident Cases
Different circumstances can affect the seriousness of an accident, such as the following:
The size and weight of the vehicles: For example, when commercial trucks collide with passenger cars, the result is very often serious injury or death to the occupants of the cars because trucks weigh so much more than cars do.
Availability of auto insurance: Typically, someone who is injured in a collision can file a damage claim or lawsuit against someone who was negligent and caused the crash or made it much worse. However, when the liable party has little or no insurance, the injured person may have to pursue uninsured/under-insured motorist coverage (UI/UIM) through their own insurer. This is not as simple as it sounds.
Road conditions, truck regulations and other factors: The responsible party may be a government agency that has not properly maintained public roads or highways, or a loading dock company out of state that allowed a truckload to be imbalanced or insecure, leading to hazards affecting other people on the road. Accident reconstruction specialists can help determine the true causes of a collision.
The seriousness of the injuries: In case of a catastrophic injury, such as a traumatic brain injury (TBI) or a spinal cord injury (SCI), the services of life care planners and other experts will be important for arriving at a dollar figure for a damage claim or lawsuit.
For best results as you pursue compensation after a motor vehicle accident, work with a highly knowledgeable personal injury attorney. Our lawyers’ 100 years combined of experience reassures our clients that we are ready to tackle even difficult cases with vigor and determination.
Free Consultation – Contingency Representation
We recognize what an important decision you face as you look for the right personal injury attorney to handle your motor vehicle accident. This is one reason for which we offer initial consultations at no cost.
To discuss your case with one of our Rockville-based attorneys with no obligation, call 240-728-2202 or complete our online intake form. If we take your case, you will not owe attorney fees until we recover a settlement or verdict for you.