Bullhead City Car Accident Attorneys
For Bullhead City, Arizona, which has continued to grow each year in the last decade, it is no surprise that as a densely populated area, more and more motor vehicle accidents occur. As the city's population continues with its upward trend, unfortunately, individuals have a greater likelihood of being involved in an auto accident.
It is important that every driver pay close attention to safety precautions when driving on the road. Even when a driver is doing everything possible to not cause an accident, the reality is that with so many cars, motorcycles, trucks and buses on the road, driver negligence is bound to happen and people are injured as a result of motor vehicle collisions.
When a person is injured or a family member sustains a fatal injury as a result of a driver's negligent actions or reckless behavior, the at-fault party may be held responsible for medical bills, lost wages, future medical expenses, as well as pain and suffering. Processing a personal injury claim consists of proving that the negligent party was in fact negligent and that the driver's negligence resulted in the injury. As experienced Bullhead City accident attorneys, we are all too familiar with what is necessary to reach a successful outcome in an auto accident case.
When injured in a crash, a lawyer must show that the adverse driver, the potential defendant, played a contributing role in causing the accident and that the negligence resulted in the injuries. Driver negligence is not limited to only one form, but can consist of many, including the following:
- Using a cell phone;
- Fatigued or drowsy driving;
- Miscalculating distance;
- Distracted driving;
- Driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol; and
- Failure to obey traffic signs and/or signals.
The likelihood of collecting on an auto accident claim is dependent on proving that the adverse party was negligent and that the injury was a result of negligence. Once this has been proven, then it is likely that the injured party can collect for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other compensatory damages allowed under state law for negligent drivers in car accidents that cause crashes and injure innocent people.
The compensation that an injured individual as a result of a car accident will receive depends on many different factors, including the seriousness of the injuries. To receive the best settlement possible, an attorney must show negligence, injuries, and causation. Settlements often are dependent on the severity of the injury as well as the level of negligence. Injuries that are suffered in an auto accident and are subject to compensation include:
- Broken and/or fractured bones;
- Traumatic brain injury;
- Cuts and bruises;
- Organ damage;
- Eye injuries;
- Loss of limb;
- Paralysis; and
- Soft tissue injuries.
When involved in a car crash or a pedestrian accident, it can be very difficult for the injured individual on an emotional and financial level. Medical expenses tend to pile up and many times, depending on the injury caused in the car accident, individuals are at a loss for how to pay for their home, how to care for their families, and how to make other necessary payment. A person who is seriously injured in a car accident often needs someone to turn to for advice on how to deal with all the extra burdens placed on them as a result of the injury. Compensation from an auto accident can be collected for the following things:
- Hospital and medical expenses;
- Loss of employment and lost wages;
- Loss of consortium;
- Future medical expenses to be incurred;
- Medical costs;
- Pain and suffering; and
- Rehabilitation costs.
For families who have lost a loved one in a wrongful death accident, additional compensation can be sought for burial costs, loss of income of the family members, loss of consortium, along with other damages that the law allows to be collected when an innocent individual loses a life due to the negligence of a third party.
When a person is seriously injured as a result of an auto accident, it is not just the person who suffers, but also the entire family. A serious and life-altering injury can change a person's course of life permanently. Injuries many times result in people losing their job, being unable to partake in daily activities, and being unable to enjoy their life to the same extent. To achieve some sense of justice after sustaining an injury in an auto accident or losing a family member from a car crash, it is important to contact a personal injury attorney and bring a claim against the negligent party so that the person at-fault is held responsible for their actions.
Many people are surprised to learn that proving negligence and working with an insurance company can be very complicated. Insurance adjusters know the laws for accidents, but innocent injured individuals are not aware of all of the laws. An experienced Bullhead City vehicle accident lawyer can help protect the rights of families and injured victims. At The Husband & Wife Law Team, we have been fighting for the injured for years and have always fought against the insurance companies. Our practice is solely focused on helping those who are victims of injury and wrongful death claims. We know the process of proving negligence and what it takes to achieve the best settlement possible for a car accident injury claim. The Husband & Wife Law Team has a record of success from helping thousands of other individuals. If you have been hurt in an auto or truck accident in Bullhead City, or have a loved one who has lost their life because of an auto accident, call us today at (602) 457-6222 for a free consultation.
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