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Any commute involves some risk, but car accidents are among the most common types of wrecks and arguably the most avoidable if all drivers paid attention to safe-driving practices. The most common types of car accidents include collisions, such as head-on collisions or rear-end collisions, rollovers, particularly SUV rollovers, tire blowouts, single car accidents and multi-car accidents, and pile-ups. Automobile accidents often occur due to a driver’s negligence, such as speeding, failing to use turn signals, failing to obey traffic signs, reckless driving, distracted driving, or driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Some auto wrecks can be caused because of auto defects, defects to the highway, poorly maintained roads, or traffic signal malfunctions.
Depending on the particular circumstances of the accident, several parties may be involved in your particular case. These parties may include:
Depending on the nature of your injuries due to a car accident, your lawyer may identify possible claims for:
You will almost certainly need an experienced personal injury lawyer to handle with an auto accident claim or case. There are many attorneys that have a great deal of experience in automobile accident cases, but you do not have to hire someone in your local area. Instead, work with an attorney that has experience and resources that can be applied to your specific situation. Also, you typically do not have to pay for the attorney’s services out of your pocket. Firms typically are paid out of the case settlement.
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