The automobile accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Gregory Krasovsky provide legal support and representation to plaintiffs pursuing an automobile accident lawsuit. If you have been injured in an automobile accident, you should contact an automobile accident lawyer to help you secure an car accident settlement.
Automobile accidents occur daily in the Washington Metropolitan Area and many of these accidents cause injury and trauma to those involved. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2005, over six million cars were involved in accidents, causing over 18,000 deaths. Because car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the US, they are also the main source of personal injury claims. Car accidents involve a variety of complex legal issues including insurance laws and overlapping jurisdiction issues. An adept interpretation of this web of laws in crucial to receiving the compensation you deserve.
Types of automobile accident cases:
- Rear-end Collision
- Frontal Collision
- Defective Parts
- Defective Repairs
- Drunk Driving Accidents
- T-Bone Collision
- Traffic Violation
- Pedestrian Accident
- Bicycle Accident
- Motorcycle Accident
- Tractor-Trailer Accident
- Road Repairs
- Road Design
- Driver Distraction
- Reckless or Aggressive Driving
- High Speed Collisions
Often automobile accidents are not the fault of the driver, such as rear-end collisions, collisions at intersections, and side swipes. However, insurance companies will often attempt to clear or limit their own liability for the damages in order to reduce of deny insurance claims. Even when a driver is not at fault, monetary compensation from insurance companies can be denied. Furthermore, medical claims, especially those involving lengthy hospital visits, generate resistance and a high level of scrutiny from insurance companies.
Automobile and other vehicle accidents are some of the leading causes of a number of serious injuries, including traumatic brain injuries and spinal cord injuries.
Automobile accidents can be caused by factors other than negligence or reckless driving. Automakers or mechanics and repair shops may be held liable if the cause of the accident was equipment failure as in the case faulty seatbelts, airbags, or tires. Another possible cause of accidents involves faulty road design in which the government may be held liable.
If you or someone you know has been involved in an auto accident and believe that another party was responsible for it, please contact our attorneys for a free consultation.