Cases of Santa Maria Motor Vehicle Accidents
Injuries from Motor Vehicle Accidents
Motor vehicle accidents account for the majority of injuries and deaths each year in the United States. Insurance companies pay out a significant amount of money in claims for injuries and property damage. With the large amount of vehicles on the roads at any given time there are bound to be collisions. Accidents can involve cars, SUVs, motorcycles, and trucks and can cause severe injuries to the vehicle occupants. Common injuries that victims receive in motor vehicle accidents are soft tissue damage, severe whiplash, broken or crushed bones, dislocations, internal organ damage, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injuries, paralysis, amputations, coma and death.
An individual injured in an accident may require prolonged medical treatment and rehabilitation. The individual may miss work and experience financial hardship due to loss of income. Motor vehicle accidents normally result in property damage to a vehicle that needs repair or replacement. To seek legal advice and explore the possibility for monetary compensation contact a Santa Maria personal injury lawyer knowledgeable in the area of personal injuries. At Pacific Attorney Group, we successfully represent many clients with injuries from all types of motor vehicle accidents.
Monetary and Punitive Damages for Motor Vehicle Accidents
Immediately following a motor vehicle accident a victim should do the following:
- Seek medical treatment
- Exchange driver information
- Make notes, take pictures
- Get witness information
- Contact one's insurance company
- Contact the firm to manage the case
Do not speak to anyone else about the accident before speaking with a lawyer. In the case of driver negligence, he or she may be liable to the injured party for damages in the form of lost wages, medical costs, property damage, pain and suffering and loss of companionship. The personal injury lawyers at Pacific Attorney Group are experienced in dealing with insurance companies and fighting for maximum compensation to motor vehicle accident victims. Make an appointment today for a consultation with one of our qualified motor vehicle accident attorneys.
Contact a Santa Maria Motor Vehicle Accidents Attorney
for motor vehicle accident representation.