Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, speeding, reading or sending text messages while on the wheel, picking up a call on your cell phone while you drive, lack of sleep, failing to give right of way, eating, using any kind of electronic device, getting indulged in tuning up the radio station or music system, aggressive driving and road rage are some of the reasons behind car accidents.
Drivers will make lots of excuses but they should be held financially responsible for the crash. It is possible that you have contributed to the car crash but there is no need to worry because in Georgia if you are not mostly at fault, there is no problem. Georgia statute says that the plaintiff can be denied damages if he or she is fifty percent or more responsible for the injury. Car accidents are on the rise for the past few years. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that around 2,348 people died in the United States in 2015 as compared with the deaths in 2014. Over 35,000 people were killed in traffic collisions. These are often not accidents. Sometime drivers don’t pay due attention while on the road. These kind of drivers should be punished by law.
You don’t deserve to suffer from other party’s negligence. Sometimes the other party is involved in road rage. He or she deserve to be punished. You are abiding by all laws of traffic and still you end up in a crash. You are severely injured and your car is broken. You deserve to be paid in full for your damages. Who will pay for your family while you are having mandatory bed-rest which has caused you lots of money in shape of medicine and other healthcare? Who will pay for the loss of wages?
There is always a danger of having a crash. So you need to remember to-do list as a result of a crash. You should call 911 right after the crash. Give yourself as well as any other party medical help if needed. But if you are severely injured, just wait for the emergency personnel to reach you. If possible, please gather contact information and photos of the other party as well as the witnesses. Immediately notify your insurance agency and go for detailed medical help if you have severe injuries. You should look for an efficient attorney after all that who can file your claim and get you the compensation you deserve.
The attorney will help you set the worth of your claim on the basis of the extent of your injuries, your pain and suffering, loss of wages and damage to your property. A qualified attorney such as at Spillers Law Firm will help you get the compensation you deserve. Time after the crash is full of emotional and physical sufferings. You need assistance of an efficient lawyer who can help you in collecting details, documenting your claim, filing it and fighting it.