Birmingham Accident & Car Wreck Lawyers
Helping You Recover Maximum Compensation
Even the most careful drivers can anticipate being involved in a car wreck in their lifetime. No matter how wary and observant you are, it is impossible to guard yourself from the carelessness of other automobile drivers. When this occurs, the consequences are both extensive and costly.
Collisions involving cars, bicycles, motorcycles, or semi-trucks can all create horrendous damage to both your body and property. You will have to not only pay for all the medical bills incurred by staying at the hospital, receiving surgery, visiting therapy, or purchasing medicine, but also have to account for covering any vehicular damage. Being injured can also force you to miss work or even lose your job, and suddenly you are suffering from missing crucial income.
When catastrophe hits, rely on our Birmingham accident and car wreck attorneys to provide essential support. Burrell & McCants, LLC is ready to help you get your life back today.
Contact us now at (205) 547-3042 to benefit from a complimentary consultation with our team regarding any of your questions about an accident in Alabama.
Typical Causes of Automobile Accidents
There are many reasons why an automobile wreck might have occurred, whether it involves a motorcycle or a trailer. Of course, larger vehicles may not be able to stop in time due to their large size. On the other hand, even smaller vehicles like bicycles can greatly injure a pedestrian if the cyclist is not paying attention to proper riding laws or has accumulated too much momentum. Determining the reason for why the accident has occurred is important to establish which person or people are liable for the tragedy resulting in your injuries.
Common reasons automobile accidents occur include:
- Ignoring signs for yielding the right of way
- Recklessly speeding
- Changing lanes without signaling
- Racing against another vehicle
- Closely tailgating another car
- Driving aggressively
- Being distracted by mobile devices or by a GPS system
- Falling asleep at the wheel
- Ignoring traffic signals and speed limits
- Swerving unnecessarily
- Driving underage
- Drinking alcohol or consuming drugs
- Showing lack of care in construction zones
- Failing to repair malfunctioning parts
Compensation Following an Accident
Immediately after an accident, you may not initially want to pursue a case for compensation, just seeking to get over the shock of having survived. However, it is critical to begin your case right away, as delaying will potentially limit your ability to get crucial financial aid you will need to get your life back on track. It is important to remember that your medical bills will not be the only monetary problem. If you have missed any days of work due to the physical and emotional pain you have suffered, or even lost your job from a debilitating injury, it is essential to get aid for the present as well as in the future. Otherwise, you may not be able to provide for yourself and your family as your hard-earned savings rapidly pour down the hole of debt caused by this terrible crash.
Reliable Advocacy for Determining Liability
It can be tremendously difficult to determine liability nowadays, especially because many commercial drivers have the support of large corporations that will try to shift the blame on you instead. Depend on our devoted Birmingham accident and car wreck lawyers to support you in this challenging time.
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