A negligent driver can strike anytime and anywhere. When unsuspecting motorists find themselves in a car accident as a result, they can be left with a serious injury including broken bones and neck or brain injury. Perhaps the scariest part of these incidents is that motorists cannot detect who is a negligent driver. A recently filed lawsuit shows how even those one would expect to drive carefully can in fact drive dangerously.
Those injured in car accidents can face many challenges, but compensation for the physical and economic injuries suffered may be available.
Two people were sent to the hospital in West Virginia on Christmas following a collision between an ATV and a pickup truck. The automobile accident occurred when the pickup truck hit an ATV in front of a local elementary school. The driver of the ATV was ejected while the truck driver had to crawl out of the pickup after it rolled and caused other damage. The driver of the truck was airlifted to a hospital and the driver of the ATV was taken to the hospital by ambulance. The auto accident is currently being investigated.
Our West Virginia readers probably know that injured parties have several options when demonstrating that another driver caused those injuries. A Cabell County woman is suing a company after what she alleges was a hit and run by one of its employees, resulting in an injury. The woman is suing Trademark Exteriors, LLC, following the car accident in which she says she was injured. The employee has also been named individually as a defendant.
When injured in a truck accident, there can be many aspects of the legal process to consider when seeking compensation for damages caused by the crash.
Knowing what to expect and having injuries thoroughly evaluated following a car accident can sometimes reduce anxiety associated with the accident.
Our West Virginia readers may not know that government entities can be sued for negligence that leads to an injury, provided specific procedures are followed. A public entity may also be held liable for negligent acts of their employees, again, so long as certain requirements are met.
Injuries resulting from serious car accidents can have a lasting impact on a victim's daily life and future. Oftentimes, compensation is available to help offset the costs, and losses, associated with the accident.
Residents of Cabell County may be interested to know that if they are involved in an automobile crash with an employee operating a company vehicle, they may be able to take action against both the employee and the employer. In car accident cases, if a victim can show that a worker was negligent in the course of work, the employer can also be held responsible.
Cars are a typical mode of transportation and it's easy to forget that an accident on the road can cause serious injury. Injuries sustained in an accident can have long-term effects on a person's life. A car accident could result in soft tissue injuries, sprains, spinal cord injury, brain injury and more. If you or someone you love was injured in a car accident it's important that you have an experienced personal injury attorney on your side to protect your best interests.