Common Causes of California Car Accidents
Each year in the state of California, somewhere in the neighborhood of 3,500 people are killed in car accidents. Thousands of others suffer different types of injuries as the result of car accidents annually. Oftentimes, California car accidents are caused by the negligence of another motorist. The grim reality is that a car accident can forever alter a person’s life. If you’ve been injured in an automobile accident, or if a loved one has been killed in a motor vehicle collision, a California car accident lawyer from The Doan Law Firm stands ready to fight for justice for you. Our experienced, tenacious legal team will work tirelessly to seek the compensation you deserve.
You can schedule an initial consultation and case evaluation with a California car accident lawyer from our firm by calling (424)334-0000 or (800) 349-0000. Our California car accident hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including all major holidays. We are always here for you.
Common Causes of California Car Accidents
Every automobile accident has its own unique set of facts and circumstances. With that said, there are certain causes of California car accidents that happen with greater frequency on roadways in the Golden State. According to the U.S. Highway Transportation Safety Board and the California Department of Transportation, these include:
- Intoxicated or impaired driving
- Distracted or inattentive driving (texting, talking on the phone, eating or drinking)
- Reckless driving
- Vehicle malfunction
- Unsafe lane changes
- Running red lights (or stop signs)
In a good many cases, multiple causes underly a car accident. For example, a vehicle may experience a mechanical issue, the driver is distracted and fails to respond to it appropriately, resulting in a collision with another automobile.
Frequent Injuries Arising from California Automobile Accidents
Each and every day, Californians from all walks of life are seriously injured and killed in catastrophic car accidents. According to reports maintained by the California Highway Patrol, the most commonly occurring injuries sustained in car accidents include:
- Traumatic brain injury
- Broken bones
- Soft tissue damage
- Cuts and lacerations
- Neck and spinal injuries
- Other physical injuries
In addition to physical injuries sustained as the result of car accidents caused by someone else’s negligence, many victims of these incidents also suffer emotional harm. This can include depression and post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD.
Justice and Compensation in Your Car Accident Case
A skilled, experienced California car accident lawyer from our firm fights tirelessly for justice and compensation for our clients. Compensation in a car accident case is contingent upon the facts and circumstances of a collision. In addition, the nature and extent of injuries dictate compensation in a car accident claim. With that noted, a car accident attorney from our firm typically seeks compensation for a client after a car accident that includes money for:
- Physical injuries and disability
- Medical bills and expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Lost wages
- Mental anguish and emotional distress
Our legal team not only works tenaciously to obtain suitable financial compensation for current injuries and damages, but also for those losses that you may reasonably face in the future. For example, your injuries may require ongoing medical treatment. You may suffer pain indefinitely. These are prime examples of future losses you reasonably can expect to face following an automobile accident.
Protect Your Vital Legal Rights with a Skilled California Car Accident Lawyer
If you’ve been injured in a car accident, or lost a family member in a fatal wreck, you best protect your crucial legal rights by seeking the skilled professional assistance of a qualified, committed California car accident lawyer. The Doan Law Firm maintains office across the state of California to meet the vital needs and protect the rights of people like you. You can reach us any time of the day or night by calling our California car accident hotline at (424)334-0000. We can schedule an initial consultation and case evaluation any time that is convenient for you. There is never a charge for an initial consultation with a Doan Law Firm California car accident lawyer.
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In addition to fighting for justice for you, the Doan Law Firm makes an attorney fee promise to you. Our firm never charges an attorney fee unless we win for you.
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