You were involved in a fatal car crash. Fortunately for you, you survived. The other driver who crashed into you, however, died from catastrophic injuries. Your initial reaction may be one of sadness or remorse, but then you have no choice but to turn your attention to yourself and your own injuries. If the at-fault party has passed, who is going to pay for your medical expenses, loss of wages, and accruing out of pocket expenses? Plus who will be responsible for your emotional and mental trauma resulting from the remnants of the collision?
A concussion can happen from any intense trauma that damages tissues or blood vessels in the brain, whether sustained during a car crash, slip and fall or any other type of accident. Although concussions are commonly referred to as a mild type of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and may not be deemed life threatening, it can nevertheless have serious impacts on the victim’s life.
Defective roadways may seem like a natural part of the driving experience, but they need not be. If a defective roadway caused your accident, you will need to file a claim against the government entity responsible for the design or maintenance of the road where the accident happened. These cases, however, are most often more complicated in regard to taking legal action.
- August 14, 2020
- By Samer Habbas, Esq
- In Auto Accidents,
Because of the ongoing quarantine in California, RVs are actually an ideal getaway option this summer. In June 2020, RV sales were up 11% from the year prior. As RVs are being purchased, and also rented, at a higher rate, they are also being driven at a higher rate. This can only mean one thing: RV accidents and injuries are on the rise.
Whether you were involved in a hit and run or if the other driver refuses to give you their information, you can still file a claim for your injuries and damages to your property. But it is important to take the right steps to increase the likelihood of a successful claim.
Depending on the extent of your injuries, your medical expenses can start adding up directly from the scene of the accident (if you were taken to the hospital by ambulance). From there, treatment appointments mixed with potential time off work can make your astronomical medical bills almost impossible to cover yourself.