What Everyone Ought To Know About Personal Injury
If you have been involved in any type of car accident as a driver, a passenger or even as a pedestrian and you have been injured in any manner then the services of a lawyer experienced in vehicle accidents would be a necessity. You may have just been involved in a bumper bashing and this would not require the help of an attorney, however if your accident involved third persons or if any injuries were sustained then call a personal injury attorney to assist with any insurance claims for the vehicle or the injured.
Any car accident needs to be investigated from the perspective of insurance claims. If there are substantial injuries to anyone involved in the accident there would be medical bills to be considered. If the injuries are substantial and leave any party disabled or incapacitated for any length of time there would possibly be claims for loss of income, pain and suffering and vehicle repairs or replacement and these complex issues need the attention of a car accident attorney who has the expertise and experience to deal with all the related issues.
If you were alone in the vehicle at the time of the car accident that would still entail various claims but are generally less complex. Should a third party be involved as a passenger or perhaps even a pedestrian this would then involve multiple claims and definitely needs the assistance from a lawyer who specializes in car accidents and the relative claims and a call to a personal injury attorney to assist you would be advisable. The occupants of the other vehicle also need to be considered, it would need to be established who was in fact the guilty party and caused the accident as this would mean claims against their insurance company for damages not only to your vehicle but for you personally. Another possibility is that one of the drivers in the accident was behaving irresponsibly or driving recklessly then blame would need to be apportioned to the party at fault and the claims would then be against them or their insurance company.
If on the other hand a more serious issue arises where a driver in a car accident was driving under the influence of alcohol or even drugs and definitely if someone was killed, then don’t not hesitate call Jackson-Dowell PLLC, Attorneys at Law immediately as the insurance claims will be eminently more complex and could have far reaching effects. In a car accident of this nature both the police and a lawyer need to be called as a matter of urgency as arrests could be made and claims could be negated on one hand and vastly escalated on the other.
Any car accident is serious and requires help from the professionals who have been dealing with the results of a car accident and the victims in order to ensure an equitable outcome for all parties concerned.
Dan R. JacksonCivil/Criminal Litigation
Dan Jackson has more than 30 years of experience in criminal, automobile, products liability, and medical malpractice litigation.
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Steven R. DowellCriminal / Personal Injury
Steven R. Dowell is a veteran trial lawyer serving Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio residents since 1989.
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Travis J. JohnsonCriminal / Domestic / Civil
Travis J. Johnson is a graduate of the Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University.
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