In the 27+ years in which I have been representing victims injured in car accidents caused by the negligence of others, I have heard it said many times by defense attorneys and insurance adjusters that their client or their company is not responsible because it was “just an accident”. These people argue that the car crash was unavoidable, just one of those things, and as a result, no one is responsible for the injuries caused by the event.
Hopefully, around the house you are not like me; however, if you are, you have found yourself in doctor’s offices and emergency rooms after a failed home improvement project claiming it was “just an accident”. If you are like me, there is never enough time and there are always too many projects so everything is done in a hurry. Over the years, these rushed projects have resulted in trips to the doctor and emergency rooms, stiches, tetanus shots, pain killers, etc. Although I say “it was just an accident,” in retrospect, each accident was caused by my negligence. Thankfully, my negligence hasn’t hurt others; however, if it had I would have been responsible.
Car accidents are no different. Accidents are caused by a negligent driver. It could be caused because of inattentive driving, talking on a cell phone, texting, playing the radio, bending down to pick up a dropped item, eating while driving, etc. It could be caused by driving too fast for either weather or traffic conditions. Sometimes, it is caused because the driver is simply thinking of something else other than safely operating his or her automobile.
I have yet to see a car accident that just happens without someone being at fault. Accidents do not just happen, they happen because of the negligence of the driver. Sometimes, proving that negligence is difficult and that is when it is necessary to hire an experienced personal injury attorney. Sometimes, engineering experts are required to prove the speed, direction of travel and other explanations for the accident. Proving that the other driver was responsible for your accident can be the difference in whether you receive a monetary recovery for your damages.
I have been representing victims and their families seriously injured, and in some cases killed, as a result of the negligence of another driver. I represent families on a contingency fee basis so there is never a fee unless there is a recovery. Hopefully, you are never in an accident, or, if you are, not seriously injured. However, if you, a loved one or a friend have been seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident of any kind whether semi-trailer/truck, automobile, motorcycle, sport utility, etc., please contact me for a free, no cost, no obligation consultation. At the meeting, we will discuss your options and the benefits of legal representation. Please call our toll free number in Wisconsin at (866) 455-2993 to schedule a meeting.