Head-on collisions are some of the most serious types of car crashes, and often result in catastrophic injuries or death.
Our Dallas car accident lawyers have considerable experience with these types of cases, and can help you and your family recover the compensation you’re owed for no out-of-pocket cost. Call us at 1-877-405-4313 for a free consultation.
Have you been injured in a head-on collision in the Dallas-Fort Worth area? We understand the hardships and uncertainty that you’re now facing, and we’re here to help.
We know your focus is on recovering from your injuries and making sure your family is not left financially burdened. You may be missing work, medical expenses are likely growing every day, and you should not be expected to contend with an insurance claim at a time like this. This is where the car accident lawyers at Rasansky Law Firm can help.
All we do is represent and advocate for injured victims (and the families of those killed) in order to make sure that they are fully compensated for their losses. The insurance company’s job is to pay out as little as possible, and they will go to great lengths to do so.
Do not let them take advantage of you. They are not on your side. Their adjusters and attorneys handle claims like yours every single day, and they have no reason to fairly negotiate with you when they hold all the leverage.
Why hiring an attorney matters.
Legally speaking, the insurance company owes you nothing unless a court orders otherwise. In order to keep victims from hiring their own lawyers every time they have a claim, the adjuster will often offer a settlement. While the settlement offer will be nothing CLOSE to what you deserve, their goal is to have you sign away your right to further compensation before you fully grasp the true value of your actual damages and related losses.
An offer of $30,000 may sound tempting early on, but what happens when you later discover you’ll need an additional surgery or extensive physical therapy? Additionally, if you can no longer return to work at the same capacity, you could have a reduced earning capacity claim worth millions of dollars. If you hire an attorney, all of these things will be taken into consideration before any demands are made.
Once you hire an attorney, you no longer have to deal with the insurance company. You simply focus on recovering, and let them deal with the investigations, police reports, filings and negotiations. Your lawyer will keep you updated on the progress of your case, and will not settle your case without your expressed consent. At Rasansky Law Firm, it costs nothing to hire us to begin working on your case, and we only take a fee if we actually win your case.
Common causes of head-on accidents.
About 10 percent of all fatal accidents are attributed to head-on collisions, and in 2015 alone, almost 600 Texans lost their lives in these types of crashes. Head-on collisions are almost always caused by negligence, and are often attributed to one or more of the following factors:
- Drunk Driving – getting behind the wheel while intoxicated is a recipe for disaster. Alcohol impairs judgment as well as cognitive reflexes, making it more-likely for a drunk driver to swerve out of their lane and into oncoming lanes of traffic, or enter a highway headed the wrong direction.
- Distracted Driving – it is important to pay attention to the road ahead while driving. Just a few seconds of inattention is all it takes to cause a head-on collision due to the fast speeds at which cars travel on our highways. Distracted driving activities include texting while driving, applying makeup, changing the radio channels, or even engaging in conversation with other occupants.
- Fatigued Drivers – Due to the intense nature of our work lifestyles, a lot of us are overworked and exhausted by the time we’re done with the work day. That being said, it is never a good idea to get behind the wheel when tired because you are more-likely to fall asleep or not pay full attention to the task at hand – driving.
- Failure to Yield – Failure to yield to oncoming traffic (especially when tuning left across opposing lanes of traffic) is a very-common cause of head-on crashes, especially those involving motorcycles.
Injuries sustained in head-on collisions are usually severe, often resulting in head injuries and brain trauma, broken bones, burns, paralysis, and even wrongful death. They are costly to treat, and it’s neither fair nor acceptable for you to pay for treatment when someone else was the cause of your injuries. Contact us today and let us help.
Speak With a Dallas Auto Accident Attorney For Free
The attorneys at Rasansky Law Firm are happy to speak to you about your potential case free of charge. If we can help with your claim, we’ll do so for no out-of-pocket cost to you. Call us 24/7 at (214) 651-6100, or toll-free at 1-877-405-4313.