Just about any auto accident gets worse if it happens on the freeway. Rear-endings, hit-and-run collisions, sideswipes, and failures to signal or yield often take on a deadly quality. That is even truer of situations involving pregnant women, people with disabilities, poor truck-driving, or collisions with parked cars, for example. Many freeway accidents result in broken bones and other bone injuries. A freeway accident can happen in a flash, and even extricating oneself from the immediate danger tends to be more difficult.
The injury attorneys at Phoenix Accident and Injury Law Firm near you have significant experience in helping clients who experienced injuries after a freeway accident. Our offices are conveniently located in nearby Chandler, Peoria, and North Phoenix, and we can meet in-person at our nearby offices, over the phone, or video call. You can contact us for a free consultation, or read on to find out more.
By the way, we will also help with other problems that have cost you sleep, like getting a rental car very soon and finding a nearby doctor who can help you. Even the best legal team isn’t good enough if your quality of life isn’t sustainable while justice and compensation are on the way. The whole point of legal action is to regain quality of life, so we help you long-term as attorneys and short-term as your go-to people. Our familiarity with the local Phoenix courts makes us confident that we can help you get the best settlement possible.
Freeway accidents are common – far too common
With nearly 280 million vehicles using the freeways and highways every day, the US is one of the busiest countries in the world when it comes to traffic, which also means accidents on the freeway are very common. That also means it sees a significant number of accidents too with the US seeing around 6 million car crashes on average every year. Due to the nature of a freeway, accidents that happen tend to cause significant damage, because of the speeds involved. Many other factors also contribute to the high number of accidents, such as being distracted at the wheel, driving under the influence of drink or drugs, and even driving the wrong way down the freeway.
The most common type of car accident recorded on the freeways across the country is the rear-end collision, often caused by distracted drivers.
What Should You Do If You Have Been in Accident on the Freeway?
If you’ve been one of the 6 million unlucky enough to be involved in an accident on the freeway, it’s important to know what to do and what your rights are. First, due to the nature of freeways, if you’ve had an accident call 911 immediately and report it.
If your crash was the result of someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing there are several options available to you, such as contacting your insurance company right away or, if your injuries are significant, finding a reliable accident attorney.
Depending on how bad the damage is to your car and the severity of injuries to you and/or passengers, you should call an ambulance or at least visit ER as injuries can be hidden and develop later. Once you’ve got medical attention, you’ll then need to tell your insurance company. Depending on the advice of the insurance company, you may also need to find an accident attorney.
Reliable and experienced Arizona freeway accident attorneys
Being involved in a freeway accident can be overwhelming, with medical bills and often time away from work, on top of the injuries. If your freeway crash warrants an accident attorney, contact Phoenix Accident and Injury Law Firm today. We’ll discuss your situation and next steps with you during a free consultation.
At Phoenix Accident and Injury Law Firm near you, we have more than 15 years of experience helping clients obtain compensation for their personal injuries from freeway accidents in the Phoenix area. When you’re ready to talk, please contact our office to arrange a free initial consultation by phone or at our Chandler office, conveniently located near you.
If you have been in a freeway accident, contact Phoenix Accident and Injury Law Firm in nearby Chandler, AZ to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. We provide personal injury legal services to clients in your area including Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Peoria.