No one plans on being in an automobile accident, but it happens to millions of people each year. U.S. automobile collisions injured nearly 5 people every minute in 2015. For those severely injured in auto accidents that moment in time is a life-changing event. In order to get on the road to recovery quickly, it’s important that you formulate a game plan for dealing with the damages caused by an accident as soon as it happens. That means finding a superior Colorado automobile accident attorney. In addition to calling your lawyer, you should:
- Call the police to the scene of the accident, even if the damage appears minimal
- Exchange information with everyone involved (insurance, license plate, driver’s license)
- Obtain contact information from any witnesses
- Take pictures/video of the accident
- Promptly obtain medical care for any pain that you have
- Do not give a statement to any insurance carriers for others involved before contacting an attorney
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No matter what the cause of the accident, our legal team has the expertise and tenacity required to make sure that justice is served and that you and your loved ones are well taken care of. We’ve worked on countless cases related to:
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asserts that a large percentage of all automobile accidents are related to the use of alcohol. Drivers who get behind the wheel after drinking or using any type of illegal substance will suffer from impaired judgment and poor reflexes, both of which can heavily contribute to very serious accidents. Should you or a loved one become injured or killed in an accident that was caused by a drunk or otherwise impaired driver, it’s important that you fight for justice so that you can be compensated for your losses while showing irresponsible drivers that their behaviors will not be tolerated.
Speeding needlessly endangers other drivers on the road and can inflict significant damage or injury to people and property.
Accidents Resulting From Negligence
Generally, drivers are expected to exercise “reasonable care under the circumstances.” Should a driver fail to use reasonable care, he or she could be held liable for negligence leading to the harm of person or property.
Don’t try to prove that the other driver was at fault on your own. As experts in auto injury law, our Colorado auto injury lawyers have the knowledge and tools necessary to fight for your case and WIN.