Auto accident victims’ rights attorneys help recoup costs

Auto accident victims’ rights attorneys help recoup costs:

ZEPHYRHILLS – When 28-year-old Marquita Wooten hopped in her car on a mid-September Monday, she never expected her short trip to end in tragedy. Yet, as she traveled in her car on Florida’s U.S. 301, the young woman sustained serious injuries when her car hydroplaned and was struck by an oncoming truck. Both drivers were taken to area hospitals in serious condition.

Sadly, as America’s highways become more congested, experiences like Ms. Wooten’s are becoming increasingly more common. Every day, millions of people hop into their cars to go to work, drive their children to and from school and run errands, and no one expects to have their trip end in tragedy. Yet, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), every day in the U.S. more than 6,100 people are injured in car accidents and more than 90 individuals are killed. While some of those accidents are due to negligence on the part of the driver, many accidents occur as the result of other’s actions, including drunk driving and, especially in recent years, distracted driving that can occur when cell phones or other electronics are being used while driving. Some injuries may occur as the result of auto manufacturer negligence, such as faulty braking or steering systems; still others can occur because of poorly maintained roads.

Auto accidents can result in serious injuries that can be permanent or take years to resolve. Even a seemingly minor accident can result in injuries that can be very costly to treat. In addition, injuries can cause a loss of work that can take a serious toll on an individual’s financial stability. In some cases, people injured in accidents have lost their entire life’s savings trying to become whole again after an automobile accident.

Fortunately, accident victims do have rights that help protect them from debilitating financial burdens and help them receive the care they need, for as long as they need it, to help them recover from their injuries or learn to live with the residual effects of an accident. However, navigating the legal maze surrounding victim rights and facing off against big insurance companies can be a daunting process; doing it yourself almost certainly means you won’t receive the benefits you deserve, and may not receive any reimbursement for your medical costs.

To ensure your rights are fully protected and to be certain you receive the compensation you deserve for your pain, suffering and loss of income, hiring an attorney who focuses in personal injury is the best way to make sure your voice is heard. Baird Law Group takes a team approach to handling their clients’ cases, helping ensure every avenue is carefully explored. Visit their site at www.bairdlawgroup.com today to learn more about victims’ rights.

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