Hallandale Beach, Florida
No one is safe from T-bone and broadside accidents. When you come to an intersection, you expect other drivers to obey traffic signals and signs and to stop at stop signs and red lights. When other drivers fail to do so, you often get no warning before your car is impacted by an impatient and reckless driver. In many cases, it is difficult to predict to this type of behavior and there is virtually nothing that can be done by the victim to prevent the accident.
If you have been injured in this type of car accident in Hallandale Beach, contact the Flaxman Law Group at once to start building your case and reviewing your personal injury options. Even if you have good car insurance, you may need someone to negotiate with your insurance carrier and help you with the claims process. Your initial consultation with the Flaxman Law Group comes with no cost and no obligation.Intersections Are One of the Most Dangerous Areas You Drive Through Each Day
An intersection is one of the most convoluted and dangerous traffic areas for most motorists. At intersections, motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and others come together and try to cross streets, change lanes, or change direction. According to the Federal Highway Administration, about 20.8% of fatalities that occurred in 2009 due traffic accidents took place at intersections. There are a few reasons why intersection accidents and broadside accidents are especially dangerous:
- There is less of a crumple zone in broadside accidents
- Intersections tend to include heavy traffic, which can make an accident worse
- Impatient drivers at intersections can be speeding, which can lead to a more serious T-Bone accident
The impact of a broadside accident can be devastating. When two vehicles collide in such a way that one vehicle was struck near the door, any passengers inside the struck vehicle can be impacted with an immense force. Crushing can often occur in this type of situation and the blunt force trauma can cause serious head injuries and other injuries. In addition, the glass on the side of the vehicle will generally shatter on impact, causing eye injuries, scarring, and other serious injuries.
If you have been seriously injured or have lost a loved one due to a driver who ran a stop sign or red light, Florida law allows you to seek compensation for:
- Lost wages
- Medical bills
- Car repairs or car replacement
- Property damage
- Pain and suffering
- Long-term medical care and medical costs
- Rehabilitation and counseling
- Physical therapy
The cost following your injury can be staggering. If the driver was careless and caused your injuries, there is no reason for you to pay for all of these costs yourself. Talk to a personal injury attorney in Hallandale Beach order to decide what can be done in your situation.
If you are looking for an attorney because you have been injured, please contact the Flaxman Law Group today for a free consultation to review your situation.