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Homestead Chain Reaction Accidents

In most cases, car accidents in Homestead involve two cars. In some unfortunate situations, however, one car striking another leads to a chain of events and a domino effect, resulting in a multiple car accident as well as multiple injuries. These types of situations often result in devastating injuries and a very serious traffic collision.

If you have been injured in a chain reaction accident, it is important to consult with a personal injury attorney. You can always reach Flaxman Law Group around the clock if you would like to speak to someone about your legal situation. Keep in mind that chain reaction accidents are more complex than other car accident cases because there are often multiple liable parties involved.

Why Do Chain Reaction Accidents Occur?

Chain reaction accidents can occur for a number of reasons:

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk driving
  • Poor road design leading to congestion
  • Heavy traffic
  • Mechanical defects
  • Truck accidents that involve a lot of force or speed
Serious Injuries and Legal Questions are Common in Multiple-Car Collisions

Chain reaction accidents are more likely than other accidents to lead to catastrophic injuries. This is because there are often cars crushed in the middle of the chain reaction collision. For example, if one car hits another and then the two cars crash into a third car, the vehicle in the center may sustain more damage because they have had two points of impact. The passengers in that car may sufferer from head injuries, fatalities, whiplash, and other serious injuries.

Chain reaction accidents can also be more difficult to resolve from a legal standpoint because there may be multiple liable parties. For example, one driver may have caused the initial impact of the accident but the secondary impact may have been caused by another driver or by a manufacturing defect. Figuring out exactly what led to the chain of events can mean working with private investigators, witnesses, engineers, and accident reconstruction experts. Many personal injury attorneys in Homestead and other communities work with these types of experts in order to determine exactly who is liable in this type of accident.

Seeking Justice After Your Car Accident

The attorneys at Flaxman Law Group understand that in some cases plaintiffs with a valid case hesitate before calling an attorney because they assume that car insurance will cover their injuries or they assume that hiring a personal injury attorney can be too expensive. In actual fact, not getting legal advice before accepting a settlement or insurance offer can be a very costly mistake. Flaxman Law Group attorneys have often seen cases where a plaintiff with a strong case has settled for a low insurance offer and has eventually run out of money to pay for medical bills, lost income, and other expenses. Unfortunately, at that point the plaintiff may have signed away some of their rights to pursue compensation and legal claims and evidence may no longer be present to help build a strong case.

The phone lines at Flaxman Law Group are staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so you can always reach a live operator and even get over the phone legal advice quickly so that you can protect yourself and your rights. If you have been injured in the chain reaction accident, contact Flaxman Law Group for a free, no obligation case evaluation.