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Miramar Passenger Safety

Many traffic accidents in Miramar result not only in injuries to the driver of a car, but also to his or her passengers. For passengers, the process of securing compensation and insurance money for injuries can be especially intimidating, since passengers will generally be dealing with an unfamiliar insurance company. While passengers are covered in most cases by the driver’s insurance policy, the fact that the passenger likely knows the driver can make the claims process awkward and even uncomfortable.

If you are hesitating pursuing compensation and justice, contact Flaxman Law Group. Our professional legal team can help you evaluate your options and can help you negotiate with insurance carriers. If you qualify for a legal claim and decide to pursue a civil claim, our legal team can help with preparing a strong case on your behalf. Your first consultation with our law firm is free and comes with no obligation, so call 866-352-9626 today.

Drivers Have a Duty of Care to Passengers

As a driver, you are responsible for the safety of your passengers. There are a few things you can do to ensure that you and your passengers stay safe:

  • Have adequate insurance to protect yourself and your passengers in the event a crash
  • Avoid distracted driving
  • Maintain your vehicle -- including passenger side airbags and all seat belts – correctly
  • Avoid fatigued driving
  • Make sure that any child passengers have age-appropriate safety restraint systems
  • Do not drive drunk
  • Drive responsibly and defensively
What Causes Passenger Injury?

Injuries to passengers can come from a number of sources, including:

  • Mechanical failure of an airbag, seatbelt, or other car system
  • Driver negligence or error
  • Poor road design
  • The at-fault driver

Finding out what has caused your accident and injuries is important in helping you pursue fair compensation from liable parties at hand. Consult with a personal injury attorney to find out who may be liable in your case. An attorney often works with private investigators as well as other professionals who can help you get answers about the cause of your collision.

Passenger Injury in Miramar and Florida

A traffic accident can lead to short-term and long-term challenges for passengers, including:

  • Physical injuries
  • The cost of medical treatment
  • The cost of long-term rehabilitation or therapies
  • The potential for permanent injuries
  • Depression, mood swings, and trauma
  • Relationship challenges
  • Financial distress
  • Time lost at work
Getting Compensation After a Motor Vehicle Accident

Obtaining the compensation you deserve is absolutely indispensable. There are many things that fair compensation can do for you and your family:

  • It can help you pay for medical costs, including long-term medical expenses and optional care
  • It can give you a better chance of full recovery by allowing you to pay for better quality medical care
  • It can pay for lost income, so that you can pay bills as well as other essential costs
  • It can help you pay for property damage that you have sustained in the collision
  • It can help you pay for counseling as well as other necessary services so that you can make the fullest recovery possible
  • It can help you avoid a ruined credit rating, eviction, and other problems that may result from unexpected medical expenses and unexpected injuries

If you have been injured and would like to discuss the compensation possible for you, consult with a personal injury attorney from Flaxman Law Group. In a free case review, our attorneys can help you understand whether you have a case and how much your case may be worth.

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