Every day that you get into your vehicle and drive off to work or to run errands. Then all of a sudden, you are involved in a car accident. You never saw it coming and now you are part of a chaotic scene with emergency services responding. A mistake many victims make is to trust that the insurance companies will do the right thing. Insurance companies will look to lowball you and pay you the least amount possible for your injuries. When you have a Fall River car accident lawyer from Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C. you will not have to worry about being lowballed. We will fight to get you the appropriate compensation for your personal injury.
Some car accidents can result in minor injuries that can heal on their own or within a few months with the proper medical treatment. Other injuries can be more catastrophic and require surgery or long-term care. Some of the most common injuries we see after an accident are:
Oftentimes, victims will be unable to work as a result of their injuries. A permanent disability can also be the result of a car accident. In the worst cases, a loved one may pass away as a result of a car accident. According to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, there were 335 reported fatal crashes in the latest reporting year.
Car accidents do not happen in just one way. There are several things that can cause a car accident, no matter how safe you are on the road. Our Fall River car accident attorneys work with medical experts, accident reconstructionists, and treating physicians to win your case. Some of the types of car accidents we handle are:
Being involved in a car accident can be a traumatic experience, and that is putting it mildly. Some people may never recover from their accident. This is why it is important to seek legal assistance from a trusted law firm.
There are several things you must do after an accident, the first is seeking medical care. The first benefit is that you receive medical care for your injuries. It also shows that there is a direct link between your injuries and the accident. This can go a long way during the claim process. If possible, collect as much evidence as you can from the scene, this can be photos and videos of the scene and any names of witnesses.
You should also report the accident to your insurance company but never go in-depth as to the circumstances. That part should be left to your Fall River car accident lawyer. Let Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C. handle all communication on your behalf. Call our office at 617-917-3917 for a case evaluation today.