MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS
Over $35 Million Recovered
Car | Taxi Cab | Rideshare (Uber/Lyft) | Truck | Motorcycle
| Bicycle & Scooter | Boat & Watercraft | Pedestrian |
Mass Transit (Bus, Train, & Subway)
Injuries from Motor Vehicle Accidents are a leading cause of injury and death worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death for people aged 15 to 29 and the ninth leading cause of death globally. Every year, approximately 1.35 million people die in road crashes, and an additional 20-50 million are injured or disabled.
Motor Vehicle Accidents can result in a wide range of injuries, from minor cuts and bruises to life-changing injuries such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and amputations. The cost of medical treatment for these injuries can be significant, and victims may also experience lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.
One of the most important things that victims of motor vehicle accidents should know is that they should consult an experienced attorney before speaking with an insurance carrier about their accident. Insurance companies are in the business of making money, and they will often try to minimize the amount of compensation they pay out to victims. An experienced attorney can help victims maintain the integrity of their claims and ensure that they receive fair compensation for their injuries.
According to a study by the Insurance Research Council, victims who hire an attorney for their personal injury claim receive an average of 3.5 times more compensation than those who do not hire an attorney. Additionally, victims who hire an attorney are more likely to receive compensation for non-economic damages such as pain and suffering.
Motor Vehicle Accidents can have devastating consequences for victims and their families. The Oakes Firm specializes in helping victims of Motor Vehicle Accidents get fair compensation for their injuries. We have litigated and resolved many auto cases, including crashes involving unsafe driving, Uber/Lyft accidents, unsafe road conditions, as well as poorly designed vehicles and guardrails. It is essential that your attorney understands the legal complexities of motor vehicle accidents to help victims navigate the claims process.
Below are additional topics you may want to explore if you or a loved one have been involved in a Motor Vehicle Accident:
Keep in mind, injuries from a crash are sometimes caused by a dangerous or defective product (e.g., seatbelt, airbag, or guardrail) that did not perform properly – even if you caused the crash.
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