At Downtown LA Law Group we understand that being injured in a rollover accident can lead to many unanswered questions. During the years many questions are asked to our lawyers by SUV and Truck accident victims. Some of the most commonly asked questions regarding Rollover accidents and injury claims and recovery are as follows
Why are Sport Utility Vehicles SUV‘s Vans and lights trucks, more likely to rollover?
There different factors which contribute to the increased probability of rollover accident by Sports Utility Vehicles, light trucks, and Passenger vans. Such factors include:
Automobile manufactured liability for Rollover Injuries. Can Car Companies be held responsible to Light Truck, Van, and SUV Rollover Accidents?
Auto manufactures can he held responsible for injuries or death due to a Rollover accident if a design defect or a manufacturing defect was a contributing cause of a victims injuries.
Can I sue if a relative was killed in a Rollover Accident?
Lawsuits in the State of California for the death of a loved one are referred to as Wrongful Death Claims. California’s wrongful death statute states…
What types of recover – compensation is available for my damages?
How to Prove SUV Rollover Negligence in a California SUV Rollover Accident claim?
According to California Personal Injury Law, a Party is Negligent when it fails in a manner expected of a reasonably prudent person acting under similar circumstances. Negligence in auto accident cases requires the demonstration of four elements:
(1) A Duty of Care is owed to the plaintiff under the circumstances, (2) the responsible party breach their duty of care to the injured party (plaintiff) (3) the defendant was the actual and proximate cause of the plaintiff’s damages and (4) the plaintiff actually suffered some harm (psychological or physical) as a result of the defendants negligence.
Which SUVs at most risk of rollover crashes
Sports Utilities are well known for rolling over because of their higher center of gravity. A list of the most rollover prone vehicles is as follows
At what point is it wise to contact a accident personal injury attorney?
You should contact an Accident Lawyer immediately if while at the scene of the accident you believe all danger has dissipated and all who need medical treatment have been tended to.
In most instances the sooner you contact a lawyer regarding your injuries and property damage the better. One needs to act fast obtaining consultation from an attorney who will advise you of the legal significance of any action you take. Also a skilled Injury lawyer will be able to investigate the matter, obtain evidence before it can be destroyed by the defendant, and begin the process quickly so that you can receive compensation as early as possible.
Who do I contact if I have been injured in a Rollover Traffic Accident?
If you need a California Rollover Attorney we can help. We will take care of every legal detail and make sure you achieve the highest compensation possible for your loss; in the meantime, concentrate on the most important part of this process – your recovery.
Statute of Limitations: Remember that it is crucial to act quickly after you’ve been injured to report any collision accident claim before limitations can lower or extinguish your rightful claim.