Orlando Rollover Car Accident Attorney
Rollover car accidents are extremely violent in nature and often involve secondary impacts, which is why they can be so deadly. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the fatality rate is much higher than other types of collisions. Though just 2.1 percent of all auto crashes are rollovers, they account for almost 35 percent of all motor vehicle accident deaths. Many other victims are hurt in these incidents, with more than 48 percent of all Florida rollovers causing injuries to at least one victim.
Your life can be turned around after being hurt or losing a loved one in a rollover crash, but you do have legal options that can alleviate some of your physical, emotional, and financial losses. Our team at the Payer Law can help with the legal process, as we have decades of combined experience assisting victims of collisions. Please contact our office to schedule a free consultation with an Orlando rollover car accident attorney today. You might also benefit from reviewing some important information about your rights.
Extreme Dangers in Rollover Auto Crashes
Any type of motor vehicle accident can be deadly, but the nature of a rollover makes these collisions exceptionally dangerous. There are multiple factors that increase the likelihood of death or serious, catastrophic injuries, such as:
- Occupants in a vehicle may be tossed around the interior if they’re not wearing a seatbelt. Parts of the body may strike the steering wheel, dashboard, head rests, windows, windshield, and other fixed features. Plus, a victim could be struck by flying objects and debris.
- Ejection from the vehicle is more common in a rollover accident, leading to the potential for a secondary violent impact when the victim hits the ground.
- The roof of a vehicle isn’t strong enough to support the entire weight. Therefore, when the vehicle rolls over onto its roof, there is a possibility that it will cave in and crush the occupants inside.
Seeking Compensation for Your Losses
Most auto crashes, including rollover collisions, happen because of careless acts by a driver. In the practice of law, the theory of liability is termed negligence. You need to prove that the responsible motorist breached the duty to drive safely, and this failure was the direct cause of the rollover accident. Our lawyers at the Payer Law will gather essential evidence to establish these elements and pursue compensation for such losses as:
- Your medical bills;
- Lost wages if you were out of work because of your injuries;
- Pain and suffering;
- Scarring and disfigurement; and,
- Many other losses, depending on the details of your case.
Speak to an Orlando Rollover Car Accident Attorney for Free
While this overview of your legal remedies may be useful, there’s much more to a rollover auto crash claim than you might expect. Instead of putting your rights at risk, trust our team at Payer Law to pursue the responsible driver for the compensation you deserve. To set up your no-cost case assessment, please contact our Orlando, FL office at 407-307-2979 or fill out our online form.