If you were injured or lost a loved one in a rollover accident in Las Vegas, we recommend contacting an experienced rollover accident lawyer at Oronoz & Ericsson Injury Lawyers. Las Vegas, Henderson, and Clark County are busy areas. Whether you are driving on the Las Vegas Beltway, Interstate 15, or a rural two-lane highway, you may encounter another negligent motorist or a hazard that causes a serious single-vehicle accident.
Our team is here to help you by thoroughly investigating the rollover crash, identifying who is liable for your injuries or loss, and pursuing compensation. If another party is at fault for the rollover, then the law may entitle you and your family to compensation.
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Car, truck, and SUV rollover accidents occur when the force exerted on the vehicle is another to roll the vehicle on to its side or top. In some circumstances, the vehicle rolls over a full 360 degrees or multiple times.
In many accidents, there is a curb or object that collides with the tires and causes the vehicle to tip over. This is known as tripping. Taller barriers on roads can prevent rollovers from happening. This is why rollover accidents occur more frequently on rural roads, which are undivided and lack barriers on the sides or between lanes. Although, in serious crashes, vehicles and commercial trucks can rollover or through guardrails and other barriers.
The type of vehicle involved in the crash can influence whether a rollover accident occurs. Larger SUVs and commercial trucks are more likely to rollover due to a higher center of gravity. However, other factors are also involved in causing rollover accidents.
Common causes of rollover accidents include:
When you are injured or a relative is killed in a rollover accident, a rollover accident lawyer at Oronoz & Ericsson Injury Lawyers will thoroughly investigate the crash. We will gather all of the evidence available, including the police report, photos, and eyewitness statements, to determine what went wrong and who is responsible. Depending on the complement of the crash, we also may hire an accident reconstruction expert.
The party liable for your injuries is the party who was negligent. Negligence is a failure to uphold the standard of care, which causes another person harm. Every individual is expected to behave as a reasonably prudent person would under the same or similar circumstances.
The negligent party may be a driver, pedestrian, construction worker, city planner, or engineer. A negligent motorist may crash into you, causing your vehicle to collide with a curb and tip over. A pedestrian or cyclist may come into your lane of traffic and force you to swerve. An engineer or planner may design a dangerous road, or a construction worker may not properly mark a work zone or hazard.
When we find another party’s negligence led directly to your rollover accident and injuries, then we can advise you on pursuing compensation through an insurance claim or lawsuit.
Many rollover accidents are single-vehicle crashes caused by the person behind the wheel. Because of this, the other at-fault party may try to blame you for the accident. When they claim you were also negligent, then Nevada’s modified comparative negligence rule.
Under the modified comparative negligence rule, the insurer, judge, or jury will determine if you were also negligent. The decision-maker will assign each party a percentage of fault.
If you are less than half responsible for the rollover crash, you can recover compensation, but it will be reduced by your percentage of fault. If you are 51% or more at fault, then you are barred from receiving compensation.
If you are involved in a rollover accident, our rollover accident lawyers recommend you:
Our team has handled rollover accident claims involving:
When you are injured in a rollover crash and believe another person is responsible, talk with a rollover accident lawyer as soon as possible.
At Oronoz & Ericsson Injury Lawyers, we can help by:
You can rest assured that we will do everything we can to pursue compensation for your rollover accident injuries, including dealing with the insurance company. We will handle the adjuster’s questions and provide the insurer with all necessary information regarding its policyholder’s fault and your injuries.
Though a majority of car accident claims are resolved through insurance settlements, we do not ignore the litigation process. Filing a lawsuit can help you obtain a full and fair settlement. It also gives you another avenue to pursue litigation if a settlement is unavailable or negotiations break down.
Through a personal injury lawsuit or insurance claim, we will pursue fair compensation for your:
Our team at Oronoz & Ericsson Injury Lawyers has years of combined experience resolving rollover accident claims. When you are injured or lose a loved one in this type of crash, give us a call and ask to speak with a rollover accident lawyer. We will talk with you about your experience and explain your options. You and your family may be entitled to compensation.