Las Vegas T-Bone Accident Lawyers

The moments after a side-impact collision often traumatize passengers and drivers. Many victims report that they relive those moments for years or even decades after the crash. However, the problems don’t stop there. T-bone accidents cause a wide range of injuries, many of which impact a victim’s ability to work, take care of their family, and enjoy life to the fullest.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a T-bone crash, contact Oronoz & Ericsson Injury Lawyers immediately to begin building your claim. Call us at (702) 878-2889 or use our online contact form.

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How Your T-Bone Accident Lawyers Can Help You With Your Claim

Side-impact crashes are often very complex. There are many factors that contribute to this type of accident, and you need an attorney who can do a full analysis of the crash and the circumstances leading up to it. In some situations, the person driving straight is at fault. For example, someone driving straight while the other side has a green arrow or running a stop sign could be liable for the crash. However, the person turning could be liable in other situations. Without solid evidence and careful reconstruction of the accident, it can be difficult to prove your case and demonstrate the other driver’s liability.

In most car accidents, the liable driver does not pay out-of-pocket for damages. This only occurs when the damage they cause exceeds the limits of their insurance policy. For that reason, it’s important to select a lawyer with a proven ability to negotiate with insurance companies. Insurance companies spend a substantial amount of money fighting claims and discrediting claims against their clients. They do this to protect their profits, despite the fact that it causes victims serious financial distress after an accident.

It is in the insurance adjuster’s best interest to negotiate with you directly. They know how to create a sense of urgency, make you feel like accepting a settlement is your only option, and make you feel like their initial offer is in your best interest. You could try to fight them on your own, but the odds are against you.

Working with our personal injury attorneys after you’ve sustained T-bone accident injuries puts you on equal footing with the insurance company. Rather than spending your time trying to figure out what the insurance company is telling you and figuring out how much your injuries are likely to cost you, you can let your attorney handle the negotiation process and feel confident that they are completely committed to serving your best interest.

Your team at Oronoz & Ericsson Injury Lawyers will handle everything. We know that victims need rest to recuperate from a crash, not additional stress caused by contact calls from insurance companies. You can trust us to:

  • Gather and analyze evidence
  • Contact witnesses to get a full understanding of the crash and how it occurred
  • Consider the potential short-term and long-term costs of your injuries while deciding how to approach the negotiating process
  • Communicate on your behalf with the insurance company to pursue a fair settlement
  • Take your case to court if the insurance company refuses to treat you fairly

Gathering Evidence After a T-Bone Crash

The quality and quantity of evidence available heavily influences the outcome of a personal injury case. This is particularly true for T-bone collisions, since fault could belong to either party or be split between both parties. While a rear end crash is almost always the fault of the following driver, there is no such hard-and-fast rule for side-impact collisions.

That being said, it is crucial to collect as much evidence as soon as possible after a crash. Victims should take pictures and videos of the crash scene, get contact information from witnesses, and obtain copies of medical records and treatment records. Your T-bone accident lawyer will figure out what evidence is necessary to build a strong case.

Risks of Side-Impact Collisions

Broadside collisions put drivers and passengers in serious danger. Some vehicles now feature side airbags that absorb the impact of the crash, but this safety feature isn’t included in all cars. Consequently, victims may experience:

After a side impact collision, whiplash is a common injury. People often underestimate the severity of whiplash, not realizing that it can cause a lifetime of pain and limited mobility if not handled properly. Seeking proper medical care after a collision is essential.

Securing a T-Bone Accident Settlement

When you are injured in a T-bone accident, fault must be assigned. Determining liability is the first step in figuring out if you have a case and how much you may be able to collect from the other party. Based on the details of your case, we may recommend pursuing damages for:

  • Medical expenses: The other party may be responsible for paying your treatment expenses, medical transportation costs, physical therapy bills, and other expenses associated with your injuries
  • Lost income: An injury can temporarily leave you out of work or permanently reduce your capacity to work; a personal injury case can help you pursue compensation for both
  • Pain and suffering: Even with the best medical treatment, victims often experience considerable pain for weeks, months, or years after a crash. You may be entitled to compensation for your pain.
  • Wrongful death: If someone is involved in a T-bone accident that causes their death, their surviving family members may be able to sue the other party for wrongful death.

Find Out How Oronoz & Ericsson Injury Lawyers Can Help

The journey to healing often begins with justice. Holding the responsible party accountable for the damage they cause in an accident can help you limit your financial distress and focus on your physical recovery. We are here to help and get you what you deserve. Fill out the online contact form or call Oronoz & Ericsson Injury Lawyers at (702) 878-2889 to get started.