Car accidents are one of the most common causes of serious personal injuries in Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Crash Facts data, there were over 121,000 car accidents in 2021. While car accident numbers may have lowered during pandemic restrictions, more people are now on the road than ever in Gilbert and throughout the Phoenix area. If you or a family member have suffered injuries from a car accident, you’re probably struggling with the overwhelming combination of pain, ongoing medical treatments, and mounting medical bills. That’s why it’s important to understand the significance of fighting for compensation for your damages during this time.
You shouldn’t have to take on the complex legal system and powerful insurance companies alone. Let a Phoenix personal injury lawyer at Gilbert help. Private insurance carriers have profits as their goal and their business model depends on minimizing payouts while maximizing premiums. The Gilbert car accident lawyers at Hastings & Hastings PC are passionate about defending each client’s rights to compensation after suffering injuries in a car accident—especially when someone else was at fault. Our long community history in the Gilbert area means our team has the experience, skills, and resources needed to defend your right to full compensation for your damages. Call or contact us today and we’ll review your case at no charge to you..
Car accidents of all types cause blunt force trauma, damaging various parts of the body depending on the circumstances of the accident. Common injuries from car accidents include:
These are significant injuries requiring medical treatment and missed days of work. Long-term impacts can result from car accident injuries, including disability and death. When these injuries occur because of another party’s negligence it’s even more distressing for injury victims. A lawyer from the Gilbert law firm of Hastings & Hastings PC will use the law firm’s decades of experience in car accident cases to investigate your case and defend your interests in order to maximize your chances for a substantial payout on your damages.
Arizona is NOT an at-fault state. That means in Gilbert and elsewhere in the state, it matters who caused the accident. The insurance company of the at-fault party must cover damages claims from an injured victim but often they try to deny claims and use other tactics to minimize the claim. In order to compel these companies to pay claims, the injured person must clearly show liability on the part of the other. Proving liability means showing the following:
Arizona recognizes two types of damages that car accidents cause injured victims— economic and non-economic. When you’re hurt in an accident, both kinds of damages have a negative impact on your life and you’re owed compensation. An attorney from the Gilbert law firm of Hastings & Hastings will advocate aggressively for you while negotiating with the insurance company of the liable party for the compensation of the following damages:
Compensation for your damages cannot fix your injury, but it can help you access the best medical care and relieve your financial worries while you focus on healing and recovery.
Having an attorney with a strong, positive reputation in Gilbert and the surrounding area increases your likelihood of gaining substantial compensation for your injuries. Your attorney will provide the following services:
In the days after an accident, it can be challenging to navigate the legal system and deal with insurance companies while you’re trying to focus on recovering from your injuries. You shouldn’t have to take on this burden alone. Let a personal injury lawyer at Hastings & Hastings, PC be a powerful voice for you.
Depending on the severity of your injuries, you may have to simply remain in place after a car accident and wait for emergency services, but if you’re mobile and your injuries allow, taking the following steps can help protect your physical health and financial future:
Despite the chaos and trauma of an accident scene, by keeping a cool head and taking the above steps you’re actually taking the first steps toward the best possible recovery.
A Phoenix personal injury lawyer can help with your car accident case. At Hastings & Hastings, PC, we are passionate about our belief in securing the best possible compensation for our injured clients. Our strong reputation and record of diligence and determination in representing the best interests of each client with individualized attention led to our track record of success. Call our Gilbert Arizona office today to make an appointment for a free case evaluation. Our contingency fee payment method means we only get paid when you do.