Almost all drivers will be involved in a car accident at least once in their driving career. Most of these accidents are just minor fender benders, but occasionally, a car accident can be serious. But, one cannot prepare for a fatal car crash. These accidents can turn a family’s world upside down, emotionally and financially.
For example, a fatal accident recently occurred in Miami. Three vehicles were involved in a crash near the Florida Turnpike near Southwest 112th Ave and 248th Street. One of the vehicles involved, rolled over and was torn in half from the impact of the crash. Three adults and a child were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. One victim was killed.
No one expects their family member will be involved in a fatal car crash. These accidents are tragic situations which leave families without a cherished member. Those who have been affected by a serious car accident may want to speak with a legal professional that is skilled in personal injury. An attorney can visit the accident scene and interview witnesses, review the police report, and help the family determine what happened to cause the accident. An attorney understands the emotional and financial trauma a family may be facing. If the accident was caused by another person’s negligence, compensation may be available for medical expenses, funeral expenses, lost wages, and other damages.
A serious car accident is something no family plans for. When a loved one is injured or even killed due to no fault of their own, the family has legal rights to recover compensation for their tremendous loss.