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Tucson Rollover Accident Lawyers

Rollover accidents are some of the most dangerous accidents a driver or passenger can find themselves in. These accidents result in more fatalities than any other and are often are single-vehicle accidents. There are many contributing factors to rollover accidents, which is why you need an experienced attorney who understands this type of accident on your side. The rollover accident that caused you harm may not have been your fault. If another driver, road defect, or faulty vehicle design caused your vehicle to roll over, you may be eligible for compensation for your medical expenses, as well as other financial damages.

We know that you never expected to be involved in a terrifying accident like this, and we firmly believe that you should not be forced to pay for the costs of treatment and other expenses associated with this wreck. Our team of Tucson rollover accident attorneys has helped countless others just like you get the fair compensation they are owed by law, and we are ready to help you. Don’t wait. Contact us at (520) 529-1515 today to get the help you need.

Do I Need An Attorney?

While the facts of the accident may be clear, obtaining compensation for your injuries may not be as simple as filing a claim with the insurance company. Insurers may look to deny your claim or may not offer you the fair amount of compensation that you need to pay your medical bills and replace the property that you lost. An attorney can help you fight for the compensation that you are owed, and can help you hold the responsible party accountable for their actions. You may be owed compensation for your expenses related to the cost of medical care, lost wages from time off of work, and the cost of replacing your vehicle. You may also be owed compensation for your pain, suffering, and other emotional trauma associated with the accident. Contact an experienced attorney today to discuss your case and find out what you might be owed.

Causes of Rollover Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), rollover accidents account for more than half of single-vehicle crash fatalities. Each year, there are approximately 11,000 rollover accidents, and the chances of serious injuries increase by 36% when a rollover occurs. The primary causes of rollover accidents are:

  • High center of gravity: when a vehicle’s center of gravity is too high by design, it makes the vehicle susceptible to flipping over while turning, even at lower speeds.
  • Defective suspension: the stability of a vehicle is very dependent on the suspension. When the suspension fails, the car can lose control and become impossible to control, leading to rollovers.
  • Poor road conditions: The roadways we drive on play a very big role in car rollovers. Uneven pavement, bad maintenance, and debris can all contribute to rollovers, and it’s the government’s responsibility to maintain safe and drivable roads.
  • Manufacturer error/design flaws: in many cases, the vehicle’s design may make it more susceptible to rolling over in the event of a collision or maneuver on the road.

If you or someone you love has been hurt in a rollover accident, you do not need to suffer the consequences alone. You have the right to pursue legal action to recover compensation for your injuries and damage to your property, whether it is the vehicle manufacturer or another liable party. For more information on rollover accidents and for more statistics about these types of crashes, you can read more at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website, www.saftercar.gov. The website provides helpful information on how crashes occur, new safety technology that may help prevent these types of crashes, and other valuable information. If you have been hurt in an accident, it is important to contact an experienced attorney right away to discuss your rights and your claim.

Common Rollover Injuries

Rollover accidents often result in serious injuries to the driver and any passengers who are in the vehicle. Commonly reported injuries from rollover accidents include:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)
  • Lower-cervical neck fracture
  • Broken bones
  • Internal bleeding
  • Crush injuries

Serious injuries like these often require extensive medical treatment and may have a lasting impact on the lives of those involved. You may find yourself unable to work and enjoy the things that you formerly enjoyed doing. If this happens, you have the right to pursue a rollover accident claim against those who were responsible for this accident.

Wrongful Death Claims

If you lost a loved one in a rollover accident, you may be eligible for compensation for your tragic loss. While no one should have to suffer the loss of someone close to them due to a preventable accident like this, there is legal recourse for you to pursue justice on behalf of your loved one. An experienced and compassionate rollover accident lawyer can help explain your options and will help you pursue a wrongful death claim. You may be eligible to recover compensation for funeral costs, loss of financial support, loss of companionship, and other damages. Eligible parties include the spouse, children, parents, or dependents of the deceased. While pursuing legal action may be difficult to consider immediately following the loss of a loved one, it is important to file your claim to make sure that you get the compensation you deserve to help you try to rebuild your life and move on.

Contact Us

If you or a loved one has experienced a severe car accident, our lawyers at Russo, Russo & Slania, P.C. can help you get the compensation that you are rightfully owed. Bring your case to us to see what action can be taken to help you receive the compensation you deserve. Act quickly, as the law limits the time-frame in which you can file a claim, so seek an attorney in a timely manner so as to give yourself the best opportunity to secure compensation. We are here to help you in your time of need, so don’t hesitate to contact us by filling out a contact form, chatting with us live, or by calling us at (520) 529-1515 today.