Motor Vehicle collisions whether they involve cars, trucks, or any other motorized vehicle, are a particularly prominent aspect of personal injury law.
So the same principles of duty to use care, attention, and reasonable judgment when operating any motorized vehicle. If that reasonable care and judgment are not exercised by someone and a collision with injuries occurs, there is a personal injury claim available under the law to the injured or even deceased person who is affected by that conduct which the law refers to as negligence.
As with any personal injury claim, our firm will review the facts and give you an initial opinion about the viability of your case and this will be done at no charge.
In the vast majority of cases involving motor vehicle injuries or death, there is insurance coverage by the errant driver, owner or both. There are a small minority of owners or drivers who do not have any insurance and that is why anyone inquiring about motor vehicle liability insurance policy should include coverage that is called uninsured or underinsured motorists coverage. However, the liability and other vehicle insurance coverage jealously guard the money they receive as premiums such that it is very often difficult to get a fair and reasonable settlement without some legal assistance.
Most of the time the personal property loss arising out of a motor vehicle collision can be worked out by the aggrieved party on their own. That would include the damage to a vehicle, clothing, glasses, and other personal items that might be damaged or destroyed in a collision.
However, there can be times when the amount of these claims is disputed by the insurance company and legal assistance is needed for that portion of motor vehicle claims as well.