Fixed Object Auto Accidents
If you have been seriously injured or disabled or you have had a loved one killed in an accident in Washington in which a left the roadway and struck a tree, pole, barrier, house, parked car or other fixed object, you may be seeking answers to your legal questions. The Farber Law Group, a personal injury law firm in Bellevue, Washington, may be of assistance to you.Fixed Object Motor Vehicle Accidents
Auto accidents in which a car, truck or SUV leaves the road or highway and strikes a tree, utility pole, building, traffic barrier or some other fixed object are some of the most deadly and catastrophic types of motor vehicle accidents. Approximately 20% of all of those people killed in auto accidents were involved in an accident in which the vehicle left the street, roadway or highway and struck a fixed object.Factors in Fixed Object Accidents
Nothing is worse than reading about a car full of teenagers running off the road and hitting a tree. Most times when a car goes off a road, jumps a curb, goes down an embankment and ends up striking a tree or light pole, the results are deadly. Factors in these types of accidents include:
- falling asleep
- inattention or distraction
- poor visibility
- inexperience in negotiating turns.
In 2010 alone, 7,272 people died as a result of fixed object motor vehicle accidents. 45% of the drivers involved in these accidents were legally drunk with blood alcohol concentrations at or above 0.08%. Drivers involved in fixed object motor vehicle accidents are 80% male. 28% of the drivers killed are males younger than the age of 30.Injuries in Fixed Object Accidens
For those who survive an accident in which a vehicle runs into a tree, pole or other barrier, injuries can be catastrophic including brain damage, paraplegic injuries and orthopedic injuries. Victims often sustain injuries requiring surgery and physical therapy and some are permanently disabled.How a Personal Injury Attorney Can Help
If you or a loved one has been injured in a fixed object collision, a Washington personal injury attorney can help with your claims for medical and rehabilitation costs, disability, lost wages, pain and suffering, and for your vehicle replacement. The Farber Law Group has more than 30 years experience representing people with serious injuries due to motor vehicle accidents. We also help families with their wrongful death claims when they have lost a loved one due to someone else's negligence.Contact a Bellevue Fixed Object Car Accident Attorney
If you or a loved one has been injured or disabled or you have had a loved one killed in a Washington motor vehicle accident, contact us for a free and confidential case evaluation. You will have the opportunity to meet with our firm's founder for an honest and no pressure review of your case.
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