Health Care

Passenger in an Accident

Injured car passenger calling an ambulance
Couple Involved In Car Crash With Male Driver Suffering With Whiplash Injury

When we take a ride in a car or are passengers in a public transit vehicle, we run the risk of being involved in an accident. Such accidents can leave you with serious injuries and sometimes can be fatal. These accidents can also take a serious toll on our finances. Cardinal Law Partners can help you get the compensation you deserve. This way, you are able to meet your medical costs as well as loss-of-income compensation.

How Passengers Get Involved in Accidents?

Many Americans get involved in accidents while riding as passengers in an automobile. Such accidents can cause financial and medical devastation to the victim. Whether you are riding a private or public vehicle, being involved in an accident can leave you with massive financial bills.

Road accidents involving passengers take place due to the following reasons:

  • Speeding. This typically causes head-on crashes or could result in the car rolling. Either way, passengers in such accidents can sustain serious injuries.
  • Speeding: This can cause all kinds of accidents. When a driver drives at high speed, he or she loses effective control of the car and can easily cause an accident.
  • Vehicle in poor condition: You may be riding a car that is not properly maintained. Critical functions such as brakes might thus fail and cause the car to crash.
  • Drink driving: You might be a passenger in a car that is driven by a drunk driver.
Couple Involved In Car Crash With Female Driver Suffering With Whiplash Injury

Understanding Accidents Involving Passengers

When we are passengers in a car that is involved in a road accident, we may find ourselves nursing serious injuries. This is made worse by the fact that the accident was not our fault. Injuries that could ensure include spinal cord injuries, bone fractures and much more. This will typically leave you with massive medical bills and a lengthy convalesce time. You are also unlikely to be able to work during that period so you also need compensation for lost income. In such circumstances, you can get compensation to help you meet your medical bills and cater for other expenses.

Frequently Asked Questions

Drivers have what is known as the personal injury protection cover which covers injuries sustained by passengers during an accident. Even if the driver of the car is someone that you know, you may have to take legal steps to get compensation from the insurance company. There are other complications as well which may make your claim difficult. For example, if you were in an accident that involved multiple cars, there might be an investigative process to determine who was at fault.

The insurance company in question is likely to fight back and having an experienced law firm on your side will make all the difference to the outcome of your case.

Cardinal Law Partners will give you the effective representation that you require to get the compensation that is rightfully yours. We have years of experience going up against insurance companies and so we know all their tricks. We are passionate about helping people go up against big corporations like insurance companies, especially when these companies try to rip off ordinary hardworking Americans.

If you or a loved one has lost a family member or was injured in a road accident, contact Cardinal Law Partners now to schedule a free consultation with our personal injury attorneys.

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