When driving there are a plethora of things going on at once. Motorists have to be aware of a multitude of things at all times. While you may do your part to safely operate a motor vehicle that does not mean that other drivers will. A common cause of traffic accidents in South Carolina is a lane change accident. They can happen at high speeds, low speeds, on interstates as well as secondary roads throughout Anderson, Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Hilton Head, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
If you, a loved one or family member have suffered an injury due an unsafe lane change accident please call our team of car accident attorneys. They have ample experience handling all types of traffic accidents in South Carolina. Let our Columbia S. C. traffic accident attorneys put their experience to work for you.
Causes Of Lane Change Accidents
There are many causes of lane change accidents including, but not limited to:
Failing to properly signal
Signaling after.as you begin changing lanes
Not checking blind spot
Changing lanes abruptly
Unsafe road conditions
Changing multiple lanes at a time
Careless or reckless driving
Lane Change Accident Injuries
While most auto accidents and the circumstances that caused them are unique, the injuries sustained in auto accidents are usually similar. Auto accident injuries are directly related to factors such as angle of impact, what type of vehicle struck yours, where in the vehicle you were situated and the speed you were traveling at impact.
Common auto accident injuries are soft tissue injuries such as bruising and discoloration. Bone injuries such as fractured or broken bones are common in car accidents. Sometimes motor vehicle accidents can induce catastrophic injuries such as head, neck and spinal cord injuries, disc herniations, paralysis and even wrongful death. A Spartanburg County car accident lawyer can help you recover financial compensation for your injuries, pain and suffering.
Determining The Full Monetary Amount Of Your Claim
Undoubtedly the liable parties insurance company will approach you after the accident. Most likely they will dangle a financial carrot and offer you a quick one time payment for your injuries and vehicle repair. Do not accept their offer! Do not sign anything and immediately contact our team of motor vehicle injury attorneys!
It takes time, effort, energy and research to determine the full amount of your auto accident claim. Numerous factors have to be taken into consideration including:
Lost wages (current and future)
Medical expenses (current and future)
Vehicle repair costs
Pain and suffering compensation
Death, funeral and survival benefits (in the tragic event that someone was killed in the accident)
Our South Carolina accident lawyers will take all relevant factors into consideration and pinpoint the full dollar amount of your claim. They will leave nothing to chance and do everything necessary to get you the benefits you are entitled to according to South Carolina auto accident law.
Contact A South Carolina Auto Accident Law Firm
If you have been involved in a lane change accident in South Carolina please do not hesitate to contact our auto accident lawyers. Our Rock Hill, South Carolina auto accident injury lawyers operate on a contingency fee basis meaning that they charge nothing unless they recover on your behalf.