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How Can I Recover Compensation Following a New Jersey Car Accident?

Sometimes, car accidents are downright brutal. No matter how safe of a driver you are, all it takes is one negligent motorist to completely change your life forever. People see and hear the horror stories, but generally, they think those things would never happen to them. Unfortunately, this is not the case. There are more distracted drivers on the road now than ever, and this is not going to change anytime soon. If you have been injured in a car accident, you are most likely researching whether you are eligible to receive financial compensation for the injuries you have sustained. If eligible, you may use this compensation to cover the cost of your medical bills, in-home care, and more. Here are some of the questions you may have:

What are the most frequent types of car accidents?

  • T-bone collisions: These occur when a driver is attempting to go through a yellow light at an intersection and another motorist is making a left turn in the opposite direction simultaneously.
  • Low-speed collisions: Low-speed collisions usually happen in parking lots or where there is a high concentration of motorists. They usually result in fender-benders, though sometimes, the outcome of a low-speed collision is far worse than that. 
  • Rear-end collisions: These are perhaps the most common type of car accidents, and they most often occur when one motorist is not paying attention. Everyone is responsible for remaining a safe distance away from the car in front of them, so if someone rear-ended you and you were injured as a result, there is a very good chance you will recover financial compensation.
  • Single-vehicle collisions: Sometimes, inclement weather conditions cause a motorist to slide off the road and into a fixed object, like a telephone pole or a tree. These accidents very often have a fatal result.

If you have been injured due to another party’s negligence, you will most likely qualify for financial compensation. However, you must first satisfy the burden of proof, because insurance companies will not readily give you their money, no matter how badly you need it.

How do I prove another party’s negligence in a personal injury lawsuit?

To prove another party’s negligence, the first thing you should do is hire an experienced attorney. Then, you and your attorney can try and recover security camera footage, medical documents, and witness testimony to help prove your claim. If you have been involved in a New Jersey car accident, time is of the essence–do not wait. Reach out to our team of aggressive personal injury attorneys as soon as you can.

Contact our knowledgeable New Jersey firm

Our firm understands how serious criminal and personal injury cases are. We are prepared to guide you towards a favorable outcome. If you require experienced legal counsel in New Jersey, please contact The Law Office of Andrew S. Maze today for any criminal and personal injury matters.

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