Compensation for Rollover Accidents
Personal Injury Lawyers in Southern California
Rollover accidents are one of most dangerous types of automobile collision. According to research, more than 250,000 people are injured in rollover accidents every year. The California DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) more than half of truck driver fatalities are caused by rollover accidents.If you suffered an injury or the loss of a loved one in a rollover accident, the Layfield Law Firm can help you recover compensation for medical expenses, etc.
Rollover accidents are responsible for about 20% of all deadly car accidents. According to a report issued by the NHTSA (National Highway Transportation Safety Administration), speed is a contributing factor in many fatal rollover traffic accidents. If you or someone you love suffered an injury in a serious rollover accident, you could be entitled to money through a personal injury claim or lawsuit. We have years of legal experience in the personal injury field and have recovered more than $70 million in successful settlements and verdicts, so call our office today to see what a topnotch South Bay personal injury attorney can do for your case.
- Driver Inattention
- Seat Belts
- Weather Conditions
Rollover accidents can be the result of many circumstances, including unsafe driving habits and adverse weather conditions. Sometimes, a combination of factors contributes to the accident. For example, speeding is more likely to result in a rollover if the road is wet from rain.
Rollovers & SUVs
SUVs are more likely to be involved in a car accident than most passenger vehicles because they have a higher center of gravity than most sedans. In 2001, the NHTSA introduced a "Rollover Accident Risk Rating System" to help consumers choose safe vehicles. Cars and trucks are not subject to any federal rollover standard, but vehicle manufacturers are still obligated to produce reasonably safe vehicles.
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