Changing lanes without signaling to other drivers is dangerous and can lead to serious accidents and injuries. If you or someone you love was injured in an accident because another driver changed lanes in a way that posed a risk or hazard to you, you may be able to hold that driver responsible for their actions.
Building a successful lawsuit means proving the cause of the accident, the effect it had on you physically, and the cost of treating your injuries. An El Paso accident caused by unsafe lane change lawyer may be able to help you accurately calculate the cost of the accident and assign liability to the at-fault driver. When you are ready to collect compensation for the accident that caused your injuries, contact the personal injury team at Loncar Lyon Jenkins by calling 877-239-4878 today.
Start Building Your Case for Compensation Immediately
When you are injured in a car accident, your physical recovery should be your very first priority. If any passengers in your car or occupants of the other car were injured, they should receive immediate medical attention as well. In addition to immediate medical attention, getting guidance and direction for your financial recovery may also be an extremely important part of your claim.
A lawyer in El Paso may be able to help ensure you have everything you need to collect the compensation you are entitled to. Your lawyer can also explain the importance of acting immediately to file your lawsuit. An accident that takes place in El Paso is governed by the time constraint of Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 16.003, which generally allows you as little as two years to file a civil lawsuit for compensation.
You have to prove the required elements of your personal injury claim, including the cause of the accident, how the accident led to your injuries, and the cost of treating your injuries. Once the financial impact of the collision is proven, you and your lawyer can assign liability and start the process of collecting the compensation you deserve.
Assess the Cost of Treating Your Injuries
If you were involved in a car accident, the injuries you sustained may limit your ability to function and make it impossible for you to immediately return to work. If your injuries are severe enough, they can prohibit you from working for an extended period of time, which can create financial hardship for you and your family. The injuries you may sustain in a car accident that require extensive and costly treatment include:
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic head injuries
According to the Insurance Information Institute (III) reports, failing to stay in the proper lane is one of the leading causes of accidents caused by driver behavior. Changing lanes without signaling your intention to other drivers or crowding other drivers out of their lane poses a hazard to every driver on the road. If your accident was caused by another driver who failed to yield the right of way or otherwise changed lanes in an unsafe manner, you may be entitled to hold them responsible for compensating you.
Our team is committed to helping you recover the cost of your medical treatments and the additional expenses associated with your injuries. If you lost a loved one in the accident, you may also be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit to obtain compensation for their medical bills, funeral expenses, and other losses. Contact our personal injury team today to start building your claim for compensation.
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Compile Your Accident-Related Records and Bills
The paperwork, documents, and evidence that accumulate from the accident you were involved in may help prove your claim. Some of the documents we might request may already be in your possession, while you may have to request others. The documents we may ask for include:
- Medical bills
- Medical reports
- Pharmacy bills
- Transportation receipts
- Paycheck stubs
- Crash reports
- Witness statements
Your Medical Bills Prove the Cost of Treating Your Injuries
Our team will likely request your medical bills because they prove the initial cost of treating your injuries. Your medical bills can help us assess the cost of your emergency, follow-up, ongoing, and even future treatment. These are medical treatments you require to reach the best physical recovery possible. They should be paid by the driver who caused the accident or by the insurance company representing him. Medical bills can include emergency room, hospital stays, rehabilitation centers, all required medications, and assistive medical devices.
Your Police Report Has Value
Your police report may be just as valuable to your compensation claim as your medical bills and reports. It can contain:
- The at-fault driver’s contact information
- The at-fault driver’s insurance company
- Contact information for witnesses
- Descriptions of the accident scene
- Details on road and weather conditions
- Any statements or admissions the other driver makes
Do not undervalue your crash report. Obtain a copy as soon as possible and share it with the lawyer representing your claim for financial recovery.
An El Paso accident caused by unsafe lane change lawyer is your advocate. We work hard to prove the cause and financial impact of your accident. Comply with our requests for information that may help prove your claim as quickly as possible. We can help if you have trouble collecting any of the requested information. Contact the case review team at Loncar Lyon Jenkins by calling 877-239-4878 to start building your insurance claim or lawsuit today.
Fight for the Financial Recovery You Deserve
If you were injured, or someone you love was injured or killed in a car accident, you may be able to hold the at-fault driver financially responsible. Our team is committed to helping injured parties seek financial compensation. We are equally committed to helping families who have lost someone they love in an accident caused by another driver. Contact the personal injury team at Loncar Lyon Jenkins by calling 877-239-4878 to find out how an El Paso accident caused by unsafe lane change lawyer may be able to help you get financial compensation today.