The use of cars is in all aspects of our daily lives are inextricably entwined in the fabric of society. Unfortunately, there is a price attached. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, there are over 7.2 million crashes nationwide resulting in over 37,000 fatalities and more than 3.1 million injuries.
While automobile manufacturers continue to implement life-saving features in new vehicles, injuries due to vehicle collisions remain a serious risk to American motorists. In Arizona the most frequent factor leading to accidents was speeding. Some of the most common factors that lead to crashes included distracted driving, unsafe lane changes, driving under the influence and reckless driving.
In Arizona in 2019 there were 129,750 crashes reported according to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). Maricopa County accounted for 74.84% of all crashes and 46.98% of fatal crashes in Arizona. In 2019, 28 % of all crashes lead to injuries and on average ADOT states an injury occurs as a result of a car accident every 9 minutes and 46 seconds.
As more and more people migrate to the Phoenix area from all over the country the amount of these crashes and injuries will unfortunately, continue to rise.
After the accident, you may have adrenaline pumping through your body. You may be scared. You may be confused. And injured. You should strongly consider medical attention as soon as possible after an accident to assess injuries.
A medical professional will often be able to spot potential problems before the onset of acute symptoms. Sometimes symptoms may not appear until well after the accident occurs including days, or even a week or more. This is why it is essential to get checked out. This is especially true with soft tissue injuries. These symptoms often may appear to be at the outset merely stiffness, soreness, or headaches. Some of these symptoms could also be an indication of a more serious problem, including torn ligaments or a possible concussion and brain injury.
You do not want to run the risk of worsening your condition by ignoring the injuries. You want documented proof that you were injured because of this car crash and going to the doctor to start getting treatments will be beneficial for your health and your case.
Some of the most common injuries after a car wreck are:
It is important to remember that, as the victim of a car accident, you have rights. You may be wondering who is at fault, how you’re going to get around, and who will pay for your medical bills. The law offers protections to those who have been injured, and victims may be entitled to reimbursement for their medical expenses, pain and suffering, rehabilitation fees, and lost wages
The Law Office of A.J. Mitchell is here to help you fight for your rights and get the treatment you need to make a full recovery. We work on a contingency fee basis. This means our representation is available to you with zero upfront fees. We are here to guide you and your loved ones through this most difficult and stressful time.
When you work with our Scottsdale firm, we have a specialized process in place for successfully building your case. We take calculated steps to build strong evidence to show the other side why you deserve the compensation you are asking for.
First, we work with you to gather all the facts surrounding the crash, including the initial police report. If possible, they may also investigate the actual scene of the accident. Next, we utilize our extensive network of specialists, including accident reconstruction experts, medical specialists, vocational experts, and forensic specialists to help us use the facts of your crash to prove what is asserted in your claim and give it proper value.
Our job at The Law Office of A.J. Mitchell is to get you the most compensation possible to cover the damages you had due to someone else’s carelessness. You shouldn’t be hurting financially for something that you had no control over.
The Law Office of A.J. Mitchell has a team of caring professionals who will give you a truthful case evaluation. Our goal is to provide you with as much support as possible so you can focus on healing and recovery. We believe consistent communication is key for a successful case. The negotiations process can be intensive and you will be kept informed at each step during the process.
Most of the cases we take on do often settle out of court, giving our clients a much faster resolution to their case. We’re able to achieve such efficient results at the Law Office of A.J. Mitchell because of our hands-on approach and attention to detail. Each case is personal to us. This eliminates the stress that can sometimes be caused by drawn out court battles. This also allows our clients to focus on getting back to their normal lives quicker.
However, we are willing to take your case to trial if the other party doesn’t agree to compensate you fairly for your losses. It’s important not to delay in contacting an experienced Scottsdale attorney to begin working on your case immediately.