Seeking representation at DAME Legal after your auto accident

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Car accidents can occur in an instant. One second you are on your way to work, picking up your kids, or completing your laundry list of errands, and the next second you are standing roadside wondering how it happened. At DAME Legal, we believe car accident victims deserve to get on with their lives while still ensuring justice for the whirlwind of events they just endured.

Car accidents can leave their victims with extensive personal injury, massive medical bills, damaged property, vehicle repairs, and even long-term psychological trauma. With the help of our experienced team of attorneys at DAME Legal, we will help you navigate this difficult time in your life so that you can return to your normal life as quickly as possible.

Because New Jersey has a 2-year statute of limitations on personal injury claims, it is essential that you contact us as soon as possible so that we can begin your case before the statute expires. Once we have started working together, your legal representation will handle all the toughest parts of your accident aftermath. DAME Legal will handle contacting your insurance provider, contacting third-party insurance providers, and navigating any claims of personal injury.

Common car accident causes

Hundreds of thousands of car accidents take place every single year despite all the best efforts. Driving heavy machinery on a daily basis is an inherently dangerous endeavor, and even with the strictest of traffic enforcement, accidents can still happen.

The most common causes of car accidents include:

  • Distracted driving – this can include texting while driving, unruly passengers, eating while driving, putting on make-up while driving and more
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol – slow reaction times and decreased coordination are among the leading causes of car accidents in America
  • Speeding, aggressive, and reckless driving – driving over the speed limit increases the risk of bodily harm to the driver and potential victims
  • Failure to follow traffic laws – driving through a red light and failing to use turn signals can confuse other drivers and increase the risk of striking a pedestrian
  • Driving while tired – after a long day of work or driving, and taking medications with drowsiness side effects can lead drivers to fall asleep at the wheel
  • Inclement weather and road conditions – poor weather conditions combined with potholes and construction can lead to accidents
  • Poor road design – roads lacking streetlights, proper road signs, stop signs, and traffic lights can lead to confusion on the road

Car malfunction – if your car contains defective parts leading to stalling, difficulty braking, bad tires, or improper deployment of airbags, this can increase the severity and risk of an accident

Common car accident injuries

Cars are unquestionably massive pieces of machinery. Because they are capable of a degree of force outside of the natural limits of the human body, personal injuries can occur to you, the passengers, and other drivers, even in seemingly minor accidents. Personal injuries can lead to long-term consequences for the injured party. Common injuries sustained in a car accident can include:

  • Head injuries
  • Neck, back, and spine injuries
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Internal injuries
  • Knee, leg, and ankle injuries

If you suspect you have sustained personal injury in a car accident as a result of another party’s negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation. It is essential that you call our team at DAME Legal as quickly as possible after your accident.

If you live in the greater New Jersey area or the New York metropolitan area, our partners at DAME Legal can help you overcome this difficult part of your life with relative ease. Give us a call at 201-968-5800 or fill out our contact form on our site to begin the process.

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