Know Your Rights to Get the Best Recovery Possible
Head-On car accidents often result in significant damage to both vehicles and injuries to those involved. They can happen when you are driving through an intersection, when someone exits a store or parking lot, or if another driver crosses the line dividing the lanes. Know your rights! Mass. G.L. c. 89, s. 2 states that vehicles may not pass each other on a roadway unless it is safe to do so. Chapter 4 of the Massachusetts Rules of the Road further states how and when vehicles may change lanes and pass each other. Mass. G.L. c. 89, s. 8 states who has the right of way at intersections in Massachusetts.
If you have been injured as the result of a head-on collision, there are several important steps you can take to improve your chances of getting the best recovery possible:
Get the medical treatment you need for your injuries. Your health cannot be replaced. Do not delay. Go to the hospital or your doctor immediately if you are experiencing any injuries from a head-on car accident.
Preserve all evidence of the collision, including getting witness names and contact information and photographs of your injuries, the damage to the car(s) involved, and from the scene of the collision.
Call a lawyer! There are many layers of insurance companies, policies, and adjusters that may apply to your head-on car accident. Insurance companies are stacked with professionals whose goal is to minimize the payments they need to make to you. Speak to a professional today to make sure you also have an expert on your side. Hiring a lawyer to fight for you at no out-of-pocket cost is the smartest move you can make.
With over a decade of experience representing clients injured in car accidents, the professionals at the Law Offices of Samuel A. Segal know what it takes to get you the best recovery possible.
The time to file your claim is limited, so reach out to us today for your Free Consultation.
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