Fall River Disobeying Traffic Law Accidents
If you or a loved one has been hurt or killed in a car accident because another driver disobeyed traffic laws, you may be entitled to compensation. When you’re commuting to work or picking up the kids from school, you’re driving with the understanding that the other drivers around you are going to obey the rules of the road. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen.
Drivers who ignore traffic laws, whether consciously or unconsciously, put everyone in their vicinity in great danger. Severe injuries or death, as well as mental and emotional trauma suffered from the crash, can plague victims of these kinds of accidents for years. However, most insurance companies will offer only a fraction of the kind of financial settlement that victims of negligent drivers are entitled to.
For more information on how you can receive financial compensation for injuries or death resulting from a vehicle accident caused by another driver disobeying traffic laws, call The Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini, Accident & Injury Lawyers, Ltd. at (508) 491-1025 today.
Why You Need a Lawyer
Proving that you deserve compensation for your car accident can be a long and frustrating process, but it can be a grueling process to endure without the help of a vehicle accident lawyer.
While some vehicle accidents may seem to be simple and straightforward, they often usually are not. That’s where a personal injury lawyer can help you get the compensation you are owed.
A lawyer who has handled many vehicle accident cases in which traffic laws were disobeyed will be able to offer advice that no one else could offer. They will also be able to procure evidence and craft an argument that will win an award of compensation in court.
Most people don’t understand just how complicated and tedious any kind of legal battle can be. Vehicle accident cases that involve another driver breaking traffic laws can be even more complex than other types of cases, and most of us simply don’t have the legal knowledge and experience it takes to get a successful outcome.
Fortunately, a talented lawyer will be able to lessen your struggle by taking on the brunt of this work themselves. This means that you reap the benefits of having expert counsel on your side without having to devote all your time and energy to a personal injury case. You should be spending the time after a traumatic car accident recovering from your injuries instead of trying to navigate the maze of the legal system.
In a car accident in which another driver failed to respect traffic laws, your case may require your lawyer to conduct interviews with witnesses or to contact government agencies to collect evidence. Your attorney will also need to have a thorough understanding of the laws that were broken that resulted in your accident.
It’s very rare that an individual who represents themselves in a personal injury case wins any kind of substantial settlement. This kind of work is best left to someone who has made it their profession to help people with similar cases. Don’t throw away your chance to collect the compensation you deserve. Start out on the right foot by contacting a vehicle accident attorney with questions about your case.
Why You Should Choose Us
The Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini, Accident & Injury Lawyers, Ltd. firmly believes in helping people who have been the victims of someone else’s negligence. Failing to follow traffic laws is an example of that kind of negligence. There’s no reason why you should have to suffer for another person’s wrongdoing at the site of the crash, and then in the months and years later, the financial, physical, mental, and emotional upheaval that are the result of the injuries or death the crash caused.
Our lawyers have been representing personal injury victims long enough to know that insurance companies will do anything to avoid giving fair to victims of vehicle accidents, no matter what circumstances contributed to the accidents.
Fortunately, we’re here to help. Our talented team of vehicle accident lawyers is ready to hear your case. We want you to be able to move on in a healthy way after your accident, and pursuing compensation through a lawsuit is a good way to start.
We are a family law firm that has risen to prestige in because of our professionalism, efficiency, and skill in representing victims of negligence. Other firms often refer cases to us because they know we can handle even the toughest of legal disputes.
Our founder, Ronald J. Resmini, Esq., wrote the book on personal injury law. He has received numerous accolades in the decades he’s spent as a lawyer, including being named one of Rhode Island’s “Super Lawyers, which is a title that only five percent of the state’s lawyers can claim.
Because of our strong and established practice, our firm is considered one of the best in the state of Massachusetts. We’re not just paper-pushers. Instead, we are highly successful trial lawyers who will fight for our clients throughout settlement negotiations and in the courtroom.
Cases We Handle
There are many ways that someone can cause an accident by not obeying traffic laws. We represent people who have been in a crash involving any of the following:
- Running a red light
- Failure to stop at a stop sign
- Failure to yield to oncoming traffic
- Failure to follow work zone signs
Unlike a distracted driving or drunk driving case, in which the reason for the vehicle accident is immediately clear, an accident that is caused by failing to follow traffic laws has a lot of gray area.
Some questions emerge. Why did the driver run a red light? Why did the driver move into another lane of traffic? The answers could be a number of things. Perhaps the driver was under the influence or distracted by a cell phone. Perhaps the driver simply didn’t see you. Perhaps the driver was suffering from some kind of cognitive impairment and should not have been driving in the first place. Whatever the reason that the other driver broke the law and caused the accident, our firm will get to the bottom of it.
The Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini, Accident & Injury Lawyers, Ltd. will pursue your case until you’ve received the compensation you deserve. We’ll utilize the many resources at our disposal to uncover all the details of your case, and we will use the evidence we find to present a winning argument.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you have further questions beyond the following, or concerns regarding your case, don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of our knowledgeable staff.
What if the accident was partly my fault?
Massachusetts follows a modified comparative negligence doctrine, which means that you can still collect compensation for your vehicle accident even if you were partly at fault for the accident. Comparative negligence assigns each individual a percentage of the blame and then awards them accordingly. For instance, the person who was found to be 25% guilty of causing the crash would be awarded 25% less than what they would normally win in their settlement.
I have PTSD from my accident. Can I receive compensation?
Massachusetts permits victims of personal injury claims to collect compensation for physical as well as emotional pain caused by the accident, as long as the economic damages were at least $2,000. Many people find themselves in a weakened emotional state after being in a traumatic accident, and counseling services, which some people use to cope with their trauma, are usually expensive. Pain and suffering, however, is only a valid claim if the $2,000 mark is hit.
How long will my case take?
There are a lot of factors that determine how long a vehicle accident claim will take. First of all, if the case goes to trial, court schedules can be unpredictable, and timelines may become more complicated. Additionally, the types of injuries sustained during the accident may affect how long it takes to wrap up the case.
For example, if you start to suffer from back pain after being hit by a negligent driver who broke a traffic law, and you want to sue for damages, your attorney will have to prove that your back injury is not a pre-existing condition, but was caused by the negligence of the other driver.
In short, some cases are simpler than others, and it’s difficult to predict a timeline for any personal injury case. To get a better idea of where of the length of time your case may take, talk with a vehicle accident lawyer who has previously handled similar cases.
If you’ve been hit by a driver who failed to follow traffic laws, you deserve to be compensated for your damages. The aftermath of an accident is not only extremely expensive, but also emotionally and physically taxing. In the months following an accident, you should be recovering instead of worrying about a lawsuit.
Let the experienced lawyers at The Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini, Accident & Injury Lawyers, Ltd. take on your case so you can focus on what’s really important: spending time with loved ones and healing from your injuries. We’ll put in the work so you don’t have to. Call us today with your questions at (508) 491-1025 or talk with one of our representatives through our online messaging system to learn more.