Single Vehicle Accidents in Washington, DC
Preventable Single Vehicle Crashes
Single vehicle accidents happen frequently. Just because only one vehicle
is involved, however, does not mean that the driver is always to blame.
If you or someone you love was recently involved in a single vehicle accident
that was not your fault, you may have the right to recover your losses
from the responsible party. By proving that another person or entity caused
your accident, you may be able to recover damages for:
- Medical expenses
- Lost work wages and future earnings
- Pain and suffering
In addition, passengers in single vehicle car accidents usually will almost
always have a claim, since they usually did not do anything to cause or
contribute to the collision. Victims of preventable accidents have legal
our Washington, DC car accident lawyers at Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. are here to help victims
and families through the personal injury claim process. We offer free
and confidential consultations, and invite you to discuss your case as
soon as possible after your accident.
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What Causes Single Vehicle Accidents?
While it is possible that single vehicle accidents can be caused by a driver's
error, there are also many situations where these crashes are caused by
the negligence or wrongful acts of others.
Examples of the situations where others can be held at fault for causing
single vehicle accidents include:
Defective Auto Parts – Defective auto parts are one of the most common causes of single vehicle
accidents. Examples include defective brakes and
tire blowouts. Our firm has experience representing victims harmed by
Roadway Hazards – Poorly maintained roadways, defective signs and signals, and road
debris are common hazards that can cause single vehicle crashes. Cargo
that falls off commercial trucks or other vehicles commonly cause drivers
to swerve and crash.
Other Drivers – In general, the actions of other drivers can cause single vehicle accidents,
as drivers may swerve, speed up, and otherwise lose control to avoid collisions.
Common factors may include
speeding, unsafe lane changes, and reckless driving, among others. Negligent drivers
are often at the root of run-off-road accidents.
Discuss Your Case with a DC Injury Lawyer
If you or your loved one has been harmed in a single vehicle accident that
was not your fault, you can learn more about your rights and eligibility
to recover compensation by speaking personally with a member of our legal
team. Our accident attorneys have recovered
more than $250 million on behalf of our clients, and we are prepared to review your case to see
how we can help you.
To request a free consultation, call 202-644-8303 or fill out an online case evaluation