Rollover accidents are some of the most serious types of motor vehicle crashes. They cause head and upper body injuries at a high rate. Injuries may be catastrophic. If you’re involved in a rollover accident, you likely have serious injuries. Let our Colorado car accident attorneys help you claim the compensation you deserve.
What Is a Rollover Accident?
A rollover accident occurs when a vehicle rolls on its side or completely upside down. The vehicle either temporarily rolls upside down or comes to a rest in a position other than upright. Rollover accidents are serious with a high rate of injury.
What Is a Rollover Accident Lawsuit?
A rollover accident lawsuit is the legal process of a person claiming financial compensation when they are the victim of a rollover crash. The victim brings their case formally to a court with a demand for financial compensation. A person may have a valid lawsuit when they are the victim of a crash that is someone else’s fault.
How Can a Rollover Accident Attorney Help Me?
A rollover accident attorney can help you with the following tasks:
- Determining if you have a valid claim
- Figuring out who the legally responsible party or parties may be
- Evaluating the approximate value of the claim
- Speaking with the insurance company and handling direct negotiations
- Drafting a summons and complaint to formally start the claim
- Ensuring that no valid categories of compensation are forgotten
- Preserving medical evidence and directing you to the right care to document injuries and expenses
- Gathering records needed to substantiate the value of damages, including pain and suffering
- Negotiating the case resolution or trying the case in court
- Guidance and counsel to help you determine how to proceed
At Bachus & Schanker, LLC, our car accident attorneys are experienced professionals ready to help you maximize the compensation that you receive for a rollover accident. We don’t stop until you have the compensation that you deserve. Along the way, we are a friendly resource to help you through the extreme challenge of being an accident victim. While you’re focused on your recovery, you have an entire legal team fighting for you.
Can I Sue After a Rollover Accident?
Yes, you can sue after a rollover accident. After a rollover crash, you almost certainly have serious injuries and vehicle damage. If the accident is someone else’s fault, you may sue in order to collect compensation for the cost of treatment, damaged property and the pain and suffering that you have endured as a result of the crash.
What Financial Compensation Can I Receive After a Rollover Accident?
The financial compensation that you can receive after a rollover accident includes:
- Emergency medical attention
- Ambulance transportation
- Emergency surgery and stabilization efforts
- X-rays, medications, mobility assistance and other health care needs
- Nursing care
- Transportation costs to and from treatment
- Long-term care such as rehabilitation and therapy
- Mental health injuries
- Payment that represents the physical pain from the injuries
- Emotional suffering and anguish
- Scars and permanent impairment
- Changed lifestyle and life expectancy
In the case of a rollover accident, there’s a good chance that your life is never going to be the same. It may be changed forever. Money cannot undo what has occurred. But it can represent your suffering.
Injuries may take a long time to heal, your career may change, and relationships may change. The compensation that you receive after a rollover accident should represent all your suffering. Our attorneys understand what you may stand to claim under the law. We work tirelessly to build the evidence and pursue the case until you have an amount that fully represents your rights under the law.
How Much Can I Get for a Rollover Accident Settlement?
How much you can get for a rollover accident depends on the exact damages that you have. While typical car accidents result in settlements ranging from $3,000-$75,000, a rollover accident with severe injuries may range from $250,000 to $1 million or more.
Damages for most rollover accidents are high. After all, they are some of the most serious kinds of accidents. It makes sense that victims with the most severe injuries receive the most in compensation.
Of course, the determination of what you can get for a rollover accident settlement is a personalized question. It’s specific to your case, and it depends on several factors like who is at fault, the strength of the legal case and the availability of insurance policies and other resources to pay a claim. That’s why it’s important to work diligently to build a strong claim and pursue the legal aspects until you have fair compensation.
Can a Rollover Accident Be the Fault of a Vehicle Manufacturer?
A rollover accident may be the fault of a vehicle manufacturer based on how they design a vehicle. Some vehicles are prone to rollover. Tests may show that the center of gravity is poor and that the vehicle does not react well to circumstances that happen with millions of cars on the road. If you’re in a rollover crash, be sure to investigate the vehicle manufacturer as a possible party at fault.
Who Is at Fault for a Rollover Accident?
There are numerous parties who may be at fault for a rollover accident. Of course, a vehicle driver that is either in the rolled vehicle or in another vehicle may be at fault. Another driver disrupting traffic may be at fault even if they are not directly involved in the crash.
An employer who entrusts their vehicle to someone may be responsible for their actions. In addition, a vehicle manufacturer may be at fault for the design and handling of the vehicle. Finally, a government entity that maintains the roads may be to blame for the design, maintenance or traffic flow of the road where the accident occurs.
Denver Rollover Accident Lawyers – Free Consultation
If you have been in a rollover accident, we invite you to contact the attorneys at Bachus & Schanker, LLC for your free consultation. Justice is our passion. Let us fight for justice for you.