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Side Impact Accidents

Aggressive Orange County Personal Injury Lawyers Representing Car Accident Victims Throughout Southern California

A side impact accident can happen in a slip second. However, the effects these accidents can have on your life can last forever. Lengthy hospital stays, missed work, sky-high medical bills and lingering uncertainty about what the future holds are a reality for most accident victims. In Los Angeles, Orange County and California, At Power Trial Lawyers, we proudly represent people injured in all types of car accidents, including side impact accidents. We have more than a decade of experience pursuing maximum compensation for our clients, helping them move on with their lives in the wake of a serious accident. 

What Is a Side Impact Collision?

Side impact accidents, also called broadside accidents or T-bone accidents, occur when one car crashes into the driver or passenger side of another vehicle. Side impact collisions are not the most common type of accident; however, according to National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, they account for about 25 percent of all fatal traffic accidents in the United States

Broadside accidents don’t just happen; they are almost always the result of a driver’s negligence. Most side impact accidents are caused by a driver running a red light or a stop sign. 

Common Injuries in Side Impact Accidents

When your car is broadsided by another vehicle, there are only a few inches of steel between you and the other vehicle. Not surprisingly, side impact accidents are some of the most dangerous collisions because cars, trucks and SUVs are designed to withstand the most force from the front or the back. The result is that these accidents often result in very serious injuries. The most common injuries in a side impact accident include:

The injuries you sustained in a T-bone accident can dramatically affect not only your physical health but also your ability to live your life the way you want to. At Power Trial Lawyers, we believe that accident victims deserve financial compensation for everything they’ve been put through after an accident. 

Damages in a Side Impact Collision Lawsuit

Following an accident involving a side impact collision, victims can pursue a personal injury lawsuit to recover money damages. While these cases are typically brought against negligent drivers, car manufacturers may also be liable if a vehicle’s design defect [link to Product Liability page] failed to adequately protect occupants from a side impact collision. 

While the exact amount of a victim’s damages award will vary from case to case, Southern California courts regularly award damages to compensate accident victims for the following:

  • Medical bills,
  • Future medical expenses, 
  • Lost wages, 
  • Decrease in earning capacity, 
  • Physical pain, 
  • Emotional distress, 
  • Loss of familial relationships, and
  • An overall decrease in quality of life. 

You only get one opportunity to pursue a case after a car accident. Therefore, it is imperative that you work with an attorney who can confidently identify the full extent of your damages. That way, at the end of your case, you can rest assured knowing that you received a full and fair damages award. 

Call Power Trial Lawyers to Discuss Your Injuries with a Los Angeles Car Accident Lawyer Today

If you or a loved one recently suffered serious injuries in a broadside accident, reach out to Power Trial Lawyers for immediate assistance. At our Southern California personal injury law firm, we aggressively stand up for the rights of those injured in all types of traffic collisions, including side impact accidents. We are here to answer your questions and provide you with the zealous representation that you need to obtain the results you are looking for. To learn more, and to schedule a free consultation with an attorney today, call 844-844-POWER (7693). You can also connect with us through our online contact form. We proudly represent clients in Los Angeles County and Orange County and have conveniently located offices in Los Angeles and Newport Beach.

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