Thousands of people suffer injuries in car accidents across California every year. Many of these people were simply riding along and did nothing to contribute to the crash that hurt them. However, if a passenger in a car accident does not take the right steps, he or she could miss out on recovering fair compensation.
When it comes to these situations, the Redlands car accident attorney at Dolen, Tucker, Tierney & Abraham is ready to provide the help you need. Our attorney has practiced law since 1984, so he has the experience to help in your time of need. Here is what you should do after suffering a passenger injury in an auto accident.
Knowing what to do in case you are the passenger in a car accident is important. In 2017, 74,831 passengers were either injured or lost their lives in California motor vehicle crashes (SWITRS). So, this type of car accident injury claim is not rare. Remember these steps if you suffer an injury while riding in someone else's vehicle.
Depending on your situation, you may have to pursue compensation from multiple sources. Gathering the evidence, hunting down the responsible parties and filing the proper claims and lawsuits can be difficult. Imagine trying to do this while also recovering from a serious injury.
Being the passenger in a car accident can be frightening and confusing. Suffering an injury in this situation can make matters even worse. Do not try to face this nightmare alone. James F. Tierney, III has faced these issues before. He can help guide you through the process of getting the compensation you need. Call (909) 326-2769 to set up a free consultation today.