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Car accidents can occur at any moment on Texas highways, and are especially common in heavily traversed highways. The incidence of rollover accidents is higher in certain situations, especially with vehicles that are top heavy and are traveling too fast along curved roadways. Rollover accidents are among the easiest to prevent if drivers are following the rules of the road. Therefore, any injuries sustained from a rollover accident are even more upsetting with the knowledge that these accidents could have been avoided. If you or a loved one have been injured in a rollover accident, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your injuries.
More than 10,000 people are killed each year throughout the country in rollover accidents, a number which represents approximately 30 percent of the total annual car accident fatalities. Many rollover accidents occur when drivers attempt to overcorrect themselves, either from veering too far to one direction, or to avoid hitting another vehicle or object. Rollover accidents are more prevalent among “top heavy” vehicles, such as sport utility vehicles and trucks. However, rollover accidents can occur to any vehicle which may take a curve at a high rate of speed, or a vehicle which collides into another vehicle.
The experience of surviving a rollover accident is one which will often haunt victims for years to come. Any car accident comes with terrible emotional trauma, although rollover accidents bump this trauma up by a degree given the severe nature of the accident.
Rollover accidents are often the fault of one driver who is either not paying attention or takes a turn too sharply. These actions can lead to devastating injuries for passengers in the car or drivers in other cars that are struck by the negligent driver.
As a victim of a rollover accident, you may bring a claim for damages addressing the following:
While rollover accidents may be a rare type of accident, they often lead to devastating consequences like brain injury or spinal cord injury as that could take weeks or even months to fully recover from. Rollover accidents have a high fatality rate compared to other types of car accidents, and the emotional trauma that comes from surviving a rollover accident is often quite severe. Our attorneys at Sadler and Sadler will sit with you to carefully examine the details of the rollover accident and assist you in calculating the amount of damages which should be included in a personal injury claim.
If you or a loved one were injured in a rollover accident, do not hesitate to contact the attorneys of Sadler and Sadler. Our attorneys have over 30 years of experience in handling rollover accident claims and we will work tirelessly with you to draft your claim so you can receive the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Rollover accidents are unfortunately more common than they should be, although this does not mean that your injuries should go uncompensated. Contact our San Antonio office today for your initial free consultation.