We know that, in the aftermath of a car crash with injuries, your focus needs to be on recovering and being with family. Unfortunately, the medical bills will begin to pile up on top of your other expenses. If another person’s negligence was responsible for your injuries, you should not be on the line for injury-related costs.
At Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates, we will work to secure the compensation you deserve. If you need a North Miami Beach car accident attorney, call us today so we can get to work protecting you.
There is no denying that this is a crowded place pretty much year-round. The Miami metropolitan area has millions of residents and many more tourists that flock to the warm weather and beautiful beaches. This can lead to crowded streets filled with negligent drivers.
For the latest reporting year in Florida, there were over 400,000 vehicle crashes reported. Out of those, there were:
While most car crash injuries are minor, please know that even minor injuries can mean major medical expenses. For a person or family living paycheck-to-paycheck, this added expense can lead to financial disaster.
For more serious injuries, the costs can quickly rise into the hundreds of thousands of dollars. Consider the following injuries:
Many of those injuries will require surgery and extended rehabilitation for a person to make a full recovery. In many cases, a crash victim may suffer from temporary or permanent disabilities that necessitate in-home care as well as vehicle or home modifications. These added expenses are rarely taken into consideration by insurance companies who look to make a settlement soon after a crash happens.
Many vehicle crashes revolve around driver carelessness or negligence. A major concern for Florida law enforcement is the number of people who choose to drink and drive. For the year discussed above, there were over 5,000 alcohol-related crashes that caused thousands of injuries.
There is also rising concern around distracted driving. This is not just a problem that plagues younger drivers. Now, you can see people of all ages distracted by their phones or other devices when they should be watching the roadway.
Regardless of how another person causes you harm on the roadway, you should not be left paying the bills.
When the insurance companies begin to call, and they will be calling, you need to understand a few things. One, these companies are not looking out for your best interests. Two, they will likely offer a settlement that is less than you deserve. At Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates, we want to make sure you are compensated for the following when another person causes you harm: