Car accidents are a leading cause of injury and death nationwide. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 6,296,000 traffic crashes causing 35,485 fatalities and injuring 2,443,000 people in the U.S. in a recent year.
If you have been hurt in a car accident that was someone else’s fault, call Faulkner Law Offices today. We serve Bakersfield, California as tough advocates for injured people.
We are a family-run firm and understand the importance of taking care of each other and each client’s unique needs. Our attorneys have been successfully representing injured people since 1974. We operate on a contingency-fee basis, which means you pay us no legal fees until we win your case.
If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, it is in your best interests to consult with an experienced personal injury attorney. Insurance adjusters will attempt to diminish the value of your damages in an effort to save the company money. Without knowledgeable representation by an experienced legal professional, you may spend a great deal of time and effort to end up with a settlement that does not fully compensate you for your injuries.
Traffic crashes can occur for a number of reasons, including poor road conditions and vehicle manufacturer defects. Most car accidents, however, are caused by driver error. Common causes include:
Knowing what to do after a car accident can help protect your rights and assist you in pursuing a personal injury claim:
At Faulkner Law Offices, our Bakersfield personal injury lawyers are not intimidated by large companies. We are willing to take your case to trial if the insurance company refuses to offer a fair settlement. Contact us today if you have been injured in a car accident caused by someone else’s negligence.