Car accidents are one of the most common causes of serious injuries around the country. There are several rules and regulations of the road in place to prevent them, but regardless, a lot of times they are ignored. If you have been injured due to another party ignoring the rules of the road, there is a good chance you will be entitled to receive financial compensation. If you have questions about the process of filing a claim, here are some of the answers you may be looking for:
What are the different types of car accidents?
- Low-speed collisions: These generally occur in parking lots or other places where there is a high concentration of cars. For example, if a car backs into you in a shopping center parking lot, this would most likely be considered a low-speed collision.
- Rear-end collisions: These are the most common type of car accidents, and they occur when a car strikes the car in front of it. If you are the stricken or rear-ended car, it is almost never your fault, and if you were injured as a result of a rear-end crash, there is a very good chance you will be able to recover compensation.
- Collisions at intersections: These crashes are commonly known as T-Bone crashes, and they may occur when one motorist is attempting to go through a yellow light while another motorist going in the opposite direction is making a left turn at the same time.
- Single-vehicle collisions: These usually occur during inclement weather conditions, such as heavy snow. If your car hits black ice, slides off the road and into a telephone pole, it would be considered a single-vehicle collision.
How do I recover compensation following a car accident in Maryland?
When filing a personal injury claim, one of the most important things you can do is hire an experienced attorney who will fight for the compensation you deserve. However, there are also a few things you can do on your own to boost your chances of winning your claim. For example, obtaining photographic or video evidence of the incident is one of the most helpful things you can do. Additionally, eyewitness testimony and medical documentation of the injuries you have sustained may also be provided to the court in order to help verify your claim.
Contact our experienced Maryland firm
If you have been injured in an accident and wish to speak with an attorney about your best course of action, contact the Law Offices of Albers & Associates today.
Albers & Associates is comprised of experienced personal injury, criminal defense, and family law attorneys. Our firm is proud to serve clients in Baltimore, Maryland. If you require strong legal representation that will fight to protect your future, contact the attorneys at Albers & Associates to schedule a consultation.