Vehicle rollover injury lawyers in Virginia
We’re here to help people hurt in rollover accidents
One particularly dangerous type of motor vehicle accident is the rollover wreck. While rollovers are fairly rare, they often result in more severe injuries than other types of accidents, and they have a higher fatality rate.
Of the approximately 9 million car, pickup truck, van, and SUV accidents that happened in a sample year, only 2 percent were rollovers, according to SaferCar.gov. However, that same year, rollover accidents accounted for more than 35 percent of all passenger vehicle fatalities. That means rollovers resulted in more than 7,600 deaths in just one year.
If you’ve been injured or lost a loved one in a rollover accident in Eastern Virginia, and you suspect it was caused by the negligence of another person, contact the experienced legal team at GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys. Call our Gloucester office at (804) 413-6777 for a free case evaluation. We will go over what happened and see if you’re eligible for compensation.
What causes rollover accidents?
Several factors can contribute to rollover crashes, including:
∗Going off-road can also cause a rollover. A vehicle that veers off the road can hit an object like a tree trunk and turn over. There have also been cases where a vehicle has slid up on a guardrail and tipped over.
Who’s to blame for a rollover accident?
Several different people may be held liable for a victim’s medical bills and other costs because of a rollover accident, including:
- The driver of the vehicle you were riding in
- The driver of the vehicle that hit you
- The manufacturer of the vehicle or a part of the vehicle if it was defective
- The government in charge of designing, building, or maintaining the road where the accident occurred, if the road was defective
If you’ve been injured or lost a loved one in a rollover accident, our experienced Virginia car accident lawyers can help you get the compensation you deserve. At GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys, we have a no-fee guarantee, meaning don’t pay unless we recover money for you. Call us for a free consultation today at (804) 413-6777.
- Rollover Causes - SaferCar.gov
- Epidemiology, Causes and Prevention of Car Rollover Crashes with Ejection
- Rollover Fatality Facts 2017 - IIHS
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