Kansas City Side Impact Collision Attorneys
When You’re Injured by Another Driver, Our Team Is Here for You
T-boned, sideswiped, or broadsided: Three other ways that refer to side impact collisions. These accidents often result in serious injury and death, since the side of the car does not offer as much protection to those inside. The impact can land on your side of the car or the opposite; while the former is more likely to result in serious injury or death, any side impact collision can send victims to the hospital.
If you or a loved one were hurt in this way, our Kansas City side impact collision attorneys can help you recover the compensation you deserve. We have helped clients recover hundreds of millions after they have faced serious injuries. Whether in negotiations or in a courtroom, our team will fight for you.
Call us at (855) 981-6116 for a free consultation if you were injured in a side impact collision.
Causes of Side Impact Crashes
There are 2 main categories of side impact accidents: sideswipes and broadside collisions. Sideswipes typically occur between vehicles that are traveling the same direction. The driver’s side of one vehicle crashes into the passenger’s side of another while both are moving and can leave anything from a small scratch to extensive frame damage. They may even push the victim into another driver, resulting in a chain of serious injuries.
Sideswipe collisions often happen due to:
- Improper lane changes
- Improper merging behaviors
- Failing to yield right of way
- Drifting into another lane because of fatigue or distraction
Broadside collisions, also known as “T-bone” crashes, happen when the front of one vehicle hits the side of another, causing the shape of a T. This type of side impact collision typically occurs when 2 vehicles enter an intersection at the same time.
Broadside collisions may be caused by:
- Failing to yield right of way when driving through an intersection
- Failing to pay attention to or obey street signs and traffic signals
- Failing to check for oncoming traffic before turning into an intersection
- Distracted driving
- Speeding or reckless driving
Accidents can happen so fast that, even if you know you weren’t at fault, it can be hard to tell what was. Don’t let an insurer take advantage of your uncertainty: Call our team in to protect your right to compensation.
More Than 45 Years of Collective Experience on Your Side
If you have been involved in a side impact crash, having a skilled attorney team to fight for you is essential. We can investigate your accident and collect physical evidence to establish the at-fault party, thereby bolstering your case. Our team will work closely with you to develop a relentless and customized legal strategy.
Car accidents can cause injuries that change lives, and those impacted deserve a chance to get back on their feet. Accident victims may be able to recover the costs of medical bills, lost wages, property damage, pain and suffering, projected future medical needs, and more. We are here to protect your right to this compensation against insurers who will try to decrease the amount of money you receive.
If you’re looking for a caring and dedicated legal team, call our Kansas City office today at (855) 981-6116. Our attorneys are here to help you pursue justice.
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