Your first thought when you hit the road each day is not that you could get injured. However, we know that there may be a time when you need a Salt Lake City car crash lawyer. At the Jardine Law Offices P.C., we understand that the careless or negligent actions of other people can cause you or a loved one harm. Our knowledgeable and experienced team will get to work investigating the crash so they can secure the compensation you need today.
What happened in this crash?
We have learned that a recent crash in Salt Lake City has left three people in critical condition and four others suffering from less severe injuries. The crash happened On June 7 at 1000 N. Redwood Road according to officials.
The Salt Lake City Fire Department said that there were three vehicles involved and that all seven injured victims were transported to the hospital. As of writing, this incident is still under investigation, but police say that they believe it looks like “somewhat of a high-speed crash.”
In and around Salt Lake City, we know that the carelessness or negligent behavior of other drivers can cause severe crashes. For the latest reporting year in Utah, there were over 62,000 vehicle crashes. Out of those, there were:
- 26,738 injuries
- 281 deaths
The main causes of crash deaths in the state over a four-year period include:
- Unrestrained occupants
- Drunk drivers
- Failure to yield
- Distracted driver
It is not uncommon for us to see the following injuries as a result of a vehicle crash in Utah:
- Broken and dislocated bones
- Severe lacerations
- Internal organ damage
- Internal bleeding
- Spinal cord injuries
- Whiplash injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
Each of these injuries requires immediate medical care. In many cases, a crash victim needs extensive rehabilitation in order to make a full recovery. This can mean time away from work and a loss of income. On top of the massive medical bills piling in, crash victims and their families often struggle to pay regular household bills as well.
Is it fair that a crash victim is left without compensation if another driver causes a crash?
Do you know how to handle the insurance companies to get the compensation you need?
We are ready to help you today
Please consider seeking legal assistance if you or someone you love has been injured in a vehicle crash that was caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver. At the Jardine Law Offices P.C., we understand that this is a confusing situation, but we will be by your side. We will investigate what happened and move to secure the compensation you deserve, including:
- Coverage of medical expenses
- Recovery of lost wages if you are unable to work
- Pain and suffering damages
- Loss of enjoyment of life damages
- Punitive damages against the negligent party