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Determining Liability for Injuries after a Parking Lot Collision

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Determining Liability for Injuries after a Parking Lot Collision

September 25, 2022
By Lafferty Gallagher Scott

Most people do not think that they could be hurt when cars collide in a parking facility. While it’s true that most of these collisions do not result in severe injuries, it is possible to suffer contusions, broken bones, lacerations, and bruises as a result. If you have been injured in a car accident in a parking garage or paid lot, you could be entitled to receive monetary compensation through an auto accident claim

Accident Liability

When an accident happens, it is usually caused by one driver’s negligence or reckless behavior. One driver typically has the right-of-way while the other does not. 

The first step in an injury case is to establish liability. Once liability is determined, the next step is to determine negligence. Negligence is the failure to act in a careful manner, particularly when knowing that their actions could cause harm.

Serious Accidents

Nobody expects to get into an accident and when one happens, it can be a traumatic experience. This can be especially true if you are badly hurt. Head injuries are one of the most common injuries that happen as the result of a vehicle accident. Head trauma can be severe and it requires immediate medical attention. If you have been in an accident that caused you to hit your head, do not delay in going to the hospital for emergency medical care. Some signs of trauma do not show up immediately, yet the impact could have caused brain trauma that will manifest later. 

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney

If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident that was caused by another party’s negligence, you might be able to receive monetary compensation for your medical expenses and other losses. Do not delay in speaking with a qualified attorney as soon as possible after the accident. Your lawyer will analyze your case to determine the best way to proceed and will answer any questions you have. Contact Lafferty, Gallagher & Scott, LLC to schedule a consultation with an experienced personal injury attorney today.

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