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Car Accident Attorneys in Charleston

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To say car accidents are dangerous would be a gross understatement. In 2018 alone, there were 33,654 fatal motor vehicle crashes in the United States, in which 36,560 deaths occurred, according to the Federal Highway Administration. Car accidents can occur anywhere- on residential streets, highways, clustered freeways, or in town. Whatever the setting, these accidents can be extremely dangerous under the right circumstances, and may even result in catastrophic or deadly injuries. Unfortunately, many of these incidents are preventable.

If you or your loved one was injured in a car accident caused by someone else’s negligence or mistake, our firm wants to hear from you.

Let CR Legal Team Help You

At CR Legal Team , our committed attorneys have won more than $500 million in settlements and verdicts on behalf of our deserving clients.

But, more importantly, we’ve earned more than 5,000 five-star reviews from our clients, proving that we’re more than just a firm, we’re a group of compassionate, committed legal advocates dedicated to doing what’s right.

We believe in standing up for the wrongly injured, and if you think you have a car accident case of any type, we want to hear from you.

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Call (866) 691-0607 today to discuss your case with our Charleston car accident attorneys. We offer free initial consultations.

Types of Motor Vehicle Accident Cases We Represent

Our team at CR Legal Team can help with a variety of motor vehicle accident cases, including, but not limited to:

Don’t see your case listed above? Reach out to our team today to discuss your situation with our Charleston attorneys. We have several decades of experience helping motor vehicle crash victims, and we have the resources to handle complex and challenging cases.

Car Accident Statistics Everyone Should Know

When it comes to protecting yourself from a dangerous car accident, there’s only so much you can do if other drivers don’t do their part. That said, keeping informed is one of the best ways to either arm yourself against potential dangers, or spot problematic issues after an accident has already occurred.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, here’s a few valuable car accident statistics everyone should know:

  • An average of 6 million car accidents occur every year.
  • About 3 million people are injured in car accidents each year.
  • More than 90 people die in car accidents in the U.S. daily.
  • Wearing a seatbelt can decrease your risk of injury by 50%.
  • 72% of all car accidents result in property damage.
  • 40% of all deadly car accidents are caused by alcohol.
  • 33% of all deadly car accidents are caused by reckless driving.
  • You are 23 times more likely to crash while texting and driving.
  • More than 9 people are killed each day in accidents involving distracted driving.

Common Car Accident Injuries

Car accidents can cause minor, moderate, or severe injuries. Our team has worked on cases involving all types of different car accident injuries. We will Stand Up For You to make sure you get the fair compensation required to recover.

Common car accident injuries include:

  • Spinal injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Internal organ damage
  • Lacerations
  • Road rash
  • Burns

Mental health injuries can also be caused by a car accident. Living with anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be just as damaging as a serious physical injury. We will give you a safe space to discuss the full extent of your injuries, including mental health concerns. With a full understanding of your injuries, we can better determine how much compensation you are owed.

What You Should Do After an Accident

After a car accident, you should call 911 to get medical attention for you and anyone else who might need it. Next, you must exchange contact and insurance information with the other driver or drivers. Get the contact information of passengers, pedestrians, and bystanders, too. Take pictures of the car accident. Lastly, you should contact CR Legal Team to protect your rights as an injured driver.

What Damages Can You Recover From A Car Accident Lawsuit?

In a car accident lawsuit, you may be eligible to recover various types of damages, depending on the specific circumstances of your case. Here are some common types of damages that can be pursued:

  • Medical expenses: This includes the cost of medical treatment, hospital stays, surgeries, medications, rehabilitation, and future medical expenses related to the accident.
  • Lost wages: If the accident caused you to miss work or resulted in a loss of earning capacity, you can seek compensation for the income you would have earned during that time.
  • Property damage: You can recover the cost of repairing or replacing your vehicle, as well as any other damaged personal property.
  • Pain and suffering: This refers to the physical and emotional distress experienced as a result of the accident and its aftermath.
  • Emotional distress: If the accident caused significant emotional trauma, such as anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), you may be entitled to compensation for the psychological impact.
  • Loss of consortium: In some cases, the spouse or family members of the injured person may be able to seek damages for the loss of companionship, support, and intimacy resulting from the accident.
  • Punitive damages: In certain situations where the at-fault party's actions were particularly egregious, punitive damages may be awarded to punish the responsible party and deter similar conduct in the future.

Consulting with a car accident attorney is essential to understand your rights, assess the potential damages in your case, and navigate the legal process to seek fair compensation.

CR Legal Team Stands Up For You

Filing a car accident claim is a complex process, especially when you are recovering from serious injuries. The challenges you face can multiply if the auto insurance company is more focused on protecting its interests than your well-being.

Let CR Legal Team handle your car accident claim, step by step, such as:

  • Handling all communications with the auto insurance provider.
  • Sending in-house investigators to research your car accident.
  • Gathering evidence to show that the other driver caused the crash.
  • Calculating the damages owed to you like medical costs and lost wages.
  • Delivering a demand letter to the insurance company that outlines your losses.
  • Filing a claim if the demand letter is not returned with a fair settlement.
  • Engaging in settlement negotiations.
  • Processing the settlement for you.
  • Extend your case to trial if a settlement is not reached.

At CR Legal Team, we take away the worry. Our firm is here to help you deal with auto insurance companies and file a claim. When you are with us, you become part of the CR Family.

We’re All Traveling the Same Road – Let’s Move Forward Together

If you’re dealing with mounting medical bills, loss of wages, insurance issues, and other problems related to a motor vehicle accident caused by someone else’s carelessness, our firm is here to help. We believe in doing what’s right, which is why we are committed to helping injured individuals seek justice and compensation from negligent parties. We’ve been doing this for more than 30 years, and our knowledgeable legal team is passionate about fighting for the injured. If you think you have a case, we want to hear from you.

Call (866) 691-0607 today to discuss your Charleston car accident injury case with our attorneys.

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