Accidents seldom occur when people are driving along on a nice day, focused on the road, following all traffic rules, and unimpaired by lack of sleep, drugs, or alcohol. Unfortunately, factors such as reckless driving, distracted driving, and impaired driving often play a part in accidents. If you are involved in an accident with a reckless driver, it’s crucial to enlist the help of a reckless driving lawyer.
Reckless driving may bring to mind a couple of drivers drag racing down a public street, but it most often involves:
Whether intentional or unintentional, reckless behavior can lead to accidents, especially when other drivers perceive the behavior as intentional and respond aggressively.
If you have been injured by a reckless driver, the attorneys at the Ariel Law Group can advise and help you.
*Unless otherwise noted, the statistics used were compiled here from various sources
Do I need to hire a reckless driving lawyer?
If you have an injury as a result of a reckless driving accident, the short answer is yes. In these cases, it’s best to begin by consulting with a personal injury lawyer with experience dealing with reckless driving cases.
Due to shock and other things that may be on your mind in the immediate aftermath of an accident, injuries aren’t always immediately noticeable. They make take time to appear and when they do, they may cause debilitating pain. This is why it’s crucial to speak with a personal injury lawyer about your options.
If you’ve been in a reckless driving accident that has affected your ability to work, required emergency medical care, or required hospitalization, it’s time to speak to a California personal injury lawyer.
Sticking to this checklist in the event of a reckless driving accident will help you ensure that your rights will be protected and you’ll get the compensation you deserve.
Yes. California is a comparative negligence state, which means that any person involved in a vehicular accident might be responsible for a percentage of the blame.
As your personal injury lawyer, part of our job is to prove that your negligence was as small as possible to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. The comparative negligence principle applies to most personal injury cases in California.
No. According to California law, a person’s immigration status cannot be used against them in civil cases. This includes reckless driving lawsuits.
In addition to this, our attorneys and staff are bilingual in English and Spanish so you can feel comfortable that we will understand the intricacies of your case and keep you informed about what is happening throughout the process.
With 30 years of experience, we have won millions of dollars in compensation to help alleviate the staggering physical, emotional, and financial toll that accidents take on our clients. Our track record of success indicates we know how to fight for our clients.
Our team has a proven 98% success rate and you will not pay any fees until we win your case. Contact us today for a free consultation.
The duration of time it takes to resolve an automobile accident in California might vary greatly depending on the case’s complexity.Generally, if both parties can agree on a settlement amount without involving an insurance company or court proceedings, the process may be completed relatively quickly. Nevertheless, if the parties dispute or an insurance company is involved, it may take longer for a settlement to be achieved. A resolution might take months or even years in some cases. Most car accident settlements in California involve negotiations between the parties and their respective attorneys. During this process, each side will present evidence and arguments in support of their position and attempt to reach an agreement that is satisfactory to both sides.