Sideswipe Car Accidents In Buffalo, New York
The Dietrich Law Firm P.C.'s Team of Top Rated Injury Lawyers Will Fight to Secure the Best Result for a Buffalo, New York Sideswipe Car Accident Personal Injury Accident.
When we drive our cars, we expect that other drivers on the road will proceed with the same care and caution that we take ourselves. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Reckless, distracted and unsafe driving causes collisions every day. Veering into another lane or misjudging the distance between your car and another car can lead to a sideswipe accident which may result in serious injury or death to the occupants of the vehicle. In 2016, the Insurance Information Institute reported that in a study conducted by the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 940 instances of fatal sideswipe collisions were recorded.
If you were injured in a sideswipe car accident in Buffalo, New York; Rochester, New York; Niagara Falls, New York or throughout New York State, that was caused by someone else’s negligence, contact Buffalo, New York car accident lawyer, Jed Dietrich, Esq., today for your free consultation. Since 1999, Jed Dietrich, Esq. has been fighting to get winning results for people who were seriously injured in car accidents. 44 times insurance companies have paid Jed Dietrich, Esq. $1 Million, or more, on behalf of his injured clients.
If you, or a loved one, suffered a serious injury as a result of a sideswipe car accident, you may be entitled to significant compensation. Call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. today at 716-839-3939! Jed Dietrich, Esq. and his team of sideswipe car accident lawyers in Buffalo, New York will carefully investigate your case and aggressively and tenaciously attempt to obtain the best possible result for your sideswipe personal injury accident.
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The National Safety Commission (NSC) describes a sideswipe accident as a collision that “takes place when two vehicles traveling in a parallel manner meet.”
Sideswipe collisions often occur when a driver:
- Drifts out of his or her lane, often as the result of distracted driving;
- Fails to make a safe lane change or merge properly;
- Veers outside of his or her lane because of impairment by drugs or alcohol;
- Overcorrects when reacting to a road hazard;
- Misjudges the distance between their vehicle and another vehicle.
These accidents are common and can occur at any time or in any place. The National Safety Commission estimates 242,000 sideswipe accidents occur every year in the United States, resulting, on average, in 27,000 injuries and 2,500 fatalities.
If you were injured in a sideswipe car accident caused by someone else’s negligence, contact the Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s team of Buffalo, New York sideswipe car accident attorneys today for your free consultation. Every day, Jed Dietrich, Esq. is determined to battle for the best outcome possible after a Buffalo, New York personal injury accident. Contact us today at 716-839-3939.
Sideswipe accidents can cause a variety of serious injuries, including, but not limited to:
- Fractures, especially of arms and legs that are closest to the point of impact;
- Traumatic brain injuries, including concussions;
- Neck and back injuries;
- Spinal cord injuries;
- Seatbelt injuries and lacerations;
- Whiplash injuries; and
Passengers closest to the point of impact are more likely to suffer serious injuries as a result of a sideswipe accident, but the force of the collision can affect anyone in the vehicle.
These injuries can have long-term, serious impacts and they can lead to costly medical bills for treatment, rehabilitation and ongoing care. Long term impacts of sideswipe collisions can include:
- Costly ongoing medical treatment;
- Loss of mobility and independence;
- Missed work and lost wages;
- Permanent scarring or disfiguration;
- Pain and suffering; and
At the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., we understand the impact a sideswipe car accident can have on your life. If you, or someone you love, suffered a serious personal injury in a sideswipe car accident, and that accident was the direct result of another driver’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. Call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. today and let us begin the fight for you! We will always handle your case with care and compassion while fighting diligently to get you the compensation and peace of mind you deserve.
DID YOU SUFFER A SERIOUS INJURY AS A RESULT OF A SIDESWIPE CAR ACCIDENT IN BUFFALO, NIAGARA FALLS, ROCHESTER OR OTHER PARTS OF NEW YORK STATE?
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New York State's Consolidated Vehicle and Traffic Law, Section 1128(a) states, “A vehicle shall be driven as nearly as practicable entirely within a single lane and shall not be moved from such lane until the driver has first ascertained that such movement can be made with safety.”
In other words, a driver should keep his or her car within its lane at all times, unless they can first determine it is safe to change lanes. Unsafe movement into another lane can occur accidentally or on purpose and often results from failure to adequately check blind spots, distracted driving, fatigued or impaired driving, and misjudgments as to the operation of the vehicle.
Regardless of the cause, the driver who unsafely moves or drifts from his or her lane is at fault for a sideswipe accident and should be held accountable for the collision and any resulting damage. Their insurance company may be required to pay for any medical bills and costs incurred as a result of the driver’s negligent behavior. If you, or a loved one, suffered a serious injury or death as a result of a sideswipe accident and that accident was the fault of another driver’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering and wages lost due to missed work.
If you believe you may be entitled to compensation for a sideswipe motor vehicle accident, call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. today. Our team of highly experienced Buffalo, New York sideswipe accident lawyers will investigate your claim to determine if you may be eligible for compensation, and then fight diligently and tenaciously to get you the compensation you deserve. Call us today at 716-839-3939 so that we can begin the fight for you! Claims arising out of personal injury accidents are time-sensitive and require swift investigation. Don’t wait, call Jed Dietrich, Esq. TODAY.
WERE YOU SERIOUSLY INJURED IN A SIDESWIPE CAR ACCIDENT IN BUFFALO, NIAGARA FALLS, ROCHESTER OR OTHER PARTS OF NEW YORK STATE?
CALL JED DIETRICH, ESQ. AND HIS TOP RATED AND HIGHLY EXPERIENCED TEAM AT 716-839-3939 NOW TO GET THE HELP YOU NEED!
Call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. immediately at 716-839-3939 so that our aggressive, tenacious and hardworking personal injury lawyers can fight to obtain the best result for your personal injury claim in Buffalo, New York. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and there is never a fee until we WIN for you!