Vehicle accidents are not uncommon in and around the Rutherfordton area. Often, these accidents are relatively minor, and victims receive settlements relatively quickly. However, that is not always the case. There are times when severe accidents occur that are caused by the negligence of other drivers. In some cases, injury and property damage victims struggle to recover the compensation they deserve. At Price Petho & Associates P.L.L.C., our team is standing by to help if you need a car accident attorney. We have the resources necessary to fully investigate your claim and help secure the compensation you are entitled to.
Car accidents can result in severe injuries
According to data available from the North Carolina Department of Transportation, we can see that there were more than 285,000 total vehicle crashes during the latest reporting year across the state. Out of these incidents, 1,470 people lost their lives and more than 125,000 sustained non-fatal injuries. In our area, the DOT shows that there were more than 1,400 total vehicle crashes that occurred inside Rutherford County. Out of these incidents, 653 resulted in injuries for our residents.
At Price Petho & Associates P.L.L.C., our Rutherfordton vehicle accident lawyers regularly help clients who have sustained the following injuries as a result of these incidents:
- Broken and dislocated bones
- Severe sprains and strains
- Significant contusions
- Internal organ damage
- Internal bleeding
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord trauma
- Other severe back and neck injury
- Lacerations or puncture wounds
Additionally, we also help clients who have sustained significant emotional and psychological trauma as a result of the initial crash and their subsequent injuries.
Determining liability after a car accident in Rutherfordton
At Price Petho & Associates P.L.L.C., our team has the resources necessary to prove liability in the aftermath of these cases. We work diligently to uncover any evidence that will help your case, including the following:
- Photographs were taken at the scene of the crash
- Surveillance footage from cameras on nearby homes or businesses
- Statements from eyewitnesses to the crash
- Vehicle “black box” data
- Mobile device data
- Accident reports and police reports
Additionally, our attorneys work closely with trusted medical and economic professionals who can conduct a complete evaluation of our client, ensure the client is on the path to recovery, and help calculate the total expected losses.
Call our Rutherfordton car accident lawyer today
If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a car accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver, contact the team at Price Petho & Associates P.L.L.C. for help today. Our attorneys have extensive experience handling vehicle accident claims throughout North Carolina, and we understand what it takes to obtain maximum compensation for your losses. This can include coverage of your:
- Medical bills caused by the accident
- Lost income if you are unable to work
- General household out-of-pocket expenses
- Property damage losses
- Pain and suffering damages
- Loss of quality of life damages