Every year, vehicle collisions kill or seriously injure millions of Americans. In a serious injury case, the medical bills alone often exceed $100,000. Additionally, most accident victims lose their only source of income and their only mode of transportation. As victims struggle to recover, insurance adjusters often call constantly, demanding settlement.

At Carlson & Jones, our Brainerd car accident lawyers address all these needs. We connect victims with the medical care they need. Furthermore, we collect evidence which supports your claim. Finally, when the case goes to court, we never stop fighting for you. This approach helps our Brainerd car accident lawyers quickly settle most of these claims out of court.

 

First Party Liability

Most vehicle collisions are not “accidents.” Indeed, driver error causes over 90 percent of the car wrecks in Crow Wing County. Frequently, this error involves driver impairment, such as:

  • Alcohol/drug use,
  • Fatigue,
  • Distraction, or
  • Medical condition.

Other times, the driver error is an operational mistake. Examples include speeding, making an illegal turn, and failing to stop at a traffic control device.

Driver impairment usually involves negligence, or a lack of ordinary care. If a lack of care caused the wreck, the negligent driver might be responsible for damages.

Operational mistakes usually involve negligence per se rule. Tortfeasors (negligent drivers) who break safety laws and cause crashes might be liable for damages as a matter of law.

Brainerd Car Accident Lawyers and Third-Party Liability

Frequently, the tortfeasor is not the only party responsible for damages. For example, employers are usually financially responsible for the negligent acts of their employees. And, commercial alcohol providers, like bars and restaurants, are responsible for alcohol-related crash damages, in some cases.

Vicarious liability is important for Brainerd car accident lawyers. Minnesota has one of the lowest auto insurance minimum requirements in the country. Third-party liability gives victims an additional source of recovery.

Hire a Brainerd Car Accident Attorney to Receive Fair Compensation

Being a victim of a car accident can turn your world upside down. Dealing with physical injuries, mental stress, lost income, and rising treatment costs can leave you feeling devastated. It is crucial to know that car crash victims may be entitled to significant compensation. For a free consultation with an experienced Brainerd car accident lawyer, contact Carlson & Jones, P.A. at (855) 215-6862. We will fight to win you justice and the compensation you rightfully deserve. We do not charge upfront legal fees in negligence cases.

 

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