Accident Lawyer in Tampa Representing Auto Accident Victims Throughout Florida
Head-on collisions are one the most dangerous types of auto accidents and can leave those involved with serious, permanent injuries such as brain damage, spinal cord injuries, paralysis or death. At the Capaz Law Firm, we handle a wide range of accident cases and can help you seek the compensation you need to cover the cost of your injuries and hold the at-fault driver accountable for their negligence.
What is a Head-on Collision?
A head-on collision refers to a collision where the front of one vehicle crashes into the front of another vehicle while both vehicles are traveling in opposite directions.
What Causes a Head-on Collision?
Head-on collisions are caused when a driver enters a one-way road in the wrong direction or drifts into the lane of oncoming traffic. From distracted driving to falling asleep at the wheel, many situations can lead to a head-on collision. Drivers who cause head-on collisions are often lost, confused or distracted. Whether they are using their cell phone to talk or text, are trying to find directions or read a map, or are simply not paying attention for other reasons, distracted drivers cause head-on collisions that cost many innocent people their lives each year.
In some instances, a driver may have purposely driven the wrong way in an attempt to avoid or bypass traffic or construction. These foolish attempts to find shortcuts put everyone on the road in danger and often end in disaster. Head-on collisions are also caused by drowsy driving. Drowsy drivers often suffer from slowed reaction times or may even fall asleep involuntarily for a few seconds (called a microsleep) and drift into the lane of oncoming traffic. Lastly, drivers who are intoxicated by drugs and alcohol can cause head-on collisions.
Regardless of what caused the accident, those who injure or kill others due to reckless, careless or negligent behavior should be held accountable for the injuries they cause.
Contact an Accident Lawyer in Tampa
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a head-on collision caused by someone else’s negligence, you have a right to hold them accountable for your injuries. With a personal injury lawsuit, you may seek compensation for your injuries including current and future medical bills, lost income, loss of earning capacity, property damage and more. You may also seek funeral expenses in the event of a wrongful death. Contact an accident lawyer in Tampa at the Capaz Law Firm to discuss your case now. We will thoroughly investigate your case and help you help seek the justice you deserve. Call (813) 440-2700 for your free consultation.
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