T-bone accidents can result in serious bodily harm and extensive property damage for all parties involved.
Unfortunately, many of these accidents are caused by driver negligence and in most instances, could have been prevented.
Have you been injured in a t-bone or side impact accident that was not your fault?
Did you know that you may be eligible to file a damages lawsuit that claims financial compensation for any injuries or losses that you may have incurred in the collision?
At the law offices of Simien & Simien, our attorneys can help you fight for your right to fair and just compensation. What’s happened to you and your loved ones is unacceptable and the driver at-fault needs to be held responsible.
Fill out the Free Case Evaluation form or call us at (800) 374-8422 to get started on your legal claim.
Causes of a Side Impact Accidents
Accidents at intersections are common result when a driver fails to stop for traffic light or sign; when two vehicles crash at an intersection it is known as a t-bone accident. This type of collision is sometimes referred to as a side-impact, broadside or left/right angle crash as well.
However, while these types of accidents primarily occur at these traffic intersections, there are many other reasons why two vehicles may crash at angle.
Some common causes of side impact crashes include:
T-Bone Accident Injuries
Many factors determine the severity of the crash, however, drivers and passengers are much more likely to become injured due to the direct impact of another vehicle. Additionally, auto manufacturers only recently began implementing side impact airbags to better protect consumers which means many victims are still susceptible to serious damages.
Some injuries victims may suffer during a side impact crash include:
In Louisiana there were more than 8,700 of these types of car wrecks reported in 2013, the majority of which led to serious injuries.
Contact our Lawyers Today
When you have been involved in a side impact crash, you need someone on your side who will be an advocate for your rights.
The legal team at Simien & Simien know that car accidents matter and we will work hard to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve if you or a loved one suffered an injury. We are committed to our clients and will provide clear, concise advice on your specific situation.
We have attorneys licensed in both Louisiana and Texas; with appropriate local counsel we can also provide representation in other states as well.
Some local areas in Texas and Louisiana where we have represented clients include:
- Baton Rouge
- Lake Charles
- New Orleans
- Port Allen
Our lawyers are ready to discuss all the side impact collision information you have, explain your legal options and guide you through the claims process.