Car accidents sometimes occur through no fault of your own, and can involve rear end accidents, side swipe accidents, and intersection accidents. Any accident has the potential to result in injury to the people involved. Car accidents in Washington, D.C. involve a number of issues including insurance laws, overlapping jurisdiction and other complex legal issues. Properly interpreting the law and effectively advocating your position is vital if you want to completely recover the damages from your car accident. Damages for these types of accidents can include property loss, medical costs and lost wages.
Personal injury lawsuits almost always result when someone’s negligence towards another person causes bodily injury or harm. In DC, in order for you to prevail with your personal injury claim, you must prove that you have been injured by another party’s careless or reckless actions or inaction.
At Oropeza Law Firm, LLC., we will provide you with a car accident attorney who will take care of all the interactions between insurance companies so that you can focus on healing and recovery. While you and/or your loved ones recover from your accident, Oropeza Law Firm will be your advocate and represent your interests to all parties involved so that you receive the compensation you deserve for your sufferings – bodily injuries, property damage, lost wages, and pains and sufferings.
We understand the confusion that can follow a car accident, but if you follow the steps below, you could help your car accident attorney to best represent your interests and seek maximum compensation for your sufferings.
An important note related to car accidents in Washington,D.C. is that a claim must be filed within three years of the date of the car accident in order for compensation to be sought and received. If your claim is not filed in time, you will not be able to receive compensation for any damages from the accident, whether they be bodily injuries, property damages, or other pains and sufferings. For this reason, it is important to contact a personal injury attorney or car accident attorney who will be able to represent your interests during this difficult time so that you can move past this incident as quickly as possible and receive the compensation that you deserve.