Vehicle accidents can be incredibly terrifying for drivers and passengers. This is especially true for rollover crashes. A Virginia rollover car accident often results in severe injuries for those involved. If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a rollover crash caused by the actions of another driver, contact the team at Randall Page, P.C., for help with your case today. Our Virginia car accident lawyers have extensive experience helping clients throughout Virginia, including the Courtland, Suffolk, Emporia, and Lawrenceville areas. Let us get to work helping you secure the compensation you are entitled to.
According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, there were 128,172 total vehicle crashes reported across the Commonwealth during the latest reporting year. Out of these incidents, there were 827 fatalities and 65,708 injuries. However, rollover crashes are usually much more severe than other vehicle accidents.
First, we need to point out that rollover crashes are not the most common type of accident. According to data available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), only around 2.1% of all crashes in the US are classified as rollover incidents (during a recent reporting year). However, those incidents were the cause of 35% of all traffic fatalities that year.
Vehicle crashes can occur in a variety of ways, and they involve multiple vehicles or even single vehicles. There are various conditions that can increase the chance of a rollover accident, including hazardous weather such as heavy rain or icy roadways. SUVs, light trucks, and vans also have a higher risk of rolling over in the event they are involved in an accident.
However, when we investigate these incidents, we often discover that the careless or negligent actions of a driver lead to horrendous rollover crashes. This can include:
Our Virginia rollover crash attorneys regularly help clients who have sustained significant injuries in these incidents, including the following:
If you or somebody you love has been injured in a rollover accident caused by another driver in Virginia, seek legal assistance today. At Randall Page, P.C., we are dedicated to helping ensure that our clients receive the compensation they are entitled to for their losses. This can include:
When you need a Virginia rollover car accident lawyer, our team is here for you. If you are in the Courtland, Suffolk, Emporia, and Lawrenceville areas, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling 757-517-8956.