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You may think of serious and potentially life-threatening car accidents as incidents that generally involve multiple vehicles. At Naqvi Injury Law, our experience as Las Vegas car accident injury attorneys has taught us that one of the most common types of potentially deadly accidents involves single-vehicle rollovers. Rollover accidents can occur in any type of car, truck, or sport utility vehicle that is top heavy. While they generally do not involve collisions with other motorists the way a traditional car accident might, the injuries that result can be severe.
When these types of accidents do occur, our award-winning legal team can help you identify the underlying causes. At Naqvi Injury Law, we pride ourselves on the fact that we have never lost a case, and part of what has earned us the honor of being named as ‘Best of Las Vegas’ among personal injury attorneys is knowing how to get compensation for victims and their loved ones in even the most complex situations.
How Rollover Accidents Occur
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), rollover accidents accounted for less than three percent of the estimated nine million car accidents involving passengers vehicles, trucks, SUVs, and vans that occurred during 2010. Despite the relatively small number, rollovers resulted in roughly 35 percent of all traffic fatalities.
Rollover accidents generally occur in trucks and SUVs that are taller, narrower, and more top heavy than other types of vehicles, in which the higher center of gravity makes them more susceptible to rolling over under certain conditions. Common types of rollover accidents include:
- Tripped rollovers: The most common type of rollover, these occur when a vehicle swerves off the road and either hits a curb or guardrail, runs its tire into soft dirt or gravel, or lands on a slope.
- Un-Tipped rollovers:Less common, these generally occur in top-heavy vehicles traveling at high speed during collision avoidance maneuvers, such as speeding or slamming on the brakes to avoid hitting another vehicle.
Either of these types of rollover accidents can occur due to reckless driving behaviors such as speeding, distracted driving, driving under the influence, or tailgating other vehicles. They can also be the result of defects within the vehicle itself. At Naqvi Injury Law, our experience in handling more than 4,000 different types of car accident claims helps us to get to the root cause behind these accidents and the serious injuries that result.
Rollover Accidents and Injuries
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reports that in many states, single vehicle accidents are now more common than multi-vehicle collisions. In Nevada, of the nearly 350 motor vehicle deaths that occurred in 2015, more than half resulted from single vehicle accidents, and rollover accidents are often to blame.
The NHTSA reports that rollovers are typically more violent than other types of accidents, They generally involve contact between the driver, the road, and the vehicle, resulting in more severe and potentially life-threatening injuries, including the following:
- Broken bones and multiple fractures;
- Severe cuts and burns, due to being thrown from the vehicle;
- Abdominal injuries, involving damage to the lungs, spleen, and other internal organs;
- Back and neck injuries, including fractured vertebrae and spinal cord damage;
- Head injuries, including severe concussions, skull fractures, and traumatic brain injury.
At Naqvi Injury Law, our Las Vegas car accident injury attorneys understand the serious ramifications these injuries can have on victims and other family members. Extensive, ongoing hospitalization may be required, and drastic changes in lifestyle may need to be implemented. There may be the need for home health aides and continuous care, while you may have to install special ramps and fixtures to account for disabilities.
How Our Las Vegas Car Accident Attorneys Can Help
When catastrophic injuries and fatalities occur as the result of rollover accidents, our Las Vegas injury attorneys are here to provide the support and legal protection you need. Insurance settlements against at fault drivers often fail to account for a considerable portion of the damages you and your family have suffered, while automotive manufacturers are adept at avoiding claims.
In cases like these, you need the experienced representation our team of attorneys at Naqvi Injury Law can provide. We have received the highest recommendation from Martindale, a rating service comprised of attorneys and judges. This means that we are adept at handling cases involving complex litigation, such as rollover accidents, and we pride ourselves on having never lost a case. We are even building our own courtroom in our office building where we can hold mock trials and conduct focus groups, which will give us an added advantage in seeking the maximum amount of compensation in your case. Types of damages you may be entitled to under the Nevada Revised Statutes include:
- Medical expenses, which include diagnostic testing and treatments, medications, medical devices, and home health aides;
- Lost wages, including future losses in income and benefits;
- Compensation for pain, suffering, mental anguish, and loss of enjoyment of life for victims and family members;
- Punitive damages, meant to punish at fault parties for conduct that was particularly willful and reckless.
Reputations Are Earned, Not Given
Our law firm’s founding attorney — Farhan Naqvi has handled hundreds of complicated auto accident cases, including:
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Drunk driver accidents
He started his career as an insurance defense attorney many years ago and later joined one of the largest personal injury law firms in Nevada where he often litigated more than 200 cases simultaneously. His strong experience with insurance companies & accident law is the foundation of our boutique law firm. We devote ample resources & time to obtaining maximum compensation for accident victims.
Contact Our Las Vegas Car Accident Attorneys Today
When the unexpected happens and a rollover accident occurs, contact Naqvi Injury Law to ensure your rights are protected. We provide an honest appraisal on the merits of your case and the types of compensation you may be entitled to, with no hidden or upfront fees.
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