When Monday morning hits, most of us are dreading going back to the weekly hustle and bustle. But what happens when a seemingly routine commute turns into chaos and you end up involved in a car accident? After getting medical attention, your next step is to contact a San Francisco car crash attorney. The attorneys at Allegiance Law are the ideal team to handle your car accident case, with years of experience and focus on loyalty to their clients. Well, speaking of a weekly commute turning chaotic take the case this past week when a car overturned on a bridge.
Monday morning commuters had a rough start to the week when traffic was delayed. But, what caused the delay? The answer is a rollover accident. Yes, one of the scariest things you could ever imagine, a rollover accident on a bridge overlooking the water. At the time of this writing, no details had been released as to the cause of the accident or any injuries. We do know that there was a person trapped inside of their vehicle. Traffic into San Francisco was delayed even after the victim was rescued from their vehicle and it was mounted onto a tow truck. It is reported that three lanes were closed during the entire incident.
We understand being involved in a car accident is confusing, especially when it is your first accident. We have a few steps you should take when involved in an accident. The first step is to check yourself and your passengers to see if anyone is hurt. Only do this when possible. Next, call 911 for emergency services and medical assistance if required. Receive medical attention and if possible take photos and videos of the accident scene or have one of your passengers do so. Once you are safe, contact a San Francisco car accident attorney. We will contact all the necessary parties and file paperwork while you focus on getting better and healing. The latest reports show San Francisco had 254 motor vehicle deaths over one year. There are a variety of factors that can contribute to a car accident such as distracted driving, DUI, speeding, failure to yield, failure to signal, road rage, driving without due care/attention, and improper lane changes.
Being involved in a car accident in San Francisco and the surrounding areas can be traumatic and confusing. Injuries can change your seemingly normal life forever, whether it be a spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, neck injury, or a broken bone. Recovery should be your number one priority, let us sift through the rubble and handle the legal aspect of your case. We will seek to obtain compensation for your medical expenses, property damage, pain and suffering, punitive damages, and time off of work. Having a San Fransisco car accident attorney by your side can make all the difference after an accident. Call Allegiance Law today for an initial consultation at 415-404-6395 or by filling out our contact form.