Causes and Damages in a Roll Over Auto Accident in Queens: Explained by Our New York City Personal Injury Lawyers
There are many different types of auto accidents such as head on collisions, rear end crashes, sideswipes, and many others. But one of the most dramatic types of auto accident is a roll over accident. Whether it be a smaller, passenger vehicle or a large 18 wheeler, a roll over auto accident in Queens could result in catastrophic of life-threatening personal injuries. Our New York City personal injury lawyers know how devastating and destructive a roll over accident could be, and we work with victims and their families to recover the compensation that they may deserve for their serious injuries.
Here at Cohen and Cohen Law Group, P.C., we have dedicated our law firm to protecting the rights of our clients. This includes for individuals who have been catastrophically injured due to the reckless, careless, or negligent conduct of another person, business, or government entity. This includes in a roll over auto accident in Queens, where our New York City personal injury lawyers can fight to protect the rights of innocent people injured throughout the five boroughs, Long Island, or anywhere else in New York. Call for a FREE consultation and learn how we can help protect your rights to compensation today.
Causes of Roll Over Auto Accidents
There are many causes of a roll over auto accident. However, there are very few non-negligent causes or excuses. This means that most roll over auto accidents are caused by the reckless, careless, or downright negligent conduct of another. Most roll over auto accidents are preventable if motorists properly exercise reasonable care in the use or operation of the motor vehicle. But far too many motorists fail to exercise this reasonable care, including commercial truck drivers who can cause significant injuries or wrongful death with even the most basic of accidents.
Some of the most common causes of roll over auto accidents include the following:
- Hard braking, especially during turns or when swerving to avoid
- Distracted driving, including cell phone use
- Improper loading of cargo in a commercial vehicle
- Improper lane changes
- Merging onto a highway improperly
- Failing to appreciate the risks of weather conditions, such as snow, ice, sleet, heavy rain, fog, and other conditions that could cause a roll over
- Tire blow outs
- Braking failures
- Failing to avoid large potholes or damage in the roadway
- Mechanical failures
- Drunk driving or drugged driving
- Aggressive driving, and
- Many other common causes.
Injuries from Roll Over Accidents
There are many potential injuries that could be caused by a roll over accident. This includes some of the most devastating and fatal types of injuries, such as crushing injuries which are always triaged higher because of the risk of uncontrollable internal bleeding and blood vessel damage. The most common injuries from roll over accidents include the following:
- Crushing injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) including paralysis
- Neck and back injuries like herniations, annular tears, slipped discs
- Nerve injuries
- Organ injuries
- Significant disfigurement
- Burn injuries, and
- Other common injuries.
Ask Our New York City Personal Injury Lawyers For Help After a Roll Over Auto Accident in Queens Causes You Serious Injury
A roll over accident is a very serious type of accident. Whether another vehicle rolled over onto your vehicle, or you were a passenger in a vehicle that rolled over, or maybe you were the driver of a vehicle that rolled over due to the negligence of another, you may have rights under New York law to protect. Call our experienced New York City personal injury lawyers at the Queens car accident law firm of Cohen and Cohen Law Group, P.C. to learn how we can help protect your rights to compensation under New York law by dialing 800-247-8164 or using our convenient and easy-to-use contact us box available here.