Car & Motor Vehicle Accidents
We serve clients in towns including Kent, Auburn, Federal Way, Des Moines, Renton, SeaTac, Tukwila, Fairwood, Maple Valley, Ravensdale, Covington, and Black Diamond
Car accidents are a leading cause of serious personal injury and wrongful death in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 30,000 people are killed and 1.5 million more are injured in car and truck accidents. Someone dies in a motor vehicle accident every 15 minutes.
For the families of those killed, there is nothing that can replace the loss of a loved one. For those injured and their families, car accidents can cause serious and sometimes permanent injuries.
Common Causes of Car Accident Injuries
Many car accident injuries are a result of one or more of the following:
- Driving while intoxicated or under the influence
- Distracted driving, including distractions from cell phones and texting,
- Dangerous road conditions, which may be as a result of construction zones, traffic signal matters, or impaired view because of obstructions,
- Driver fatigue,
- Driving too fast for conditions, particularly in poor weather conditions,
- Traffic violations, such as speeding and running red lights, and
- Road rage or aggressive driving.
Avoiding Car Accidents
In most cases, car accidents can be avoided by not engaging in the activities on this list. Unfortunately when some drivers decide to drive recklessly, other innocent drivers, motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians pay the price.
Accidents Happen to Innocent People
At Dore Law Group, we know that car accidents happen to innocent people. More importantly, a car accident doesn’t just affect the person injured, it usually also significantly affects the injured person’s family and loved ones. In addition to pain and suffering, accident victims and their families may also suffer lost wages, time off work, and emotional stress from the accident.
When people choose to disregard the standards of safe driving, all of us are put at risk. Each of us, or members of our family, could be the next victim.
How We Help Car Accident Victims and Their Families
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident or a loved one has died due to the reckless or negligent acts of another driver, call us. We have years of experience representing personal injury clients in King County and Washington. With an office centrally located in Kent, we
When a car accident occurs involving death or serious injury, we thoroughly investigate the accident and often work with accident reconsructionists and other professionals to determine all causes that contributed to the accident. In many cases, there is more than one person or cause of the accident. In these cases, we will bring a lawsuit against all of the people responsible for causing the accident, including those who may be responsible for road conditions (if this is a factor).
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident caused by someone else, call us so that we may learn about your case. There is no obligation to use our services, and the initial consultation is free. If you hire our firm, we will work vigorously to prove every aspect of your case and to recover for you the full measure of compensation to which you may be entitled.