Lawyers Helping Victims of Head-On Collisions
Our Indiana car accident attorneys help those injured in accidents recover
Any type of car accident can cause serious injuries, but head-on collisions can be especially devastating. These accidents are typically caused by negligence. The experienced car accident attorneys at Vaughan & Vaughan can fight to hold negligent parties responsible and help you recover the financial compensation you need and deserve.
In a head-on collision, the force of impact is doubled as two vehicles are both in motion - sometimes at high speed - when they crash into each other. This greater force of impact can cause extreme damage to both vehicles, leaving drivers and passengers seriously injured. Many times, these injuries are fatal.
People who survive a head-on collision can suffer brain injuries or spinal cord injuries. Recovery from these injuries can take months or even years. Some people are left with a permanent disability.
People injured in head-on collisions may need surgery, imaging tests, diagnostic tests, hospitalization, medication, physical therapy, home medical equipment, home health care and multiple follow-up visits with doctors. Medical expenses can quickly become overwhelming. And victims are often left unable to return to work, losing income as a result.
The drivers who cause head-on collisions are often distracted, texting, asleep at the wheel, or under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. But they typically avoid accepting responsibility for the crash. Proving that their negligence was responsible for your accident can be difficult.
Experienced head-on accident lawyers who get results
Insurance companies often dispute claims involving head-on collisions. That's because there's often a lot of money at stake. Their main interest is keeping profits high, which is why they focus on keeping payouts low. They may challenge the extent of your injuries, or even try to blame you for what happened.
Do you need a lawyer to recover financial compensation? There is no requirement that you have one. But insurance companies have lawyers looking out for their best interests. They handle injury claims regularly and are very skilled in finding ways to justify paying people less than they deserve after an accident.
That's why you need an experienced head-on car accident attorney on your side. Our firm has been helping the injured in Indiana since 1913. We know how to build strong cases to help our clients recover compensation. And we have a strong track record of getting results through negotiated settlements and jury verdicts.
We conduct our own investigation of the crash to find out what really happened. We review police reports, medical records and other documents. We identify and interview witnesses. And if needed, we consult accident reconstruction experts. Our firm focuses on the facts so we can build the strongest case possible.
Our lawyers stand up to insurance companies
When insurance companies see that we are serious about your case, they often are willing to enter settlement negotiations. But we are not interested in making a quick settlement that helps the insurance company save money. We are only interested in a settlement that meets your needs.
The injuries suffered in head-on collisions often require lifelong medical care. Any settlement needs to provide compensation for both past and future medical expenses related to your injuries. We may also seek loss of income and other damages, such as pain and suffering, disability and loss of enjoyment of life.
If the insurance company won't agree to a settlement that works for you, we will be ready to fight them in court, where we have won many significant awards for clients. At Vaughan & Vaughan, it's all about the client. Our goal is to get the best possible outcome for you, no matter how long it takes.
Take prompt action to protect your rights
Don’t delay. While Indiana law allows two years from the date of your accident to take legal action, the fact is that time is not on your side. Valuable evidence can be lost or destroyed. Witnesses may move or forget important details. The sooner we can get started on your case, the better.
If you've been hurt in a head-on collision, contact us as soon as possible. It's important to start building a case before evidence gets lost and memories fade. Call us at 765-742-0056 for a free consultation with an experienced car accident attorney.
We can review the details of your accident and discuss your legal options for recovering financial compensation. We can also answer any questions you have. There’s no cost and no obligation. We just want you to have the information you need to decide what to do next.