Accident Victims Need a Lawyer Who Understands the Catastrophic Nature of Rollovers 

The size and frame of sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and trucks can make them especially susceptible to rollover accidents. Because rollover accidents can eject passengers or cause the roof of the vehicle to collapse, they are dangerous for all drivers, passengers, and pedestrian bystanders and can result in devastating catastrophic injuries. If you or a loved one are involved in a rollover accident, a lawyer can help you determine: 

Attorneys Richard C. BennettWillam Johnson, and their associates have been representing personal injury victims for over 40 years. Because our firm has earned some of the highest verdicts and settlements in Napa, Oakland, CA, and surrounding areas, we can help you build a strong case and secure the highest compensation possible. Schedule your free consultation by contacting us online or calling us at (805) 438-2952. 

Determining the Cause of a Rollover 

There are many scenarios or driver actions that can lead to a rollover accident. These include: 

However, our firm also represents victims of Ford Explorer rollover accidents. These cases are unique because the rollovers were caused by a defective design and are considered product liability cases. 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released data that showed that rollover accidents accounted for almost 35 percent of all crash-related deaths in 2010 alone. 

Potential Injuries following Your Accident 

As with other car accidents, rollover accidents can lead to superficial lacerations, broken bones, and burn injuries. Because the roof of the vehicle can collapse during the accident and passengers may be ejected from the vehicle following a rollover, these accidents can also lead to devastating, life-threatening injuries including spinal cord injurytraumatic brain injury, and even the death of a loved one

Rollover accidents are the most fatal types of motor vehicle accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released data that showed that rollover accidents accounted for almost 35 percent of all crash-related deaths in 2010 alone

The Role of an Attorney 

In addition to finding out what led to your accident and helping you get the medical care you need, an attorney can help you build your case and determine who is at fault for the accident. The cause of the accident will generally point to the driver or party who is at fault. Attorneys at our firm also provide additional services for clients to help build a stronger case. An attorney can: 

  • Determine whether a car defectdefective roadway, or improper truck loading or other cause led to your rollover 
  • Consult with experts to recreate the accident 
  • Work with life care planners to determine how your injury will affect you for the rest of your life

From the start of your case to the final resolution, our attorneys handle your case firsthand.

Consult with Our Legal Team Today 

If you are involved in a rollover accident, do not let an insurance company settle your case before calling our practice. Through aggressive, but personable representation, our attorneys have recovered over $500 million in compensation for our clients. Although we understand that no amount of money will help you recover from the trauma of a rollover accident or the loss of a loved one, we want to help you start on the road to healing and recovery. To discuss your case with a legal professional during a free case review, contact us online or call us at (805) 438-2952.

Attorneys Richard Bennet and William Johnson

Bennett Johnson, LLP

Attorneys Richard Bennet and William Johnson have practiced law for more than four decades. Since opening Bennett Johnson, LLP, in 1981, our clients have been awarded more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements. They are members of several professional legal organizations, including:

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association

To schedule a free initial consultation, contact us online or call us at (510) 444-5020.

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