In Vermont, motor vehicle accidents are a shockingly regular occurrence. Every year, countless individuals lose their lives due to the mistakes of reckless drivers. Countless more are seriously injured or even left with permanent disabilities. It can all happen in an instant, no matter how diligent and careful a driver you might be. One person’s mistake puts everyone else at risk and the price of such an error is often tragically high.
No one should have to suffer for someone else’s negligence resulting in an accident, yet this is exactly what happens to innumerable crash victims in Vermont each year. All you can do is focus on your recovery and keep track of the details of the incident in case you decide to take legal action.
You might be able to recover some of the costs associated with the incident, relieving a portion of the financial strain such events can cause. A successful claim might cover repairs to your vehicle, medical bill, wages lost during your recovery, and pain & suffering. Each case is unique, however, so the amount you receive will be determined with respect to the details of your accident.
If you or a loved one has been harmed in an accident on the road, you may be facing confusing decisions and the entire process may seem like a burden at a time when you just want to focus on your recovery. Fortunately, our attorneys may be able to support you as you explore your options and pursue the compensation you deserve. We can guide you through the legal processes and represent you when making your claim.
The attorneys at Jarvis, McArthur & Williams are experienced Vermont auto accident attorneys and have represented hundreds of individuals injured or killed in:
- Automobile (car) accidents
- Tractor-trailer accidents
- Truck accidents
- Bus accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- ATV accidents
Victims of car accidents commonly suffer injuries including broken bones, internal injuries, facial disfigurement, scarring, whiplash and traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries.
If you, a member of your family, or friend have suffered injuries or been killed as a result of a truck accident, car accident, motorcycle accident, ATV accident or S.U.V. accident, the personal injury attorneys at Jarvis, McArthur& Williams will be happy to evaluate your case. Please contact an attorney at Jarvis, McArthur & Williams today at (802) 658-9411
The Vermont personal injury attorneys at Jarvis, McArthur & Williams will aggressively represent you and help you understand the intricacies of a personal injury claim if you, a loved one or a friend are injured or killed in a car accident or truck accident as a result of someone else’s negligence or criminal behavior, such as a DUI/DWI.
Beyond the law which applies to all Vermont personal injury claims, the law governing personal injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents (including automobiles, cars, buses, trucks, motor cycles) can be found in Vermont’s safety statutes (23 V.S.A. § 1031, et al.) and Vermont case law. Generally, drivers are required to exercise reasonable care under the circumstances in their operation of motor vehicles. Violation of Vermont’s safety statutes constitutes a rebuttable presumption of negligence.
Please contact the personal injury attorney’s at Jarvis, McArthur & Williams for further information. (802) 658-9411.