Orlando SUV Rollover Accident Attorney
Have you been injured in an SUV rollover crash? We can help! We are experienced SUV accident lawyers helping victims in Central Florida.
SUV Rollover Accident Lawyer
In Orlando, Florida sport utility vehicles (SUVs) along with “Crossover” vehicles and large vans make up a large volume of the traffic on our roadways. These vehicles have risen in popularity in past years and have become a serious concern in regards to safety. Many injuries have occurred because these vehicles are susceptible to rollovers. Rollovers can be either single-vehicle accidents or a rollover can be caused by a collision with another vehicle. Even with the advancements in electronic stability control systems, rollover accidents occur more frequently in SUVs than cars. Studies by the “National Highway Traffic Safety Administration” show that SUVs in fatal crashes roll over about 33% of the time. Studies show that cars and vans roll over only 17% of the time. Many people ask “why is this?” Many of the popular SUVs are designed using a short and narrow wheelbase, higher center of gravity with higher ground clearance. This makes these types of vehicles top-heavy and therefore can easily tip over. In 2011, 55% of SUV drivers and passengers who died in auto accidents were involved in a rollover accident.
Common Injuries in Rollover Accidents
Rollover accidents commonly result in very severe and many times life-threatening injuries such as broken and fractured bones, back and neck injuries, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injuries. In many rollover accidents, the vehicle occupants tend to be partially or fully ejected during the accident.
Roof Crush & Fires in Rollover Accidents
One major issue with SUVs is that when they roll over, the roof of the vehicle many times is not strong enough to sustain the entire weight of the vehicle, and the roof collapses. Many serious injuries and deaths can be attributed to SUV roof failure, roof crushing, or roof pillar collapsing. If it can be shown and proven that a defective design contributed to the roof crush and the subsequent injuries, the manufacturer can be held liable for the injuries suffered by the vehicle occupants. At The Jaspon Firm, Jeremiah Jaspon will investigate your SUV rollover case, he has relationships with expert witnesses and specialists and will use all his resources to demonstrate any possible design flaws in the vehicle and how these flaws contributed to catastrophic injuries or death.
In SUV rollovers many times these accidents result in vehicle fires. When the SUV turns over its gas tank or fuel lines frequently become damaged causing fuel to leak. It is very commonplace for serious physical injuries to occur as a result of SUV rollover fires.
Vehicle safety advocates have been working hard to get the federal government to help stop SUV rollover accidents by mandating different types of improvements in SUV’s and other crossover and large vans which all have a long history of rollover occurrences. The government has been very slow in taking action on such mandates which would possibly protect many rollover accident victims.
Experienced Representation for Orlando Rollover Accidents
If you or a loved one has been injured in a rollover accident, you should seek legal advice as soon as possible. Many times these accidents have long-term ramifications, and it is extremely important that you have the best guidance and legal advice for you and your family. Jeremiah Jaspon is a skilled and knowledgeable personal injury attorney who heads up The Jaspon Firm. He has the experience and full understanding of all the laws that govern auto accidents in the state of Florida. Jeremiah Jaspon is an Orlando personal injury lawyer who can accurately assess your accident case and can represent you and protect your rights. When you or a family member is injured, you need a skilled attorney working vigorously working on your behalf.
At The Jaspon Firm, we will fight for the compensation you will need for medical expenses, lost income and or wages, and other damages following a rollover accident. We will deal with insurance companies and will investigate every aspect of your accident. We are the legal experts and that’s what we do. We provide you the peace of mind that the legal issues regarding your accident will be handled professionally and timely. We do this so you can focus on healing and recovering from your injuries.
Rollover accidents are devastating and the types of injuries change lives. They are tragic and costly. Following these types of accidents, you or a family member may be partially or permanently disabled and require around-the-clock care or months of rehabilitation. Just the injuries and recovery are more than most families can endure. You need help, and at The Jaspon Firm, we understand the strains such accidents bring. We can and will recover financial settlements for you and your family. We are compassionate and understand the stress this brings you and your loved ones. We will work hard on all aspects of your legal recovery case to ensure you and your family is able to heal and recover. You only have one chance at financial recovery. With The Jaspon Firm leading the legal fight, it will be well managed and very structured. We will fight to recover the maximum allowed by law for your injuries and damages.
Contact an Orlando Florida Rollover Accident Attorney Today
If you would like to receive more information or would like to discuss your injury, please call and Jeremiah Jaspon would be very happy to discuss your case personally. We provide no-obligation consultations and it costs nothing to hire us to represent you. We get paid on a contingency basis. This means you don’t pay anything until we settle or win your case. Call or contact our office today. We can and will help you.
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