Mercer County Car Accident Lawyers
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Mercer County, New Jersey is the state's capital county and a hub for culture, education, and commerce. It is home to 366,000 people and five universities and colleges, including Princeton University. Located midway between Philadelphia and New York, the county is a busy thoroughfare for cars, trucks, and other motor vehicles. Businessmen and women as well as other professionals, students, and New Jersey residents flood the county's roads and highways on a daily basis. Unfortunately, however, not all drivers are concerned for the safety of others.
Car accidents are common and often caused by the reckless or negligent actions of others. If you have been injured or have lost a loved one in a car crash that was caused by another's actions, the experienced Mercer County personal injury attorneys at Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. can help. Having dedicated over 20 years to obtaining justice for personal injury and wrongful death victims, we have the practical experience to get you through your difficult situation. For more information, call us for a free consultation at (609) 240-0040.
The Right to Pursue an Accident Claim
Whether you are traveling along the I-95 for half an hour or down Lawrence Road for five minutes, you can be involved in a car accident. While all car accidents may not be predictable, they are preventable. The most important fact to understand after you've been injured in a car crash in Mercer County is that you don't have to face the challenges of recovery on your own. If your accident was caused by the recklessness or negligence of another driver or other party, you have the right to hold them accountable in civil court. By getting the money you need for recovery, you not only obtain justice for the harm you've suffered, but also as a means to protect your future. But how do you know you have a valid claim?
Negligence and At-Fault Parties
There are a variety of accident circumstances which can be considered negligence and deserve legal action. While it is good to verify the validity of your claim with a lawyer, it is always best to have a general idea about whether or not you have the right to file suit. If your injury accident was caused by any of, but not limited to, the following, you may be entitled to file a car accident claim in New Jersey:
- Distracted driving
- Failing to yield the right-of-way
- Dangerous intersection
- Hazardous roadway
- Auto defects
- Drunk driving
Depending on the cause of the accident, a number of different parties may be held responsible for your injuries. A knowledgeable attorney can help you build a strong case against any of the following potentially at-fault parties:
- Other drivers
- State or city agency responsible for road design or upkeep
- Negligent auto manufacturers
Getting the Money You Deserve After an Accident in Mercer County
Recovery after a car accident is difficult without proper compensation. Medical bills, time lost from work, and future medical costs can quickly create debt and a lower quality of life for an innocent victim and their family. At Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C., our Mercer County accident lawyers recognize the challenges facing car crash victims and we are committed to aggressively pursuing justice and fair compensation on our client's behalf. To speak to one of our attorneys, call us at (609) 240-0040 for a free consultation today.
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