Miami Side-Impact Collision Lawyer: Sean M. Cleary

Having an experienced attorney represent you in a side-impact collision shows other parties how serious you are about being adequately compensated for your injuries.

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We understand the mechanics behind side-impact collisions. Severe injury can be attributed to negligent driving, defective auto design, or an auto manufacturing defect.

Sean M. Cleary
Side Collisions

According to data from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS), 242K side-collisions occur every year in the United States. These accidents cause approximately 27K injuries and more than 2,5K fatalities. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reports that in the course of one year, drivers who failed to yield the right of way caused 559 fatal accidents, those who failed to keep in proper lane caused 205 fatal accidents, and those who made improper turns caused 40 accidents. Also, drivers who failed to yield the right of way caused 3.2K incapacitating injuries, those who failed to keep in proper lane caused 695 injuries, and those who made improper turns caused 346 injuries.


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Do I Have to Go to Court to Get a Proper Settlement for My Florida Side Collision Case? »

If the other driver offers a settlement that covers your damages, it is not necessary to go to court over a side collision case, especially if the injuries or damage are minor. Only for more severe cases, or if the settlement is unsatisfying, is court action recommended. An experienced attorney can help you get the most convenient settlement possible.

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Who Will Pay for Damages in a Florida Side Collision Accident? »

In Florida, if you are insured you can recover all damages that result from a side collision car accident from your insurance company, from the other driver's insurance company, or, if the accident happened due to a malfunction in one of the car's components, from the company that made and distributed that component. It is highly recommended to hire a car accident attorney in order to receive the maximum amount of compensation for your damages.

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