Automobile Accidents

The Hamideh Firm, P.C. represents victims throughout California who have suffered injuries from Automobile accidents due to the negligence of others.    

If you or a loved one has been involved in an automobile accident, contact experienced personal injury lawyers at The Hamideh Firm, P.C. online or by calling (310) 556-9687.  

Common injuries resulting from automobile accidents include:

Common causes of automobile accidents resulting from driver negligence are:

Distracted Drivers

Distracted drivers cause between 25 and 50 percent of car accidents.  Common driver distractions include driver fatigue, looking at scenery, talking on cell phone, texting while driving, distracted by other passengers or children, adjusting the radio, and reading the newspaper, books, maps, or other documents, among others.  It is a driver’s responsibility to drive safely.  Negligent driving can lead to catastrophic consequences for innocent third-parties, passengers, by-standers, pedestrians, and drivers.   

Driver Fatigue

Drowsy driving accounts for approximately 100,000 car accidents per year according to the U.S. National Traffic Safety Administration.  Driver fatigue is causes be a lack of quality of sleep, driving when one would normally be sleeping (e.g. from 1 a.m. to 6 p.m.), length of time from performing a task which makes a person tired, sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, and drowsiness from medication. 

Symptoms of drowsy driving include constant yawning, drifting over lanes, sore eyes, trouble keeping head upright, delayed reactions, daydreaming, and variations in driving speed, all of which can result in a car accident with catastrophic consequences and serious injuries to innocent third-person as well as the driver.

Aggressive Driving

Aggressive driving is another form of reckless driving which leads to car accidents.  Eamples of aggressive driving include aggressive tailgating, aggressive or rude gestures, deliberately preventing another driver from moving their vehicle, verbal abuse, physical assaults, disregarding traffic signals, changing lanes frequently or in an unsafe manner, and failure to yield the right of way.  These examples of aggressive driving lead to car accidents, which lead to catastrophic injuries. 

For further information about your car accident case and to discuss your injury claim with an experienced and dedicated Los Angeles injury lawyer, please do not hesitate to contact The Hamideh Firm, P.C. online or by calling (310) 556-9687.  

 

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