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Car Accident Attorneys in Los Angeles

Being involved in a car accident can be a very scary and overwhelming experience for anyone. Different factors contribute to car accidents, such as texting, intoxicated drivers, reckless driving, inexperienced drivers, and so much more! Our team at Carpenter & Zuckerman is here to help you through the process of filing a claim, gathering evidence, and getting you the settlement you deserve. 

Victims who were injured by negligent drivers may be entitled to compensation for their medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured in a car accident, don’t wait to get legal representation from an experienced personal injury lawyer.

Call us today at (888) 484-2033 or fill out our online form for a free consultation.

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We passionately pursue justice for injured people and are available 24/7. Contact CZ Law today to find out how we can assist you.

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Carpenter & Zuckerman is a leading personal injury law firm founded on the principle that justice for injured people takes precedence over corporate profits. CZ Law has the resources and legal expertise to fight powerful insurance carriers and corporations that do everything they can to limit their liability.

Common Causes of Car Accidents

Car accidents are a major concern worldwide, leading to injuries, fatalities, and significant economic costs. Understanding the common causes can help in prevention and improving road safety. Here are some of the most frequent causes of car accidents:

  • Distracted Driving: Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents. This includes taking eyes off the road to read or send messages, handling food or beverages while driving, changing the radio, air conditioning, or other car controls., as well as engaging in conversations that take attention away from driving.
  • Speeding: Exceeding the speed limit or driving too fast for road conditions can lead to accidents. Speeding reduces the driver’s ability to react to sudden changes and increases the severity of crashes.
  • Drunk Driving: Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs impairs judgment, coordination, and reaction times. Drunk driving is a major cause of fatal car accidents.
  • Reckless Driving: Reckless driving includes aggressive behaviors such as tailgating, changing lanes abruptly, and disregarding traffic signals. These behaviors increase the risk of collisions.
  • Weather Conditions: Adverse weather conditions like rain, snow, fog, and ice can make roads slippery and reduce visibility. Drivers may lose control of their vehicles, leading to accidents.
  • Running Red Lights and Stop Signs: Ignoring traffic signals and signs can result in serious collisions, especially at intersections. This is often due to impatience or inattentiveness.
  • Drowsy Driving: Driving while fatigued can be as dangerous as drunk driving. Drowsy drivers have slower reaction times and may fall asleep at the wheel, causing accidents.
  • Poor Road Conditions: Potholes, uneven surfaces, and lack of proper signage can lead to accidents. Construction zones and poorly maintained roads are common culprits.
  • Mechanical Failures: Vehicle malfunctions, such as brake failure, tire blowouts, or steering problems, can cause drivers to lose control and crash.
  • Inexperienced Drivers: New drivers may lack the skills and experience to handle complex driving situations. They are more prone to making errors that can lead to accidents.
  • Wildlife and Domestic Animals: Animals crossing the road, especially in rural areas, can cause drivers to swerve or brake suddenly, leading to accidents.
  • Improper Turns: Making illegal or improper turns, such as not using turn signals or turning from the wrong lane, can cause collisions with other vehicles or pedestrians.
  • Tailgating: Following too closely behind another vehicle reduces the reaction time needed to avoid a collision if the vehicle in front stops suddenly.
  • Driver Inattention: Daydreaming, looking at scenery, or being otherwise mentally distracted can lead to accidents.
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A Few Of Our Big Wins

  • $131M Car Accident
  • $74.53M Birth Injury
  • $45M Drunk Driver
  • $31.7M Brain Injury
  • $29.25M Brain Injury
  • $21.65M Motorcycle Accident
  • $17M Brain Injury
  • $16.4M Medical Malpractice
  • $14.6M Commercial Vehicle

What Should I Document as Evidence? 

We recommend that you take pictures of damage to vehicles and property with your phone or camera, if possible. We also highly recommend taking pictures of any injuries you endured during the accident. The more pictures of damage and injuries you take, the better. It will help strengthen your claim and make it more difficult for the guilty party to deny any claims made against them. 

We understand how expensive medical bills can get. Documenting such expenses can help provide evidence of actual injuries and damages caused by the accident. In doing so, your claim will be that much better at earning the settlement you deserve.

Do not hesitate to call our law firm in Los Angeles today so our lawyers can start working for you. Call us at (888) 484-2033 or request a consultation online.

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