Three Mile Slough Bridge Accident Involves Three Vehicles
A bridge accident involving three vehicles south of Rio Vista occurred on January 17. The accident ended with at least one injured person being transported to a hospital. The collision occurred at Three Mile Slough Bridge in the Brannan Island State Recreation area around 9:19 a.m.
One Person Hospitalized in Bridge Accident
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the accident involved a Dodge Van, Ford F-350 pickup, and SUV, blocking half the bridge. At least one person was transported by Solano Fire Department responders to Sutter Delta Medical Center in Antioch. An investigation into the accident is underway by the CHP traffic collision unit.
Compensation Recovery in an Accident Caused by Negligence
Personal injury claims can be filed by those injured in other vehicle accidents where another driver was at fault. You can get assistance from an injury lawyer in determining which motorist(s) was/were negligent, and your attorney will work hard to hold the responsible party/parties accountable.
Getting in Touch With an Injury Lawyer
Getting advice from an experienced personal injury lawyer is the best way to determine what compensation you may be entitled to if you’ve been injured in a bridge accident. If you are injured or lost a loved one, an injury attorney can review your case for free, assist you with your compensation recovery, and offer advice on the best course of action to take. Having their case in good hands allows the injured person to focus on recovering from their trauma. Unless you win your case, you owe nothing.
Personal Injury Claim Compensation
You may be able to recover the following compensation:
- Medical expenses: Someone whom a negligent driver or other entity has injured has the right to recover all the medical costs caused by the accident. This ranges from balance fees, hospitalization, surgeries, doctors’ bills t, and the cost of their rehabilitation. Out-of-pocket expenses are recoverable also, such as the cost of gasoline and parking to go to a physician for outpatient care.
- Wages: Often, those who suffer injuries in an accident must be out of work until they recover enough to return to their job. The wages, tips, bonuses, and pension/insurance benefits are recoverable. If the individual cannot return to their job because of their injury and has to take one that pays less, the salary difference is recoverable. If permanent disability occurs, the injured party can recover their salary until retirement.
- Pain and suffering: Compensation is available for physical pain and suffering, disfigurement, and scarring. In addition, the injured party may be suffering emotional trauma from the bridge accident, such as depression, anxiety, nightmares, and others. If professional help is sought to cope with emotional anxiety, the cost is recoverable.
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Car Accident Lawyer in Rio Vista
I’m Ed Smith, a car accident attorney in Rio Vista. In the event of trauma caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. If you wish to speak with an accident attorney for free and friendly advice, you can reach our firm at (707) 564-1900 or (800) 404-5400. Online messaging is also available.
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