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Multi-Vehicle Accident

Car crashes are stressful and can lead to a complex legal process as you try to recover damages. However, when multiple vehicles are involved in a crash, the process can be lengthy and more confusing. You may be dealing with several insurance companies and trying to figure out who is going to pay the damages.

If you have been injured in a multiple vehicle crash, you should be compensated for the injuries you sustained, the amount of wages lost and the time you spent trying to sort everything out. Car crashes and complex, and you should be sure the person at fault pays for his or her actions. A Melbourne attorney who has experience in a variety of car crash cases can help.

Melbourne Multiple Vehicle Accident Attorney

The attorneys at The Law Offices of James B. Coulter have experience representing clients throughout Brevard County who have been involved in car accidents. They know how to negotiate with insurance companies and uncooperative drivers to get you the best possible compensation. There are options available after a multiple vehicle auto accident, and The Law Offices of James B. Coulter can help you through the stressful situation.

Call (321) 586-9944 to schedule a free evaluation to discuss your case. The Law Offices of James B. Coulter represents clients throughout Central and Eastern Florida, including those in and around Brevard County, Orange County, Volusia County, Seminole County, Indian River County and Osceola County. This includes Melbourne, Palm Bay, Vero Beach, Cocoa Beach, Titusville, Rockledge and Port St. Lucie.

Information About Multiple Vehicle Accidents

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Common Causes of Vehicle Accident Scenarios in Brevard County

A multiple vehicle accident can happen in several different ways. It can range in size and severity, such as a three-care fender bender or a serious 20-care pileup on the interstate. For this reason, the causes of these accidents can vary. The accidents can be caused by:

  • Driving too fast
  • DUI/Drunk driving
  • Failure to yield
  • Failure to stop
  • Reckless driving
  • Driving too quickly for conditions, such as ice, snow or heavy rain
  • Distracted driving, such as texting or using a cell phone
  • Racing
  • Driving in fog

Whether it is a low-speed crash in rush hour bumper-to-bumper traffic or a high-speed crash on a busy highway, there still could be serious injuries and damage to vehicles. An experienced Melbourne attorney can help you get the compensation you deserve.

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Dealing with a Vehicle Pile Up

Dealing with a car accident no matter how many vehicles are involved can be stressful. It is important you stay safe throughout the process. After a car accident, do not leave the vehicle unless you know your surroundings are safe and that you are not injured. You do not want to stand in the way of traffic or be alone with other drivers in an unsafe neighborhood. There are other steps to take to ensure the accident is handled properly, including:

  • Call 911, the local police or both: You should call 911 as soon as possible in case other drivers are too injured to call. It is better to have multiple reports of an accident instead of no one being able to call. Also, you should render aid to others if necessary.
  • Gather information: Swap information with at least one of the other drivers at the scene. Be sure to make note of his or her name, contact information and insurance information. If there are any witnesses get their information as well. Once the police document the accident, record the case number for the incident.
  • Seek medical attention: Make sure you seek medical attention after a crash. Just because there is no sign of an injury at the crash site does not mean you are unharmed. It is important for your health and possible compensation that you have documentation of any injuries sustained in a crash.

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The Law Offices of James B. Coulter A Brevard County Multiple Car Accident Lawyer 

If you have been involved in a multiple vehicle crash, contact a Melbourne car accident attorney at The Law Offices of James B. Coulter. The attorneys at The Law Offices of James B. Coulter will work to make sure the actions you take during the crash and immediately after work toward getting you the best possible compensation for your injuries. Call (321) 586-9944 to discuss your case.

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