Have you been injured in a car accident?

Our Car Accident Help site is designed to be a one-stop source for anyone who has suffered personal injuries in a car crash. It is also a helpful resource for someone whose loved one has been injured in an Oklahoma car crash. Speak to one of our representatives at (405) 285-4357 if you have any questions, or fill out our form to get your free, instant, no obligation accident analysis. We have Oklahoma car accident attorneys on staff who know the law and can defend your rights.

Oklahoma Single-Car Accident Lawyers

Legal Help for People Injured in Single-Vehicle Accidents

Whenever a driver is involved in an accident and no other vehicle is involved, it can be difficult to convince an insurance company that the driver was not at fault. However, there are a few exceptions in which the driver may not have caused the crash.

  • Automotive defects and equipment failure: Tire or brake system defects, electrical systems malfunctions and faulty lights, as well as poor installation of this equipment, could lead to serious accidents or rollovers. Also, defects in safety systems, such as airbags, seatbelts, braking systems, accelerators, child seats, and other equipment if faulty, could lead to serious injuries or death.
  • Poorly maintained roads: Potholes, rough or slick roads, or genuinely unsafe roads can be treacherous in the best of weather conditions. It is the responsibility of the state, county, or city governmental agencies to maintain safe roadways. If they fail in this duty, they may be held accountable for what occurred.
  • Incorrect or missing signage: If roadways are unsafe or pose a danger to drivers, they must be marked correctly to warn drivers. In some cases, posted signs are unclear or are obstructed, contributing to an accident or damage to the vehicle. When poor road conditions are not marked, the motorist is often completely unprepared for what lies ahead.
  • Construction zones: Construction zones and work areas are dangerous for both drivers and road construction workers, particularly when the area is not properly marked or barricaded.

How to Protect Yourself in a Single-Car Accident

If you are involved in a single-car accident and you believe that you are not at fault, there are some things you can do to protect yourself and substantiate your claim.

  1. Get a Full Medical Assessment. The first order of business is to ensure that you and your passengers are not seriously injured. Call 911 for emergency services, or go directly to a doctor to evaluate the scope of your injuries. Inform medical personnel that you were in a vehicle accident so it is clear in the medical report. Follow all doctor’s orders to the letter.
  2. Take Pictures. With most phones equipped with cameras, it is now easier than ever to snap photos of an accident scene. Take pictures of the damaged vehicles, road conditions, skid marks, and location. These photos can be critical evidence in your claim.
  3. Contact a Qualified Car Accident Attorney. If you believe poor road conditions caused the crash, contact an attorney to help you find out which government agency is responsible for that stretch of road or street.
  4. Vehicle Inspection. If you suspect mechanical failure, faulty installation, or defective parts or system contributed to or was the cause of the crash, you must have your car inspected by a professional in the field. It is important that a professional auto accident investigator is engaged for this purpose. Never drive away from the accident scene if you suspect automotive defects or equipment failure.

Oklahoma insurance companies may be very reluctant to pay a valid claim if it is for a single-car crash, even in cases in which the driver was not actually at fault. If you are involved in a single-car accident and believe that faulty roads, auto parts, or auto safety systems are to blame for what occurred, contact the Oklahoma car accident lawyers at Car Accident Help immediately for legal assistance you can trust. Call us at (405) 285-4357.

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Getting Support for Your Car Accident

The period after a car collision can be devastating and chaotic for crash victims and their families. This is the time when you can use all the support and resources you can get. The team at Car Accident Help are committed to providing you with the information and resources you need during these challenging times. If there are any questions you may have or want to know your legal rights, contact us today for a free initial evaluation to see if you have a case.

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