Filing a personal injury claim after a rental car accident can be extremely frustrating. You may be uncertain about your options and unsure about what types of compensation may be available to you.
Fortunately, if another party’s negligence caused your accident, Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to help you recover compensation. A Roswell rental car accident lawyer from our firm may be able to identify the responsible party in your accident and pursue them for compensation.
We can help if you were driving a rental car when your accident occurred, or if you were driving your personal vehicle and were in an accident caused by a driver using a rental vehicle.
Call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers today at (404) 888-8888 for a free case review from a member of our team.
We Take on All Types of Rental Car Accident Cases
Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can handle a wide range of rental car accident types, including accidents caused by:
- Reckless driving
- Distracted driving
- Manufacturer defect
- Rental company negligence
- Driver intoxication
- Traffic law violating
- And more
We understand that rental car accident cases can be a challenge to navigate, especially if there is confusion over which insurance policy may cover the rental car.
When you work with Bader Scott Injury Lawyers, our legal team can make sure you understand your options and help you move forward with your personal injury claim with confidence.
For a free legal consultation with a rental car accidents lawyer serving Roswell, call (404) 888-8888
Liability for Damages in a Rental Car Accident Case
In most rental car accident cases, the individual or entity whose negligence caused the accident may be liable. This may include:
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If you are in an accident with another driver and they cause your accident, then the other driver may be responsible for compensating you for your losses. If you are renting a vehicle, the property damage compensation may go back to the rental company, but you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, lost wages, and more.
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The Rental Car Company
Rental companies in Georgia are responsible for vehicle maintenance and repairs. They must guarantee that each car is safe to drive. If your accident was caused by a rental car malfunction, the rental company may owe you for your injuries and subsequent damages.
The Car Manufacturer
Regardless of how well the rental company maintains a vehicle, ongoing maintenance cannot overcome a defective part. An auto expert may discover a defective auto part after an investigation of the accident. If so, the manufacturer may be liable for the damages that you incurred.
When you work with a Roswell rental car accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers, we can help you identify the liable party and what insurance policies may apply to your accident.
To discuss your case for free with a member of our team, call (404) 888-8888 today.
Steps to Take After a Rental Car Accident
If you hire Bader Scott Injury Lawyers to represent you, our job will be to handle your case from start to finish so that you do not have to bear the burden of legal work. However, there are some steps that we do recommend you take early on if it is possible to do so:
Seek Medical Treatment
Even if you believe that you are not injured, you should still see your doctor as soon as possible after a car accident for a thorough examination. Some injuries may not manifest until hours or days after the accident. The longer you delay medical treatment, the more difficult it may become to prove that your injuries were caused by the car accident.
Document the Accident
Keep track of any evidence you may have collected from the scene, such as photos, videos, witness contact information, and the police report. Keep careful records of the medical treatment you received, and if possible, try to take some notes of what you recall from the accident before it fades from your memory. We may be able to use this information when building your case.
Be Careful When Speaking with Insurance Companies
If the responsible party’s insurance company contacts you, be cautious about what you tell them about your injuries or the accident. They may be able to use your statements against you to reduce or deny your claim.
When you work with Bader Scott Injury Lawyers on your case, we can handle the communications with the insurance companies on your behalf.
Damages in a Rental Car Accident Case
Damages in a personal injury case vary from person to person. Your case value may depend on your situation, which includes the details of the accident, who is at fault, and the total amount of your personal losses. You may be entitled to claim the following damages:
- Medical and hospital expenses
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- And more
To discuss what specific compensation may be available in your case, call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers today.
Get Started with Your Rental Car Accident Case Today
Bader Scott Injury Lawyers represents rental car accident victims in Roswell, Georgia, and the surrounding area. A Roswell rental car accident lawyer from our firm may be able to represent you in settlement negotiations or a personal injury lawsuit. Because we work on a contingency-fee-basis, our clients do not owe us attorney fees unless and until they win their case and recover compensation.
Keep in mind that your time to take legal action for your losses is limited. Per O.C.G.A. § 9-3-33, a general two-year statute of limitations applies to personal injury lawsuits in Georgia.
A representative of Bader Scott Injury Lawyers is standing by to offer you a free consultation on your case when you call us at (404) 888-8888 today.