Georgetown Blowout Car Accident Lawyers
Were you driving on a road or highway, and all of a sudden, you heard a loud noise, and your car started swerving out of control? Did you get in a serious car accident as a result of your blown tire and suffer severe injuries? Or did you sustain serious injuries after your vehicle was hit by another driver’s vehicle when their tire blew out on the highway? If either of these tire blowout car accidents happened to you, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. The Georgetown car accident attorneys of Evans Moore, LLC can help.
Evans Moore, LLC has years of experience handling tire blowout car accidents. You’ve been through an incredibly traumatic experience and need attorneys who will support you and fight hard for you. We will use our extensive knowledge and fight hard to get you the compensation you deserve. For a free consultation, call us at (843) 995-5000 today or reach out to us online.
If Your Tire Blew Out
If you were driving on a road or highway, and your tire blew out, causing you to be in an accident and suffer severe injuries, you may not be responsible. Your tires may be found to have a design or manufacturing defect. The manufacturer of the tires could be liable and may have to compensate you for your injuries. When we represent you, we will conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of your accident. If we find that your tire(s) blew as a result of a defect that the manufacturer knowingly or unknowingly caused, we will seek compensation from the manufacturer on your behalf.
If Someone Else’s Tire Blew Out
If you were in a car accident with another driver whose tires blew out on the road or highway, you may be entitled to compensation from their insurance company. Drivers have a duty to operate their vehicles safely. Part of the safe operation of a vehicle is making sure all parts are functioning properly. If the driver failed to have their vehicle inspected and/or failed to have their tires changed or rotated in a timely manner, and that was the cause of the tires blowing out, then they may be liable for the accident.
Their liability means they may have to compensate you for your injuries. If their tires are found to have been defective, the manufacturer of their tires may be liable and may have to compensate you for your injuries.
Common Car Accident Injuries
There are a number of injuries that can be sustained after a tire blowout car accident. These injuries can range from mild to severe and can require a variety of types of medical treatment. The recovery from these injuries can be a long and life-altering journey. Some commonly seen injuries from tire blowout car accidents include:
- Broken bones and limbs
- Burns, cuts, and bruises
- Head and neck injuries, including brain injuries like traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and whiplash
- Spinal cord injuries, including paralysis
- Organ damage
- Mental health injuries, like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety
Compensation for Tire Blowout Accidents
There are three types of damages that you may be awarded in a tire blowout accident case: economic damages, noneconomic damages, and punitive damages.
With economic damages, you can be reimbursed for your medical costs. These costs include expenses associated with any medical treatment you received immediately following the car accident and any expenses for ongoing treatment that you may need. If you need to take prescription drugs to help with your recovery from your injuries, economic damages may cover the costs. If you become disabled as a result of your injuries from the accident and need modifications made to your home or car, you may be awarded economic damages to pay for it.
If you haven’t been able to work while recovering from your injuries, you can be compensated in the form of economic damages for your lost income. If your injuries have been severe or detrimental enough to affect your future earning potential, you may be compensated for any future loss of income. You may also be compensated for property damage you sustained in the accident, including the repair or replacement of your vehicle.
Noneconomic damages are intended to compensate you for the less easily quantified consequences of your accident. You may be compensated for the mental anguish you’ve experienced after your accident. The injuries you’ve sustained may be traumatic, and you can receive compensation for your pain and suffering. Not only do car accident injuries affect you, but they can also have a detrimental impact on your loved ones. Your family can be compensated for what they’ve endured while supporting your recovery journey.
Lastly, you may also be awarded punitive damages. This is a rare form of compensation meant to punish the person or people responsible for the car accident and deter any repeat of those actions.
In order to pursue these damages, you must file your personal injury lawsuit within a certain time frame. This time limit is outlined in the statute of limitations. In South Carolina, you have three years from the date of the car accident to file a suit.
Why Choose Evans Moore, LLC?
Attorneys Scott Evans and James B. Moore, III are both supremely experienced in handling personal injury cases throughout the western region of South Carolina. Over the last decade, Evans Moore, LLC has proven their success in the personal injury and civil rights cases they’ve won for their clients, resulting in nearly $50 million in total settlements.
Both Evans and Moore are sons of South Carolina and believe in serving their communities by providing top-notch legal representation for personal injury victims in their times of need. Both attorneys have seamlessly worked together for over a decade and, since their founding in 2015, they are committed to teaming up on every case to help get the best outcome for our clients.
The attorneys at Evans Moore, LLC have been recognized for their hard work in obtaining verdicts and settlements that are both favorable and considerable for our clients. Evans and Moore have both been named SuperLawyers by South Carolina’s SuperLawyers magazine and two of the Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 by the American Society of Legal Advocates.
Call Evans Moore, LLC Today
If you’ve been injured in a car accident caused by a blown tire, you may be entitled to compensation. From mounting medical costs to the mental anguish you’ve suffered, you deserve to be compensated for what you’ve gone through due to this traumatic event.
You need the attorneys at Evans Moore, LLC on your team representing you to help you get the justice you deserve. So call us today at (843) 995-5000 to schedule your free consultation, or contact us online today.