Our Michigan car accident lawyers frequently represent clients injured in head-on collision car accidents. Although head-on collisions are a more rare form of automobile accident, this type of accident produce one of the highest injury and fatality rates of all types of car accidents. Our team of expert lawyers have years of experience handling head-on collision accidents and recovering compensation for those who have been injured. In case where a driver is killed in a head-on collision, our lawyers can file a wrongful death lawsuit to recover compensation for the surviving family members.
Causes of Michigan Head-On Collision Accidents
Head-on collision car accidents are rare but extremely dangerous. Here are the top causes of head-on collision accidents in Michigan:
- Driving the wrong way on a one way street
- Crossing over a dividing line into oncoming traffic
- Passing another vehicle on a two lane road
- Falling asleep at the wheel
- Driving distractions (using cellular devices or other devices)
- Drunk driving
- Failing to read and follow road signs
Common Injuries In Head-On Collisions In Michigan
Because head-on collisions can be extremely violent accidents, they have a tendency to cause serious injury. Here are some of the most common injuries sustained in head-on collision accidents in Michigan:
- Back and spinal cord injuries (sometimes causing paralysis)
- Broken bones
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Closed head injuries
It is important to note that many injuries in head-on collisions also occur when those involved in the crash are violently thrown from the vehicle. This is why it is incredibly important to follow all safety precautions while driving, including wearing a seatbelt and properly positioning and fastening car seats for children. Today's vehicles are designed to minimize the risk of injury in the event of a head-on collision if all safety protocol is followed.
Contact Our Michigan Head-On Collision Accident Lawyers
If you or a loved one have been involved in a head-on collision in Michigan and suffered serious injuries, you may be able to file a lawsuit and recover compensation for your suffering. Call our legal team today at (800) 606-1717 to speak with a top rated lawyer about your situation. We will be able to advise you of your best options considering your unique circumstances. If you have a claim, we will begin work on your case immediately.
We do not charge any legal fees to get started on your case. We will pay all court costs and litigation expenses along the way as well. You will only be responsible for payment once you have received a settlement check. There is nothing to lose, so call our award winning car accident lawyers today to get started on your case!