Multiple-Vehicle Auto Accidents vs. Single-Vehicle Auto Accidents By Chanfrau & Chanfrau on October 30, 2013

Multiple-Vehicle Auto Accidents vs. Single-Vehicle Auto AccidentsOur team of personal injury attorneys take all accidents seriously. We know that any injuries sustained can potentially have life-altering effects, sometimes changing the way you get around and the work you are able to do as well as limiting your overall quality of life. This is especially true when it comes to auto accidents. The sheer amount of force experienced in an auto accident is staggering, and recuperation can be costly and exhausting. This is why having skilled lawyers on your side can be so helpful.

The team at our law firm would like to take a few moments right now to consider the serious nature of single-vehicle and multiple vehicle auto accidents.

What are single-vehicle auto accidents?

Single-vehicle auto accidents are accidents that involve just one vehicle. These can happen while on the road with others or while a motorist is all alone on the road.

Common Causes of Single-Vehicle Auto Accidents

While drunk driving and failure to follow the rules of the road can contribute to single-vehicle auto accidents occurring, those are not the sole causes. Sometimes these kinds of accidents are caused by circumstances beyond a driver's control, such as:

  • Inclement weather
  • Poor road conditions
  • Bad traffic signals
  • Auto part defects
  • Vehicle malfunction
  • Poor vehicle maintenance

What are multi-vehicle auto accidnets?

Multiple-vehicle auto accidents refer to cases in which two or more vehicles are involved in a collision or incident of some kind. Our auto accident attorneys have been asked to assist in both single and multi-vehicle auto accident cases, whether they involve commuter vehicles, commercial vehicles, or mass transit.

Common Causes of Multi-Vehicle Auto Accidents

There are a wide range of things that can cause a multiple-vehicle auto accidents. In addition to the above causes of single-vehicle auto accidents, multi-vehicle auto accidents can be caused by:

  • Driver error
  • Failure to observe the right of way
  • Failure to signal while merging or turning
  • Speeding
  • Driver fatigue
  • Texting while driving

Are multi-vehicle accidents more serious?

Both single-vehicle and multiple-vehicle auto accidents can be serious, though when more vehicles are involved in an accident, the likelihood of serious injury and fatalities does increase. It's for this reason that you need to drive carefully and defensively and be wary of other motorists on the road.

Should you or a loved one be involved in an auto accident of any kind, it's important to speak with our legal team to go over all of your options.

How Our Lawyers Can Help You

Our team of attorneys will fight diligently on your behalf and will not cease until you receive just compensation. That means we will work to recover compensation for medical bills, lost wages, damage to your property, loss of future livelihood, and much more.

In the case of the death of a loved one we will work tirelessly to make sure that the responsible party is punished and that you are rewarded with some degree of compensation to cover funerary costs as well as the emotional pain of the loss. No amount of money will be able to cover the whole pain of grieving, though it can help with the coping process moving forward.

Learn More About Auto Accident Litigation

If you or someone that you love has been seriously injured in an auto accident, be sure to contact our Central Florida personal injury lawyers today. Our entire team looks forward to meeting you in person and helping you achieve just compensation for any injuries sustained or losses experienced.

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Chanfrau & Chanfrau has been serving Floridians in Daytona Beach and the surrounding areas since 1976. With three attorneys and two locations, we have the resources to help you after an accident or injury. We are proud of our many achievements, including inclusion in:

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