Car accidents can leave those involved facing pain and suffering unexpectedly. Victims of motor vehicle collisions in Tennessee have the right to take action for their personal injury or the wrongful death of a loved one. Those interested in litigation can seek the assistance of a legal professional in this field. Personal injury lawyers can provide guidance for victims working through the civil claims process.
A recent car crash involving two vehicles occurred on a Saturday afternoon. One automobile was traveling along southbound lanes of traffic when a northbound vehicle crossed the centerline and struck the car head-on. The impact of the crash caused a great deal of damage to both vehicles, leaving several injured and killing three.
The driver allegedly responsible is facing charges for vehicular homicide and DUI after testing positive for drugs at the scene. One of the passengers in his vehicle suffered injury during the course of the crash, while another occupant was killed. In the second vehicle, two occupants were killed from the impact of the collision, while two others suffered personal injury.
The results of this motor vehicle collision are tragic and leave multiple families grieving. Those victims who suffered personal injury during the course of this Tennessee accident may have the right to file civil claims. Additionally, the family members of those killed may have the right to file claims for wrongful death on their behalves. Lawyers can provide these victims and their families with assistance through the litigation process. With their guidance, these civil claims may result in financial compensation.
Source: wate.com, "3rd person dies after weekend Maryville multi-car accident; 1 arrested", Jan. 28, 2017