In life, accidents and injuries can happen at any time. Whether you are at work or driving to the store, there is always a chance that you may be involved in an accident that can change your life in an instant.
If a loved one recently passed away due to an accident or if you were recently involved in an accident that left you with painful injuries or emotional distress, you may be entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit. Families whose lives have been devastated by accidents often face high medical bills, funeral expenses, and, if a loved one has passed, they may struggle financially due to losing a household source of income. Overwhelming grief and the complexity of the legal system can sometimes leave loved ones paralyzed with crippling debt and expenses. Fortunately, the law affords families protections that allow them to seek reimbursement and compensation for damages they may have suffered as a result of a driver’s negligence. Families sometimes suffer in silence when they could receive reimbursement for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Demetri Tsohantaridis, P.C. is a personal injury and wrongful death lawyer committed to serving the people of Newberg, Oregon and McMinnville, Oregon.
According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, in Oregon, in 2012, over 49,000 car accidents took place. The Centers for Disease Control reports that car crash deaths cost Oregon $422 million. The costs include the estimated money families paid in medical bills and money families lost due to lost wages and productivity. In 2012, over 300 individuals were killed in car accidents in Oregon. Car accidents occur for a variety of reasons. Sadly, many of these accidents could have easily been prevented. Drunk driving, speeding, and distracted driving are among the top causes of car accidents in the U.S. If a driver who was speeding, drunk, or distracted behind the wheel injured or killed your loved one, you may be entitled to receive money under the law. Demetri Tsohantaridis, P.C. is an experienced personal injury lawyer who works hard to ensure that families receive the maximum compensation allowable under the law. Contact the firm today for a free wrongful death consultation in Newberg, Oregon and McMinnville, Oregon.
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