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Every day, more than 100 people die in motor vehicle accidents in Long Beach and all across the U.S.

The consequences of a car accident can be devastating – but unfortunately, obtaining compensation for your damages, losses, and injuries is no easy task if you’re not legally represented.

Fact: More than 5.4 million motor vehicle accidents occur in the U.S. every year.

Even if you’ve been in motor vehicle accidents before, you’re never prepared for another one, as every accident differs in its severity and complexity.

Many of the injuries sustained in a vehicle accident, whether it be a car, truck or motorcycle can lead to long-term medical treatment and rehabilitation. Even with treatment though, some victims never fully recover. Those individuals who experience lifelong injuries may never have the ability to return to work or lead an independent, quality life. In some cases, full-time care is mandatory for the victim.

That’s why it’s vital to have a motor vehicle collision lawyer by your side. Let our experienced lawyer Howard Craig Kornberg formulate the best legal strategy in your case, while you focus on your medical recovery.

It is our mission to ensure you get the compensation you deserve for all injuries you may suffer after a motor vehicle accident. We take into account all injuries, particularly:

  • Traumatic brain injuries: Brain injuries are extremely common in vehicle accidents. They almost always occur after a blunt force impacts the head. Victims are then left with the injury aftermath of either, skull fractures, concussions, hemorrhages, and more. Head injuries are also linked to memory loss and experiencing headaches or loss of consciousness.
  • Broken bones and fractures: Otherwise known as the second leading injury suffered in vehicle accidents. When you are involved in an accident, your body can be thrown around inside the car. It can be too much for your bones to handle at which point breaks and fractures can occur. Whenever a bone breaks in the body we all know recovery will take a while especially if surgery is needed to correct the issue.
  • Back and spinal injuries: These types of injuries are the result of a more serious vehicle accident. You may experience whiplash, sever the spinal cord, crush the vertebrae, and rupture discs in the back. In extreme and unfortunate instances, the victim can be left paralyzed and may be forced to undergo surgery. There is a low chance that victims fully recover from back injuries.
  • Burns and gashes: During an accident shards of glass and metal tend to break and spray in all directions. If moving at high speeds, these flying debris can cut through human skin rather easily. You are inclined to see burns happen in an accident that usually results from fires, seatbelts, and airbags. When serious, burns and cuts require extensive medical treatment and will leave permanent scars.
  • Organ damage and internal bleeding: Occur when punctured by broken bones or ruptured by blunt force. It is vital to know that these types of injuries require immediate medical attention. Internal bleeding and punctured organs can lead to death if not attended to properly.

Residents of California all know that traffic can be very dangerous due to the highways and major roads across the state’s cities. There are so many vehicles on the road that it only seems logical to say that more cars on the road lead to more accidents on a daily basis.

What damages can be recovered in a motor vehicle accident?

A motor vehicle accident can change your life forever. Being able to seek the full value of damages as a result of a car accident may help ease your burden and help you get recovered much faster.

Fact: Every year, motor vehicle fatalities result in over $40 billion in medical and work-related costs (not to mention the immense emotional and financial burden on the deceased’s families and friends).

Any car, truck, bicycle or motorcycle accidents come out of the blue, and spending dozens or hundreds of thousands of dollars on medical expenses and repairs of your car may put a tremendous strain on your budget.

Depending on the circumstances of your particular case, our motor vehicle accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg will help you obtain compensation for the following:

  • Medical bills (including past, present, and future visits to your doctor, rehabilitation treatment costs, etc.)
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Wage loss
  • Capacity loss
  • Disability
  • Disfigurement
  • Punitive damages

Other damages may apply depending on the nature of your motor vehicle collision.

In fatal motor vehicle accidents…

The surviving family members of an individual killed in a motor vehicle accident may be able to file a wrongful death claim to seek compensation for:

  • Burial and funeral expenses
  • Treatment costs
  • The deceased’s pain and suffering prior to the death
  • Emotional distress on the part of the family
  • Loss of capability and financial stability
  • Loss of consortium

As well as other damages… Consult our Long Beach motor vehicle accident attorney to find out what’s your best course of action in your particular case and what damages can be recovered.

Motor vehicle accidents in Long Beach

Here at the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg, our skilled lawyers specialize in the following motor vehicle accidents to represent you in your best interests both in and out of court:

In order to maximize your compensation, it’s not recommended to speak to your insurance company before you consult a Long Beach motor vehicle accident lawyer.

After a road collision accident, seek immediate medical attention for you and other parties involved in the crash. Then, get in touch with a lawyer as soon as possible to launch an investigation into your accident, determine liability, and estimate the full value of your compensation for your injuries, damages, and losses.

At our law offices, our attorneys understand that you may not be in a stable financial situation to recover physically and emotionally from a motor vehicle accident. This is why as soon as we take your claim, we handle the legal side so you can focus your attention on your health and well-being first. We work hard to get the results you deserve.

Contact the best motor vehicle accident lawyers in Long Beach to get a free initial consultation. Reach out to the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg today.