San Dimas is home to over 34,000 residents, most of whom drive a car or motorcycle to and from work every day. In fact, many individuals who live in Southern California associate images of long, winding highways packed with cars and trucks as part of the daily grind. The 210 freeway is one of the busiest freeways in Southern California, and the traffic generated has taken it’s toll in San Dimas. There are so many vehicles are on our local roads and highways at any one time, that car crashes and collisions are bound to happen.
When you or a loved one is injured in a car wreck, your life can be turned upside down as you begin to face terrifying questions:
How will I pay for medical treatment, doctor’s bills and ongoing physical therapy so that I can recover?
What will happen to my house and family if I am unable to work?
How can my family be compensated if I cannot provide income, or participate in family events that my family depends on me to do?
It is natural for you to have questions – Rohde Law Office can help you find the answers you need for your lawsuit or injury claim. If your crash was the result of another person’s negligent behavior, you may be entitled to monetary compensation to help you address the costs of your recovery and to provide for you and your family if you are unable to work.
Typical Causes of Auto Accidents in Southern California
Many car accidents that occur in San Dimas and elsewhere in California are caused by one driver’s or the other’s negligent or careless behavior. This means (unfortunately) that many California car wrecks are avoidable and could be prevented through greater care and safer driving behaviors. According to the California Office of Traffic Safety’s 2014 Statistics:
Some of the most commom causes of traffic collisions include: distracted driving, texting while driving, speeding, failing to yield the right of way and failing to obey traffic signals and traffic control
In 2014, 882 drivers and motorcyclists killed in traffic fatalities were under the influence of alcohol to an extent greater than 0.08
During 2013, 32% of drivers who were killed in traffic crashes tested positive for one or more illegal drugs
In determining the cause of your car accident, Rohde Law Office can help you pursue the maximum compensation against any other person or entity that contributed to your crash and injuries. In so doing, Rohde Law Office will help maximize your chances of obtaining monetary compensation from these at-fault parties so that you do not have to bear the expenses and costs of your injury and recovery alone.
Why You Need to Contact a San Dimas Car Accident Attorney Quickly
After a motor vehicle accident, it can be challenging to know what you should do. One of the first steps you should take after getting medical care and treatment is to contact a San Dimas car accident attorney to review your case and assist you in the beginning to assert your legal rights. California law only gives car crash victims two years from the date of their crash or collision within which to file a claim for compensation against the at-fault party. This might sound like a long time, but the realities of life are that many people avoid a situation which is uncomfortable. Furthermore, the longer you wait, the less likely evidence and testimony can be preserved.
We’re Located in Claremont, Just Minutes from San Dimas
When you need help after an auto accident, trust the Rohde Law Office to provide you with professional, compassionate, and expedient counsel and representation. We are committed to helping our car collision injury victims with the legal services they need to regain control of their lives and move forward with confidence and security. Contact the Rohde Law Office today @ (626) 593-5786.