A rollover is the most dangerous kind of auto accident. In fact, 35% of all auto accident fatalities occur in rollover accidents. At least 40% of rollover crashes involved someone speeding, and at least 50% involved drivers who had been drinking. Accidents like this are usually (95% of the time) caused by a car “tripping” over something, like a guardrail, dirt, snow, or ice. Tripping can also be caused by defective tires. Rolling is more common in SUVs, light trucks, and vans, because they have a higher center of gravity.
Rollover crashes can cause a plethora of injuries to any part of your body, but head and neck injuries are the most common. One study shows that 60% of rollover accident victims suffered from head and neck injuries, and up to 54% of deaths in rollover crashes were caused by brain damage.
Were you or a loved one injured in a rollover accident? Was it caused by poor vehicle design, tire malfunctions or a negligent, aggressive, or drunk driver? Was a loved one killed in an auto accident? Case details can be confusing, and each instance is unique. The attorneys at McCravy, Newlon, Sturkie and Clardy Law Firm can help determine if your case is a motor vehicle, product liability, DUI or wrongful death case. Our personal injury lawyers have handled all of these case types, including thousands of auto accident cases. Let us take care of the legal details so you can focus on piecing your life back together. We know you need help. We’re ready. Call us today at (864) 388-9100 to set an appointment, or fill out the simple form on our website; one of our friendly staff will meet with you as soon as possible to discuss your case.