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Multi-Vehicle Accidents

Determining Liability and Advocating Compensation in Walla Walla

Nearly a third of the more than five million car accidents that take place each year in the U.S. involve multiple vehicles, or pile-ups. One negligent driver is all it takes to set in motion a chain reaction that can include multiple automobiles in a single, massive wreck.

The more vehicles involved, the greater the chance of getting injured and the more complex filing a claim will be. If you were hurt in just such an accident, turn to our Walla Walla personal injury attorneys for counsel.

The Dangers of Multi-Vehicle Accidents

Multi-vehicle collisions often involve more damage than other accidents, making them much more dangerous and likely to lead to injuries. Since such accidents can inhibit traffic on the roadways, it may take longer for emergency vehicles to reach them.

Many factors can lead to a multi-vehicle collision, such as:

  • Bad weather conditions
  • Speeding
  • Falling asleep at the wheel
  • Driver intoxication
  • Cell phone use, including texting, talking, etc.
  • High-speed police chases
  • Talking with passengers or other distractions

When accidents include multiple vehicles, there can be a lot of money at stake in terms of compensation. However, one of the most challenging parts is determining who is at fault.

Who is at fault in my accident?

Determining fault in such an accident can be complicated since each car has a certain degree of responsibility toward the other drivers. If you are unsure who is at fault, you can file a claim against all the other driver's insurance companies. However, each of the other drivers may try to do the same. An experienced lawyer can provide necessary insight and support.

Let Us Advocate for Your Case

When you need compensation for you injuries, a Walla Walla car accident attorney from Hess Law Office, PLLC can work to determine who was at fault in the accident and can fight against the insurance companies and their lawyers to seek full and fair compensation.

If you have been injured, seek immediate medical help, and then call our firm so we can get to work getting you back on your feet! With over 50 combined years of combined injury experience, we have the tools needed to bring you justice.

Call our firm right away to get started on your claim!