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San Jose Car Accident Claims on the Rise?

Updated: May 7

Earlier this month, following a horrific car crash in San Jose, a Milpitas man, who was initially rushed to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, was pronounced dead by authorities. The individual, who shall remain nameless out of respect for the family, was driving eastbound along the Capitol Expressway, near Senter Road, when the driver lost control of the vehicle and slammed headfirst into a tree. Police note the car was traveling “at a high rate of speed.”

An accident such as this could easily claim multiple people’s lives in the blink of an eye.

Did you know that, in 2019, California reported a total of 3,540 vehicle-related deaths, which is a slight bump from 2018? Most involved passenger vehicles, like SUVs and sedans, while trucks and motorcycles accounted for a significantly smaller portion of motor accident-related fatalities. One of the biggest causes of such incidents is driving while under the influence of alcohol, but we’re not saying that was this case in San Jose this month.

If you or a loved one is ever involved in a car accident, your best course of action is to hire an experienced accident attorney straight away. After you phone the police and seek medical attention, call our office to schedule a free consultation.

Depending on the damages and injuries suffered during the accident, you may be entitled to monetary compensation to cover your mounting medical, rehabilitation, and personal property expenses. But remember filing a suit and insurance claim following a vehicular accident is subject to tight deadlines. Do not wait around, hoping your situation will improve; call an attorney and get the compensation you are entitled to.

For a free consultation after your car accident, call Gomerman | Bourn & Associates at 415-545-8608 today!

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