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New Haven Head-On Collisions

A speeding car approaches on a head-on collision trajectory

The crash dynamics of head-on collisions are unforgiving, often leading to severe brain and spinal cord injuries and even death. The New Haven personal injury attorneys at Jacobs & Jacobs have extensive experience handling car accident cases involving head-on collisions. Our law firm is equipped to help you obtain maximum compensation for the losses you have suffered due to another driver’s negligence.

Many head-on accidents are the result of drunk driving, distracted driving and other forms of driver negligence. Careless and negligent drivers can cause head-on collisions by:

  • Veering across highway medians
  • Crossing the center line
  • Driving the wrong way on a one-way street
  • Driving the wrong way on an exit or entrance ramp
  • Failing to heed traffic lights
  • Driving too fast in unsafe conditions (such as snow and ice)

How Common Are Head-On Collisions?

Fortunately for drivers in New Haven and across the country, head-on collisions are extremely rare. Statistics estimate that just 2% of all car crashes are head-on collisions. These car accidents are more common in rural areas, making up 13% of all rural fatal crashes. While they are relatively uncommon, particularly in urban areas, head-on crashes have the potential to cause catastrophic injuries or even death. The speed of the vehicles involved, location of the crash, and proximity to first responders may play a role in the severity of the head-on collision in New Haven. Our wrongful death attorneys in Milford are prepared to represent accident victims with compassion and fierce advocacy.

How Jacobs & Jacobs Handles Head-On Collision Cases

Even at relatively low speeds, head-on car accidents can leave the accident victim with debilitating, serious injuries. We assess the circumstances of the accident and the ongoing medical needs of the victim, including surgery, physical therapy, and rehabilitation.

Our accident attorneys will work with you personally to help you successfully pursue compensation for your personal injury or wrongful death claim.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a head-on auto accident, please contact us today online or by telephone at (203) 777-2300. Even if you only suffered minor injuries, our New Haven car accident attorneys will fight to get you the result you deserve.

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