Earlier this morning a three-car crash sent a vehicle veering into a Glendale, Arizona townhouse.
Three Car Crash Leaves 4 People Hurt
Early this morning police and fire crews were called to the scene at the West Place Townhouse complex at 43rd Avenue and Lamar Road, south of Glendale Avenue.
According to Phoenix Police Sgt. Vince Lewis, “One of the vehicles spun off and struck a condo on the Glendale (west) side of the street.” Pictures from the scene revealed one crashed vehicle on its side half walk upon the sidewalk. The other vehicle was crashed into the side of the townhome. Extensive damage was found inside the townhouse.
Four people were injured. Of those four, a 17-year-old-boy and a 60-year-old woman were taken to the hospital in serious condition. The other two suffered minor injuries.
Police are still trying to determine what led up to the collision.
What To Do After a Personal Injury
After suffering a personal injury, you’ll want to know what options are available. Below we’ll discuss an average timeline of a personal injury case, as well as provide some insight into why you should consider working with a personal injury attorney.
Personal Injury Case Timeline
It was just starting to rain when the car next to you swerved into you. It appears that the driver of that car was actually texting at the time of the accident, and wasn’t paying attention. You had to receive treatment for a broken arm. You’re considering filing a lawsuit to receive compensation for the treatment of your arm, but also for the time you’ve had to take off work to recover. You’re also facing some future loss of wage because of the broken arm and time needed to attend personal therapy to regain full motion in your arm. What now?
1. Get Medical Treatment
The first thing you should do if you are injured in an accident is immediately to seek medical treatment from either the hospital or a doctor. This is not only good for your health, but also for an insurance adjuster as well as if you decide to pursue legal action.
2. Find a Lawyer
For anything more than a minor claim that could essentially be figured out by the insurance companies, you’ll want to find a lawyer. You might even want to contact a lawyer for small claims, just in case.
Reasons to Work with a Personal Injury Attorney
If you have been involved in an automobile accident, you might be hesitant about getting an attorney involved. But even if you do not decide to press charges, you might consider just going over the aspects of your accident with an attorney. Should you decide that legal action is necessary, that personal injury attorney can help you build your case. They have the experience necessary to ensure you are able to prove your injuries so that you can collect the compensation you are owed.