People file lawsuits for a number of reasons, including seeking compensation for injuries suffered in different types of accidents. Injuries received in car accidents may result in lengthy hospital stays or even death, leaving family members with not only heartache but also costly medical or funeral bills. A woman recently died in one of the many car accidents on a Colorado highway.
A report by the Colorado State Patrol stated that a northbound Chevrolet pickup truck crossed the center line and hit a four-door sedan. The truck went spinning across the northbound lane, left the highway and flipped over. The sedan also began to spin and was hit a second time by a Ford pickup truck.
The three male drivers, along with a female passenger in the sedan were all transported to a nearby hospital. The woman died from her injuries while at the medical facility. All three men had minor injuries and were released upon treatment. While there was no mention on what caused the Chevrolet truck to leave its lane, troopers are still investigating the incident. They do not believe drugs or alcohol were involved.
Some families of those who have died in car accidents feel that successfully litigating a wrongful death lawsuit brings a measure of closure to a loss that may not make any sense. Any money awarded will never bring back the one they lost, but it will help pay for bills incurred in the cause of death. Colorado residents needing someone to represent them as they seek compensation will want a knowledgeable professional by their sides.
Source: gazette.com, “Woman killed in Wednesday morning crash near Monument is ID’d“, Kaitlin Durbin, May 25, 2016