Ejection accidents are often caused by both a negligent driver and manufacturer defects in the victim’s vehicle that can increase the likelihood that he would be ejected from his vehicle. Seat belt malfunctions, defective door latches, and weaker side window glass often contribute to a person being ejected in a crash. Rollover accidents are another reason for ejections—especially when SUVs are involved in the wreck.
Being thrown out of a vehicle in an accident can cause a victim to suffer serious injuries or death. These injuries can be even more catastrophic if the vehicles are going at a high speed. Common injuries motorists suffer include:
If you or a family member was injured in an ejection accident with a negligent driver, you may need long-term expensive medical treatment and be off work for an extended period of time—if you can return to work at all. These cases can be more complicated due to the multiple parties who could be responsible for compensating you for your lost wages, medical bills, and emotional trauma. Start an online chat to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with our experienced and compassionate car accident attorneys.