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Vehicle Back-Up Injuries Should Be Taken Seriously
Large vehicles have large blind spots, and as a result many people suffer injuries from vehicles moving in reverse. Drivers count on rearview mirrors, but these mirrors do not make all blind spots visible. As a result, back-up or reverse injuries are common. They can result in serious harm, such as crush injuries, amputation or death.
At Abramson Smith Waldsmith LLP, our San Francisco injury lawyers have more than 100 years’ combined litigation experience. We pay personal attention to every case and are proud to possess a winning record on behalf of our clients. Contact us if you’ve been seriously injured in a back-up accident.
Back-up injuries can occur due to faulty back-up alarms or other equipment failures. The larger the vehicle, the larger the blind spot. The driver cannot see behind this cone of blindness, and a truck on a construction site may reverse and back over a pedestrian.
Despite the use of a back-up alarm, pedestrians can be run over or vehicles can be crushed. Often no spotter is available to watch or guide the backing up of a delivery or garbage truck, large SUVs, minivans, buses, or other vehicle carrying heavy equipment, causing serious injury and tragic accidents to pedestrians.
At Abramson Smith Waldsmith LLP, our attorneys try to visualize the case, which leads to larger settlements and verdicts for our clients. These vehicle back-up cases are all about visualizing. Our experienced personal injury trial lawyers frequently use leading courtroom technology and electronic case presentation to clearly advance our client’s position. Through diagrams and animations, we can create a great advantage for clients that allows juries to see and understand a great deal of evidence in a short amount of time.
We prepare each case with the idea we’ll try it in court. Contact a Bay Area injury lawyer today regarding your serious back-up injury or reverse case.
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