Jonesboro Rental Car Accidents
With car rental companies like Hertz, Avis, and Enterprise renting vehicles to people all over the country, there are countless rental cars on the road all the time. In Craighead County, you may have not thought about the fact that you could be driving in close proximity to a rental car at any given time. Rental cars can be convenient and helpful for individuals whose own vehicles are in the shop or for people traveling for business or vacation, but they can be nightmares, however, for people injured in collisions involving them.
If a rental car accident caused by another driver has inflicted you or a loved one with injuries, the Jonesboro car accident lawyers of Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz can assess the details of your case and help you navigate through the legal process. We are a large regional personal injury law firm comprised of 30+ attorneys and 120+ staff members, which enables us to give our clients the one-on-one attention that they deserve. Give us a call to see how we may be able to help you today.
The Complexities of a Rental Car Accident
Before a victim can recover damages after a rental car collision, special considerations must be taken into account. To avoid confusion and a headache, you should hire a knowledgeable car accident attorney in the Jonesboro area to explain the legalities surrounding rental cars, assert your rights, and assist you in validating your claim of negligence. Recovering compensatory damages requires you to establish the defendant’s negligence by proving that the other driver owed you a duty of reasonable care, breached said duty, and caused you to sustain injuries as a result.
While there are special considerations when it comes to rental car crashes, such as insurance coverage disputes, the reasons for the collisions are usually the same as the causes of other types of motor vehicle collisions, such as aggressive driving, failing to yield, drunk driving, cell phone use while driving, speeding, distracted driving, failing to maintain one’s lane, and more. For example, you could be driving on Airport Road near the Jonesboro Municipal Airport – located at 3901 Lindbergh Drive, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401 – and be hit headfirst by a rental car whose driver failed to maintain his lane due to texting, resulting in a failure to maintain lane accident.
After a rental car collision in Jonesboro, you could be left with significant injuries that require you to attend physical therapy. Rehabilitation and other medical services can quickly end up costing you more than you can afford, so it is important to prove liability and shift the attention to damages. To compensate you for your medical bills, lost wages, and other monetary losses, you can be awarded economic damages, whereas non-economic damages can be awarded to you for abstract losses deriving from the crash, such as pain and suffering, disfigurement, and loss of enjoyment of life.
Discuss Your Case Today with One of Our Arkansas Attorneys
After a collision with a rental car, you need someone who is familiar with the legal complexities surrounding rental car accidents in order to get you the compensation you need as quickly as possible. For over 30 years, the personal injury lawyers of Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz have been fighting for people injured in crashes involving rental cars throughout Arkansas.
To schedule a free consultation with one of our motor vehicle collision attorneys, complete our online form or call us toll-free at 800-529-4004. When it comes to people who are in need of an experienced auto collision lawyer, NST is the way to go.
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