Side-Impact Collisions Usually Occur At Intersections

The side-impact crash is considered the second most dangerous accident type, second only to the head-on collision. Data shows that side-impact crashes account for almost 9,000 deaths every year nationwide.

It's easy to understand why they are deadly. In a side impact (or T-bone or broadside) crash, one vehicle smashes into the other, often at full speed. If the point of impact is at the doors, there is little to protect occupants from the oncoming force.

Passengers and drivers are vulnerable to neck and back injuries, brain injury, broken bones, severe lacerations, spinal cord damage and death.

Causes include:

These are serious accidents causing serious injuries. To obtain maximum recovery under the law, you will need a lawyer with experience winning this type of case in settlement and in the courtroom.

Have you or a family member been hurt in a side-impact collision? Discuss your case with attorney David Gold at no charge or obligation. Call The Gold Law Firm in Memphis, TN, at 901-303-8619, toll free at 800-610-9622 — or email us your questions.