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Injured in a head-on collision? A Chicago car accident lawyer can help

One of the most serious types of car accidents our Chicago car accident lawyers deal with involves two cars crashing head on into each other. When these accidents happen, the force of the two vehicles crashing into each other doubles the power of the crash. That’s why head-on collisions often result in serious injuries or even fatalities.

Knowing what to do after such a serious car accident can be overwhelming. Even knowing what your rights are as an injury victim might not be clear. That’s why it’s important to talk to a car crash attorney as soon as possible.

An experienced Chicago car accident lawyer from Coplan & Crane can explain all the legal options available to you. And since we have years of experience representing injured victims and their families throughout Illinois, we know how the legal system works here and which strategy makes the most sense for your specific circumstances.

How do head-on collisions happen?

Head-on collisions happen for many different reasons. Some of the most common causes include:

  • Distracted drivers crossing the center line and hitting an oncoming car
  • A driver falls asleep and drives into oncoming traffic
  • A speeding driver loses control of a car and drives into another car
  • Reckless drivers crashing head-on into other cars
  • Drunk drivers crashing into oncoming cars

Whatever the cause of your head-on collision, we want to help you hold the other driver accountable for the accident.

How a Chicago car accident attorney can help you

Head-on collisions can be complicated for many different reasons. Sometimes, it’s because the driver who caused the crash denies doing anything wrong. Other times, it’s because one or both of the drivers did not survive the crash.

And then there’s the insurance companies. Even if the other driver clearly caused your head-on collision, odds are the other driver’s insurance company will do everything it can to reduce or deny your accident claim in an effort to save some money.

That’s not right. That’s why we take such cases so seriously at our law firm. If the insurance company refuses to cooperate, we’re prepared to take legal action against them and take them to court. Find out how a car accident lawyer at our law firm can help you. Contact us today.