When you rent a limousine, you do so with the expectation that you and your fellow passengers will ride safely to and from your destination. When your driver negligently causes an accident, and you are injured as a result, it puts a damper on your evening—and can put your whole life on hold.
You and the other limo passengers are entitled to compensation for the damages you suffer as a result of this accident.
Arizona requires that limousines carry current and correct insurance documents.
The state’s Department of Transportation specifically requires minimum insurance coverage for limousine vehicles, depending upon their seating capacity, as follows:
Typically, limousine passengers do not wear seatbelts. This alone can yield severe and permanent injuries beyond what would be expected in a traditional car accident. When you factor in the mass of a limousine, the impact-related injuries are substantially more significant in a limo accident than in a car accident.
To understand the potential for injuries in a limousine accident, consider what a car occupant would experience in a car crash and then add to the mix the lack of seatbelts and the increased force involved in a limousine accident. Some common injuries to consider are:
Zanes Law will review your medical reports and opinions of other experts to determine the damages you should recover for whatever injuries you sustain in your limousine accident in Phoenix. Call us today at 602-999-9999.
As we have already established, you, as the party who hired a limousine service to send you a car and driver to take you to your destination, expected a certain “duty” from the limousine service and the driver: that they would take reasonable care to get you to your destination safely.
When the driver breached that duty with his negligent driving, he breached that duty of care. His breach resulted in an accident, and that accident caused your injuries which have cost you in a variety of ways.
With the above argument, we have fulfilled all the criteria the law requires for establishing fault and liability. However, even though the driver’s actions created the accident, the limousine service you hired is probably going to be held liable for his actions. The company is responsible for driver training, driver performance evaluations, and overall safety.
This rule generally applies unless the limousine company outsourced its driver roles to independent contractors. In this case, you would seek recoverable damages from your limousine driver.
We will consider the limousine service and the driver as potential at-fault and liable parties when reviewing your case. Possibly, we will also look into the limo manufacturing company if the vehicle somehow malfunctioned, causing the accident and your injuries.
The limousine accident lawyers in Phoenix at Zanes Law will take on the task of identifying the at-fault and liable parties in your accident a top priority. We will break our determination down, so you understand it, and we will proceed with legal action to get you compensated.
The types of damages you can recover in your limousine accident resemble those you could recover in any other collision caused by someone else’s negligence.
Types of damages may include:
We will do everything from A to Z to recover the compensation you deserve for the injuries you have sustained. Call Zanes Law at 602-999-9999 so we can get to work.
By hiring an attorney to represent you in your pursuit of compensation, you relieve yourself of having to figure out every step of the law, strategically apply it, meet state-imposed deadlines, negotiate with insurers, and plead your case in court.
When we say we do everything from A to Z, we mean it. We will:
Arizona law features a statute of limitations that limits the amount of time following an accident that you have to take legal action in a civil court.
By setting your wheels in motion in early, you can avoid missing this important deadline. In addition, your prompt action gives your lawyer that much more time to prepare your case.
Contact our Phoenix office for a free legal consultation. Our compassionate limousine accident lawyers in Phoenix look forward to helping you recover from your limousine accident.