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A Phoenix car accident can impact every aspect of your life. You may be facing medical costs, unable to work, and suffering from daily pain. When you have reason to believe your car accident was caused or partially caused by prescription drugs, our team will help fight for your rights.
Even when obtained legally, prescription drugs can cause a range of side effects that make operating a motor vehicle unsafe. Our team will investigate your Phoenix car accident, gather evidence to build a claim, and pursue compensation for your losses.
Contact an injury lawyer for accidents caused by prescription drugs in Phoenix, Arizona today at (602) 999-9999. Our team offers free case reviews to help you understand all your legal options. We will even come to your home or hospital room to get started.
Common Side Effects of Prescription Drugs and Their Impact on Driving
Prescription drugs can have powerful side effects that can make operating a motor vehicle dangerous. Even if the other driver had a prescription for the drugs in their system, they might have been told not to drive. Or, they may have been uninformed of the drug’s side effects, which could mean another party is liable.
These and other factors could be critical in winning your car accident case due to AZ § 20-259.01, which states the insurance policy of the at-fault party is responsible for covering losses.
Common side effects of prescription medication that may impact the operation of a motor vehicle may include:
- Blurred vision
- Slow reaction times
- Impaired cognitive function
- Abnormal heart rhythms
- Difficulty breathing
The driver may also have been mixing prescription drugs or had an allergic reaction to a specific drug. Even if the driver was taking the drug exactly as prescribed, the ingestion of a prescription drug may have contributed to the car accident. If we can prove this was the case, their insurance may be held partially or fully responsible for your losses.
How the Zanes Law Team Will Fight for Your Rights
Prescription drug car accident cases can be complex. There may be multiple factors at play, and the cause of the accident may not be immediately clear. We guide our clients through the aftermath of car accidents by offering the following services.
Investigate Your Car Accident
The first step in pursuing compensation is to understand exactly what occurred and who was at fault. For example, who was at fault for the accident? If multiple parties were at fault, what percentage should be assigned to each party? Once we understand exactly what occurred, we will begin to build your case.
Gather Evidence About Your Accident
Our next step is to gather evidence to support a claim. We may collect eyewitness testimony, seek photographs or video of the accident, speak with medical professionals about the impact prescription drugs may have had, gather medical reports, and work with an Arizona accident reconstruction specialist.
Calculate Your Full Losses
You may be facing lost time at work, painful injuries, medical bills, and damaged property. Our team will investigate every way the accident has impacted your life and calculate the full amount of losses you have suffered.
File a Claim
Once we have gathered all the evidence, our team will file a claim with the appropriate insurance company. If required, we may have to provide additional evidence or work to negotiate a settlement for your losses.
Fight for You in an Arizona Court of Law
If required, our team of trial attorneys will take your case to court and fight for your rights in a court of law. No matter how your case goes, our team will be with you throughout the process.
Our team of accident attorneys has decades of experience helping Phoenix accident victims recover the losses they deserve. Let us stand with you during this challenging time. Call today at (602) 999-9999
Damages Your May Recover After A Prescription Drug-Related Car Accident
The prescription drugs may only be one factor to consider in your Phoenix car accident case. However, it can be a critical factor in winning a settlement in your car accident case and recovering the losses you deserve.
Throughout the case, our team will work hard to seek compensation for all your losses, including:
- Medical bills (hospitalization, surgery, and rehabilitation therapies, etc.)
- Lost wages for the time you have to take off work
- Lost future wages if you are injured too severely to return to work
- Loss of employment benefits, including retirement savings matching or employer health care
- Personal property damage, including your vehicle, eyeglasses, and electronic devices
- Pain and suffering losses for the emotional and physical pain you suffer
If you sustained injuries in a car accident you believe was caused by prescription drug use, we will help. Call Zanes Law now at (602) 999-9999.
Contact an Injury Lawyer for Accidents Caused by Prescription Drugs in Phoenix, Arizona
Our family-oriented legal team is committed to fighting for your rights. We understand the devastating impact a car accident can have on every aspect of your life, and we work hard to help get your life back on track.
An injury lawyer for accidents caused by prescription drugs in Phoenix, Arizona gets to work the moment you call. Our team will come to your home or hospital room for a free consultation to understand your situation and explain your legal rights. Then, we get to work gathering evidence to support a claim.
Call Zanes Law today for a free review of your Phoenix car accident claim at (602) 999-9999 before the statute of limitations under AZ § 12-542 expires.