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By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Car Accident on Friday, May 11, 2018.
Waymo Car Crashes, Driverless Technology Not to Blame

While there has been some backlash and concern about the safety of autonomous vehicles yesterday, there is no doubt at all that a Waymo car accident in Arizona was not the fault of the car. When a Honda sedan ran a red light at a busy junction on Friday May 4, it swerved to avoid another car, whose driver was following the traffic signals. As a result of this swerve, the Honda collided with the Waymo vehicle. In this case, it appears that the Waymo car was simply “in the wrong place at the wrong time”.

In case there is any residual feeling that the autonomous car was somehow at fault – it was in manual mode at the time of the collision, and was being controlled by a human driver.

Car in Accidents in Los Angeles, What You Need to Know and How an Attorney Can Help

Did you know that approximately 220,000 people in California are injured as a result of a car accident each year? Or that California car accidents account for 10% of all United States deaths and injuries?

As those statistics show, car accidents can have long-lasting and potentially devastating consequences. Even when your injuries are not life-threatening, you may be temporarily or permanently disabled, leaving you unable to work and earn to your full capacity. When you have been injured to this extent through no fault of your own, you should not need to shoulder the financial burden. If you wish to seek compensation and monetary damages from the responsible motorist, a Los Angeles car accident attorney could be a very valuable addition to your team.

Knowing the Los Angeles legal system as well as we do, we are expertly positioned to build a concrete case through acting on your behalf in:

  • Collecting sufficient evidence and determining liability
  • Establish all potential sources for recovery
  • Assessing the full value of your injuries and damages, and ensuring the insurance companies involved cannot underpay
  • Negotiate with your insurer on your behalf to make sure you recover every penny you are entitled to
  • Conduct all communication with other involved parties on your behalf
  • Take all relevant factors into consideration to maximize your settlement
  • Prepare a formal complaint, and file a lawsuit where required
  • Represent you both inside and outside of court

Speak to a Los Angeles Car Accident Attorney to Recover the Settlement You Deserve

However your car accident occurred, a highly-skilled and experienced Los Angeles attorney from Kristensen Weisberg LLP has the legal knowledge and expertise you need to ensure you receive the best outcome possible from your case.

Through handling cases like yours for several decades, our Los Angeles auto accident attorneys have successfully recovered maximum damages for car accidents involving:

  • Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI)
  • Hit and run accidents
  • Multi-vehicle collisions
  • Head-on collisions
  • T-boning
  • Rear-ending

A car accident in Los Angeles can have any number of contributory factors, and equally many potential injuries and effects on your whole life.

To discuss your case with a Los Angeles car accident attorney, and find out exactly what we could do to help you, call us today on 310-984-1297 to schedule your free initial consultation.