When another person's actions result in someone suffering serious injuries, a close assessment of the event will need to take place. In many cases, a car crash is caused by the negligence or recklessness of another driver, and this type of incident commonly results in harm to other travelers. When individuals are injured, they may have reason to seek compensation.
Two individuals in Alabama may be considering such action after recently being involved in a crash. Reports stated that the situation began at a sports bar where two groups of people allegedly got into an argument over the jukebox. One of the groups got into their vehicle and left the bar after security broke up the altercation. Apparently, a man with the other group also got into a vehicle and followed the first car. The man reportedly hit the back of the first car on purpose.
The collision caused a front-seat passenger in the first car to be thrown from the vehicle. She was considered to be in critical condition. A passenger in the back seat was taken from the scene to an area hospital, and the driver apparently suffered only minor injuries. The man driving the second car left the scene of the incident, but someone reportedly informed police of his actions. As a result, he was located and taken into custody on multiple charges.
The individuals injured in this Alabama car crash may have a long road ahead of them when it comes to recovering from their injuries. Not only will they likely face considerable physical pain, they could also have to contend with financial burdens as well due to medical expenses and other damages. If they believe pursuing compensation for these damages could be in their best interests, they may wish to consider filing personal injury claims.
Source: local10.com, "2 injured in crash after argument at Miami sports bar escalates", Peter Burke, Sanela Sabovic and Amanda Batchelor, Jan. 18, 2018