Woman Dies After Tragic Fort Collins Car Accident

An accident scene on the road o| Fort Collins Car Accident

On December 15th, emergency crews were called to the scene of a Fort Collins car accident. According to reports, a 2002 GMC Sierra pickup hit an unidentified woman in the driveway and shoved her into a parked SUV. The pickup kept moving down the driving, pinning her and dragging her down the driveway. Sadly, on December 21, 2016, the injured woman died from her injuries.

Motor vehicle accidents occur at an alarming rate in and around Fort Collins, Colorado. From car accidents to motorcycle accidents, these accidents can range from minor fender benders to more serious and fatal car accidents. When a fatal car accident claims the life of someone you love, it can be difficult to know what to do next. As medical bills, mortgage payments, and credit card debt begins to rise, grieving families can find themselves struggling with unforeseen financial burdens. Even as they are still grieving the loss of their loved one, insurance companies may swoop in offering a quick and easy settlement. By taking advantage of families during this time, insurance agencies are able to reduce their own liabilities. Unfortunately, these quick and easy settlements are just a fraction of what your families need and deserve

A Fort Collins wrongful death attorney can help you and your family during this difficult time. While no amount of compensation could ever replace the loss of your loved one, you and your family should not have to suffer unnecessary financial burden during this time. If your loved one was a primary provider, you may need money to cover lost wages, loss of future earnings, and more. Your attorney will be able to fight for your rights and negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf. Without an attorney on your side, insurance companies often play hardball, using a “take it or leave it” approach that pressures grieving families to accept far less than they are entitled to.

Further Reading: Preventing Motorcycle Accidents

Types of Wrongful Death Accidents

There are numerous types of wrongful death claims, but the most common are:

  • Car accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Trucking accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Airplane crash
  • Assault or murder
  • Occupational hazard
  • Construction accidents

Car accidents are the primary cause of wrongful death for individuals under the age of 35. Driving while under the influence of alcohol accounts for 33% of all car accident fatalities and speeding accounts for another third.

Contact Our Fort Collins Wrongful Death Lawyers

Fort Collins, CO Car Accident Attorneys Timms FowlerIf someone you love has been killed in an accident that was caused by another person’s negligence, you have a legal right to file a claim. It is important to discuss your case with an experienced Fort Collins wrongful death lawyer immediately. Contact the Fowler Law Firm today at (970) 232-3322 to find out how we can use our legal experience to help you recover maximum compensation.

 

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The Fowler Law Firm, LLC

Timms Fowler
Tel: 970.232.3322
The Fowler Law Firm, LLC
155 East Boardwalk Drive, Suite 300
Fort Collins, CO 80525
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