- Cape Cod Car Accident Lawyer News | Wareham, MA Man Killed
- May 17, 2013
- Law Firm: The Law Office of Kevin P. Landry P.C. - Falmouth Office
In Cape Cod car accident lawyer news, a 20 year old Wareham man was tragically killed in a single vehicle crash on Charge Pond Road in Wareham, MA early Saturday morning.
Police found the man and his passenger in a wooded area in the drivers 2008 Chevrolet Impala with extensive damage to the vehicle.
EMS responded to the scene shortly after 3 AM after responding to reports of the automobile accident and found the vehicle on its left side, with the driver and passenger in serious condition.
Cape Cod Car Accident Lawyer: Victims Identified
Police on the scene reported that the two occupants of the vehicle weredriver Jonathan Lydon of Wareham, 20 and passenger, identified as Jordan Lopes, 20 of Wareham, MA.
Lopes was pronounced dead on the scene.
The driver, Lydon was sent to Tobey Hospital in Wareham, MA for treatment. His injuries were not life threatening according to police and medical personnel.
Police are currently investigating the Wareham automobile accident as to cause - whether it was due to excessive speed, alcohol or general driver negligence.
Cape Cod Car Accident Attorney Advice
Car accidents on Cape Cod and especially the windy back roads of towns like Wareham, MA are all too common - and are not necessarily more prevalent in the summer tourist season.
Whether its excessive speed, use of alcohol or distracted driving due to text messaging, these kinds of causative factors are far too common on Cape Cod and surrounding regions.
Keep your vehicle in control at all time, minimize distracted driving and always wear your seat-belt. Wearing your seat belt, although not a guarantee against injuries, is your best safeguard against serious injury should you be the victim of a n automobile crash on Cape Cod - whether it be in Wareham or Wellfleet.
After car accidents in particular, there are many kinds of personal injuries that may not appear for weeks. So if you've been in a car accident, seek medical attention regardless, even if you are not feeling signs or symptoms of trauma or injury.
Even so, if your injuries are minor in nature, its highly recommended to seek medical attention should you ever pursue a personal injury claim with your insurance company.
This is of critical importance, because insurance companies are not in the business to pay significant claims - as has been reported here many times before.
Call A Cape Cod Car Accident Lawyer First?
And if you have been in a car accident and need to file an insurance claim, it's best to first contact a Cape Cod car accident attorney who knows Cape Cod from Wellfleet to Wareham - and one is well versed in all areas of personal injury law, especially those laws regarding automobile accidents.
Many people feel they don't need the assistance of a car accident attorney even in minor cases. However, you need to know your rights and its best to speak with a personal injury lawyer, especially if your insurance company is giving you the run around.
Having said that, if you've been in a car accident on Cape Cod, get medical treatment first...period.
Then call a Cape Cod car accident lawyer immediately afterward. One who can help you navigate through the morass of paperwork and legal jargon that may confuse you - confusion which may result in a lower insurance payout and a negative impact on your quality of life.
Remember, insurance companies don't want to pay claims. In most cases, they want to keep their money and not give you what you deserve.
Get someone on your side (and it's not Allstate, by the way).
Talking to a Cape Cod car accident attorney firm like ours will help you to protect your rights as a consumer.
Our services are always on contingency - meaning we are compensated only if YOU are compensated.
That way, the risk is on US and not on YOU.