Ambulance Collides with Pickup Truck in Hialeah

827175_a31d64bc4da74d67bdc25c2b6af15fb5Sunday, December 14th around 3:30 a.m. an ambulance collided with a pickup truck causing the ambulance to flip on its side and to hit a fire hydrant. The emergency response team rushed three people from the accident scene of West 68th street and 28th avenue to the Palmetto Regional Hospital. The Hialeah Police Department is still investigating the incident.

Unfortunately, car accidents result in pain and suffering of the physical injuries sustained because of the negligence of a third party and expenses of lost wages and massive medical bills. Many times serious injuries resulting from the motorcycle accident do not present themselves immediately; serious lumbar and spinal injuries, neck injuries, brain injuries and/or other significant illnesses may take time to progress and become noticeable.

A victim must prove four things when bringing a car accident claim; (1) duty, (2) breach, (3) causation, and (4) damages. The victim must prove that the defendant owed the victim a duty to drive his/her vehicle in a responsible manner. Furthermore, the victim must prove that the defendant’s actions, i.e., running a red light, texting and/or talking on the phone while driving, driving intoxicated, speeding or failing to obey any other traffic law, was a breach of said duty. After The Izquierdo Law Firm has established that the defendant had a duty and that he breached said duty, negligence is established. However, for the victim to recover, he must also prove that the damages sustained were caused by the defendant’s negligence. Often times, the insurance company will try to claim that the injuries were pre-existing and were not caused by their insured’s negligence. Insurance companies will also try to claim that the victim was negligent in some way and that they should be barred from recovery. Because an insurance company is in the business of making money by trying to avoid paying out claims, it is essential that you retain Mr. Izquierdo as your attorney. He works closely with an expert medical team to establish that the injuries sustained by our clients were a result of the defendant’s negligence. The Izquierdo Law Firm will make sure that the insurance companies do not avoid liability or issuing just compensation.

If you or a loved one has been injured as the result of an automobile accident, you should seek representation from our experienced team at The Izquierdo Law Firm. You should not have to fight alone when you are surrounded by parties whose interests will be well protected by a team of attorneys. Insurance companies deal with complex automobile related litigation on a daily basis. Usually, an insurance company will try to present settlement papers right away in order to limit their liability. It is important that you do not sign any documents prior to seeking the help of an experienced personal injury attorney like Mr. Izquierdo. To safeguard your rights, please contact The Izquierdo Law Firm for a free consultation.

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