Celebrity Car Accidents
It is not only us mere “normal” individuals who are involved in fender benders and serious automobile accidents. The rich and famous, otherwise known as Hollywood’s elite, are also prone to the occasional car accident. Even though they like to believe they are above the law, even movie stars and pop signers must follow the same rules of the road and are subject to the same laws as us mere “mortals” are. Below are a few recent cases of celebrities involved in automobile accidents.
Justin Bieber is facing assault charges in addition to charges for dangerous driving following an automobile collision in rural Ontario. Apparently, the vehicle that Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were riding in collided with another vehicle. According to reports, the driver of the all-terrain vehicle and a passenger in the minivan were engaged in a physical altercation. It does not appear that there were serious injuries; however, Bieber does have serious legal charges to deal with stemming from the automobile accident. In this accident, attorneys will not only deal with the issue of the accident but the physical altercation following the accident.
Two years after crashing her Porsche into a semi-truck on the Pacific Coast Highway in California, Lindsay Lohan has finally settled the matter in an out-of-court settlement with the driver of the semi-truck. Lohan tried to blame the accident on her assistant; however, that strategy did not work for the actress. The driver of the truck sued Lohan for physical and mental suffering. The terms of the settlement will remain confidential with neither party discuss the terms. In addition to the liability of the accident, Lohan also had to deal with the fact that she tried to cover that up by saying her assistant was driving.
In June, Tracy Morgan was involved in a terrible accident that left him fighting for his life and one person in the car with him dead. Morgan’s limo was struck on the NJ Turnpike by a tractor-trailer leaving one person dead and the remaining passengers, including Morgan, in critical condition. The accident consisted of a chain reaction involving two tractor-trailers, two vehicles, an SUV and Morgan’s limo. Tracy Morgan is continuing to recover from injuries he sustained in the automobile accident. This type of accident involves several complex issues due to the vehicles involved (i.e. tractor-trailers) and the number of vehicles involved.Why do You Need an Experienced Automobile Accident Attorney
When you have been injured due to the negligent, careless or reckless acts of another driver, you deserve to be compensated for your injuries. However, the attorney for the other driver and his insurance company are not looking out for your best interest. That is why you need a personal injury attorney who specializes in automobile accident cases to represent you.
By hiring a highly-skilled and experienced automobile accident attorney, you will increase your chances of receiving the maximum amount of compensation for your injuries. Your attorney will know exactly what needs to be done to preserve evidence and retain experts to build a strong claim against the person who is liable for your injuries.