Auto Accident Attorney in Salem
Help for Car Accident Victims in Oregon & Washington
At Swanson | Lathen | Prestwich, we believe that reckless and careless drivers should be held responsible for the damage they cause. Our Salem car accident lawyers work hard to provide serious advocacy for the individuals we represent, and we trust that our hard work will be to your benefit.
What causes a car accident?
Several accidents are initiated by reckless driving behaviors, while others occur occur because drivers simply fail to adhere to basic rules of the road. Drunk drivers pose another huge risk to motorists on the road. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 1 in every 5 Americans will be involved in an alcohol-related crash in their lifetime.
Some common types of accidents include:
- Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
- Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)
- Texting Driver Accidents
- Auto Product Liability
- Hit and Run Accidents
- Fatal Car Accidents
- Rear End Accidents
People in car accidents frequently suffer from spinal cord injuries, back injuries, brain injuries, and other debilitating conditions.