Every pregnant woman wants a healthy baby. However, a car accident during pregnancy can seriously harm the mother and her unborn child. In some cases, the accident results in a miscarriage. A Los Angeles personal injury attorney at Salamati Law can help you through this challenging time and hold those responsible for the car accident and its impact on your pregnancy liable.
While a miscarriage is the most severe consequence, it is not the only one. A pregnant woman injured in a car accident may experience:
An otherwise-normal pregnancy can quickly become a high risk once the mother is involved in a car accident. Such pregnancies require more doctor visits, testing, ultrasounds, and other invasive procedures. Most women are placed on bed rest for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Always wear a seatbelt when traveling in a motor vehicle, especially if pregnant. If you are involved in a car accident, call 911 immediately. That is true even if you do not think you were hurt. Even minor fender benders can result in serious injuries to you or your baby that may not seem obvious right away. Take an ambulance from the accident scene to the nearest hospital.
Your medical needs are urgent and take priority. However, if possible, take photos of the accident, obtain the contact and insurance information of the other driver, and get the contact information of any witnesses. Finally, hire an experienced car accident lawyer as soon as possible.
If you were involved in a car accident while pregnant, you need the services of an experienced Los Angeles car accident lawyer at Salamati Law. Contact us 24/7 to schedule a free consultation, whether you were hurt due to another driver’s negligence or if you suffered a loss of pregnancy. After reviewing your claim, we will discuss your options.
While most cases are settled, we will proceed to trial when necessary. There is no fee unless you receive compensation. Hablamos Español.