Thousands of motorists are seriously injured or killed in auto accidents every year. In cities and on highways across the state, negligent and reckless drivers can cause untold pain and suffering on their unsuspecting victims. In 2016 alone, there were more than 13,800 auto accidents on Wyoming’s roadways.
Whether you are involved in a car wreck on the highway or have suffered a serious injury after being hit as a pedestrian crossing the road in downtown Cheyenne, Wyoming. Our award-winning team of accident injury lawyers, paralegals, legal assistants, and medical consultants will fight to get you the justice and compensation you deserve. If you or a family member have been seriously injured because of a motor vehicle accident caused by someone’s negligence, get legal help from an experienced personal injury attorney. Call Cody, Wyoming of Burg Simpson today at 307-527-7891 or by filling out our Free Case Evaluation form.
There are several types of motor vehicle accidents that threaten today’s drivers, such as:
- Rear-end collisions
- Accidents in parking lots
- Automobile and cyclist accidents
- Construction zone accidents
- Defective vehicles
- Defective roads
- Defective tires
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Bus and school bus accidents
- SUV rollover accidents
- Wrongful death
If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident that has left you seriously injured, get the legal assistance you need from a skilled personal accident lawyer in Wyoming quickly.
Wyoming law requires drivers to report auto accidents within 10 days to the Wyoming Department of Transportation, which requires drivers to fill out and submit a Traffic Crash Report, if:
- The accident caused an injury or death.
- The accident resulted in $1,000 or more in property damage.
Drivers who fail to report an accident with the Wyoming DOT could face a fine of up to $200, 20 days of jail time, or even risk a driver’s license suspension.
The report must also include detailed information regarding your current auto insurance policy. The DOT will cross-check this information with the insurance company shown on the report. Drivers without insurance at the time of the accident also risk losing their driver’s license.
Drivers are instructed to mail the report to:
Wyoming Department of Transportation
5300 Bishop Blvd.
Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82009-3340
Contact a personal injury lawyer in Cody if you have been hurt in an auto accident. Call Burg Simpson today at 307-527-7891.
Put Our Wyoming Lawyers to Work for You
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in an auto accident anywhere in the state of Wyoming, it is vitally important that you talk to an experienced accident claim lawyer as soon as practically possible after your incident. Fill out our Free Case Evaluation Form here or talk to one of our accident and injury lawyers immediately by calling 307-527-7891.