Experienced Attorneys for Complex Car Accident Cases
When you or a loved one gets seriously hurt in a car accident, and someone else is at fault (or you’re not sure who is), it can be tempting just to let it go and not seek monetary damages. No one wants to be seen as greedy. But there’s nothing greedy about wanting to mitigate the expenses and emotional damage of a life-changing injury or wrongful death.
Let us explain your rights and counsel you during this unimaginable time in your life. Our law firm has a track record of successful verdicts representing personal injury cases like yours across the Midwest.
Get Compassionate Legal Help for a Life-Changing Auto Accident
JD Haas & Associates, PLLC offers supportive legal services for victims of auto accidents in Rapid City, all of South Dakota. Our experienced team takes on the most challenging and complex cases.
Our mission is to support car accident victims by validating your experience and helping you seek justice. Taking the time to listen to your story and be there when you need legal counsel is what we do best.
Start With a Case Evaluation
Our lawyers may be able to help you file a claim against the liable party and receive the compensation you deserve for your medical expenses, lost wages, or non-economic damages. Get started today with a case evaluation.
Move Forward With Justice After a Severe Car Accident
Every auto accident case is unique, which is why it’s best to find an attorney who specializes in your type of case. Our legal team handles the most complex car accident cases involving traumatic injuries or wrongful death. Let us work with you one-on-one to protect your rights.
JD Haas & Associates offers compassionate and knowledgeable legal services for people in traumatic car accidents:
- DUI (drug, alcohol, or prescription medication)
- Distracted driving or texting
- Driver negligence
- Reckless driving
- Pedestrian accidents
- Traffic violations
- Commercial auto accidents
- Cars, trucks, motorcycles, scooters, bicycles
How We Can Help With Your Car Accident Case
JD Haas & Associates has a reputation for successful verdicts. Our law firm can provide comprehensive legal services to handle every aspect of your case.
Manage Your Case
We can manage your case and handle all the legal procedures such as contacting insurance companies, preparing your claim, negotiating a settlement, gathering evidence, and filing a lawsuit.
Gather Evidence to Establish Fault & Case Value
Our firm may gather the evidence necessary for proving your case and the potential value of your claim. The evidence we may explore includes:
- Accident or police report
- Eyewitness testimony
- Video surveillance
- Medical records
- Proof of lost wages
- Expert witness testimony
Obtain Expert Witnesses
We may consult experts who possess knowledge or experience in a particular field that is relevant to the case. The witness may confirm liability and how the accident led to your injuries.
Represent You in a Settlement
We may help you prepare to negotiate a settlement with a claims adjuster. We may also be able to help you determine if the offer from the insurance company is fair and covers all your damages, as well as your legal options.
File a Lawsuit
If the at-fault party denies fault or the insurance company refuses to negotiate a settlement, we may be able to file a lawsuit and help you pursue recovery for your injuries and financial losses.
Who Is At Fault for Your Injuries?
Liability for your injuries depends on the circumstance of the accident, as well as how the other person’s negligence or actions led to your injuries.
Responsible parties may include: A personal or commercial driver Road management crew Commercial truck company or carrier
What Is Your Rapid City Motor Vehicle Accident Case Worth?
We can’t estimate the value of your case until we’ve had a chance to discuss and review the facts. Our legal team can go over the details of your expenses and losses to determine what you may be able to claim, such as medical expenses, lost income, and non-economic damages.
- Lost Income | If your recovery lasts several days or weeks, you may lose income, as well as future earning capacity. You may also lose health benefits or your pension. As a result, you or your family may suffer financially.
- Medical Expenses | You may be out of pocket for emergency medical attention and long-term care. Your expenses may include surgical procedures, doctor visits, rehabilitative services, in-home care, or prescriptions.
- Non-Economic Damages | You may be suffering from non-economic damages such as poor quality of life, mental or emotional anguish, loss of consortium, or disability.
JD Haas & Associates understands what you need right now: the means to move forward despite all you’ve been through. Contact us for expert legal support if you were seriously injured or your loved one was wrongfully killed in a car accident.