Motor vehicle accidents are not only the result of other drivers' negligence, but can also be caused by poor highway design or maintenance. When the design or condition of a roadway cause accidents due to a failure to follow accepted safety and engineering standards, injured individuals may be able to take legal action.
At The Jasmer Law Firm, we advocate for clients who suffered injury in accidents caused by defective roadways. We seek compensation for injured clients' expenses and losses, including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. We also represent clients who lost loved ones in accidents caused by highway defect. We file wrongful death claims for the financial resources that will allow grieving families to put their lives back together again.
We have a record of obtaining significant awards and settlements for individuals injured in all types of motor vehicle accidents . One reason for the firm's success is our exhaustive investigation and thorough analysis. Our lawyer works with a variety of experts and specialists, including engineers, accident reconstructionists and highway safety specialists to identify the source of the defect. We consult with physicians and other medical specialists to determine the impact of the accident on a client's health, family and career.
Causes of Road Design and Maintenance Accidents
Road defect accidents can be the result of:
- Over-hanging vegetation
- Obscured and obstructed signs
- Low bridges with incorrect or unposted height warnings
- Lack of warning and directional signs in construction zone
- Broken traffic signals
- Broken guard rails
- Pavement holes and defects
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Discuss a road design-related auto accident for free. All cases handled on a contingency fee basis. To contact our firm, call 312-386-7011 or 866-920-6021.