Road design and maintenance have improved significantly due to major advances in roadway technology; however, poorly maintained and defective roadways still cause many car crashes. Experienced personal injury attorneys, like those at Saladino & Schaaf, are familiar with defective roadway accidents and identifying who is liable.
Most defective roadway accidents are caused by poor roadway design or insufficient maintenance. Understanding the cause of the accident will help better identify the party responsible for your accident.
Poorly designed roads can create hazards that lead to severe accidents. These design flaws can make the roadway dangerous to drive on and may result in multiple accidents in the same area. Following are examples of types of poorly designed roads:
The state-level or local transportation department may potentially be responsible for defective road designs.
A road that is poorly maintained may also be the cause of a car crash. Following are examples of road maintenance issues that may lead to a car crash:
Road maintenance is often the responsibility of a contracted company or the state or local municipality. An experienced attorney can review your case to determine who should be held liable for your injuries.
If you have been injured in an auto accident that you believe to be caused by a defective road, it’s important that you reach out to an attorney as soon as possible.
If you or someone you know has been involved in an automobile accident. Contact Saladino & Schaaf today or call us at 270-444-0406 (Paducah) or 270-753-1529 (Murray) to schedule a free consultation. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, but you must act quickly. There are time limits on legal action.
Saladino & Schaaf, PLLC is dedicated to providing high quality, aggressive legal representation to victims of personal injury and wrongful death. Since 1984, this firm and its predecessors have had one goal in mind – to help the victims of personal injury put the pieces of their lives back together.
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