Government agencies and road construction companies are responsible for keeping roadways free of trash and construction debris so that drivers can travel safely. Unfortunately, objects and other debris are frequently left on roads for long periods of time, creating significant hazards for fast-moving vehicles. Road debris can cause extensive damage to vehicles and may lead to accidents when motorist run over or even dodge the debris.
If you have been injured in an accident due to road debris, you may be able to hold the municipality or road construction company at fault liable for your losses. Contact our Racine road debris attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874 to discuss your situation with a knowledgeable member of our staff.
Most vehicles are designed to only travel on even terrain, especially when moving at high speeds. Road debris represents a significant safety hazard for drivers due to the following effects of objects on the roadway:
When travelling in traffic or at high speeds, drivers often have no time or opportunity to notice and avoid road obstacles. Should a municipality or road construction company allow a road to become hazardous for drivers to use, they should be held accountable for any injuries that result.
If negligent road maintenance has caused you to be injured in a car accident, a Racine road debris lawyer of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. can help you pursue the financial compensation you may deserve. Contact our office today for a free case evaluation at 800-242-2874.