Nobody ever wants to be involved in a car accident of any kind but, if you are unlucky enough to become caught up in a collision, you will at least hope for it to be minor, straightforward, and easily resolved. Thankfully, in most cases, Los Angeles car accidents inflict only minor injuries, such as bruising, and some scratches and dents to the bodywork of the cars, trucks, and other vehicles affected by the incident. Unfortunately, there are also numerous cases where car accidents result in serious or even fatal injuries, and extensive, costly property damage. There is also a third category of Los Angeles car accident, one which may not immediately spring to mind – that is the type which potentially result in serious or catastrophic injuries, and also require a legal expert to ascertain exactly who should be held accountable.
Perhaps the most common of these are car accidents which occur within construction zones. When this happens, there may be some conflict over whether the municipality, a contractor, or another party is responsible, and you will need an outstanding attorney, such as those right here at JML Law, to ensure you recover the compensation you are entitled to.
Every single day in Los Angeles, motorists navigate stretches of road which pass through construction zones and, from time to time, a car accident will occur within these zones. The following facts have been obtained from the Federal Highway Administration’s Work Zone Safety figures and statistics, covering the entirety of the United States, and relating to construction zone accidents which occurred during 2015.
Based on 2014 statistics, also published by the Federal Highway Administration:
Most construction zone car accidents fell into one of three broad categories, namely:
As you can see, there are potentially many factors at play in causing a Los Angeles construction zone car accident, making it tricky to definitively identify the responsible party. A JML Law attorney has the experience and skills required to prove that you were injured through no fault of your own.
To ensure that the responsible party is held accountable for their negligence or deliberate wrongdoing, you need an outstanding lawyer on your side. Schedule your free initial consultation with an esteemed attorney with a proven record of success by calling JML Law today on 818-610-8800.
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