Los Angeles Construction Zone Car Accident Attorney


Nobody ever wants to be involved in a car accident, 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 quickly 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 severe 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 that potentially results in serious or catastrophic injuries and also requires a legal expert to ascertain exactly who should be held accountable.

The most common of these are car accidents 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.

What You Should Know About Los Angeles Construction Zone Car Accidents

Every day in Los Angeles, motorists navigate stretches of road that pass through construction zones, and occasionally, 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 during 2015.

  1. 12 fatal construction zone car accidents occurred each week.
  2. Injuries were inflicted on people involved in around 70 construction zone car accidents every day.
  3. Construction zone car accidents were more likely to result in fatalities than car accidents on other roads.

Based on 2014 statistics, also published by the Federal Highway Administration:

  1. Speeding was responsible for 172 out of 607 fatal accidents (28%).
  2. Failure to wear a seatbelt factored in 25% of construction zone car accident fatalities.
  3. Alcohol contributed to 25%.
  4. Fatal construction zone accidents happened most regularly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, in the daytime, between May and September.
  5. 41% of these fatal crashes involved rear-end collisions.
  6. 85% of deaths in construction zones were drivers or passengers in cars.
  7. Trucks were involved in 25% of construction zone car accidents.

Most construction zone car accidents fall into one of three broad categories, namely:

  1. Rear-end collisions.
  2. Side-swiping.
  3. Collisions with barriers, signs, and other stationary objects.

There are potentially many factors at play in causing a Los Angeles construction zone car accident, making it tricky to identify the responsible party definitively. A JML Law attorney has the experience and skills to prove you were injured through no fault.

Speak To A Los Angeles Construction Zone Car Accident Attorney Today

You need an outstanding lawyer on your side to ensure that the responsible party is held accountable for their negligence or deliberate wrongdoing. Schedule your free initial consultation with an esteemed attorney with a proven record of success by calling JML Law today at 818-610-8800.

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Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you've experienced injuries in a car accident within a Los Angeles construction zone,

give us a call at 818-610-8800 or send us an email to schedule a free initial consultation. There is no risk to meet with us. We get paid only if we win your claim.
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