You may think that being in a car accident could never happen to you, and we can all hope that you’re right about that, but unfortunately, it may not be the case. Even the most cautious and experienced drivers, who always take care of their car and drive safely in serious weather, can suffer from the negligence of others. Not all drivers are cautious or experienced, and freak accidents can happen anywhere to anyone.
Recently in Massachusetts, a number of car accidents have occurred, including two instances of a tractor-trailer jack-knifing and two cars crashing. The level of injury varies in each accident, but one of the cars in the two-car accident caught fire, and one of the victims of the crash sustained minor injuries. Each accident is currently under investigation to determine the cause, but all happened in rainy weather, which could have been a factor.
While it’s common knowledge that weather conditions can make driving more dangerous, there are always drivers who fail to exercise extra caution to compensate. In some instances, it works out and nobody is harmed, but even the slightest mistake can turn into a loss of control and lead to an accident in rainy weather. If a car in front of you spins out of control, you may not have enough time to avoid it.
In an instance like this, you may suffer physically from another’s negligent driving, but you don’t have to suffer financially. A successful personal injury lawsuit can make sure that the other driver is held responsible for their mistake and could see you compensated for the injuries they caused you. Strong legal counsel can help you bring your case to the courts and make sure you receive the compensation you deserve.
Source: WGGB, “Multiple Accidents Cause Lane Closures on I-91, Mass. Pike,” Darcy Fortune, Aug. 13, 2014