Vehicle Accidents Caused by Excessive Speed
Most people know that there are many different factors that can contribute to the severity of an accident. If you have recently been involved in an accident and your recollection is such that the other party may have caused it by traveling at excessive speeds, you may have grounds to pursue a comprehensive personal injury claim with the help of a dedicated and experienced car accident attorney. Vehicle accidents caused by excessive speed should be discussed with a personal injury lawyer.
What Should I Do After an Excessive Speed Accident?
It is never easy to investigate the scene of an accident particularly if you have never been hurt in one before. Excessive speed, unfortunately, is tied to far too many preventable accidents that lead to devastating injuries or even fatalities. Driving too fast for the conditions or even for the speed limit itself, can be a problem throughout the year.
Whether or not a driver is speeding according to the posted limits, has ignored road construction and traffic, or is speeding too quickly for the present road conditions, this can all contribute towards negligence and fault in a vehicle accident. These claims come up all the time in personal injury cases throughout New Jersey. You may need a personal injury lawyer who is thoroughly experienced in conducting a comprehensive investigation of the accident scene. This is to identify any of the contributing factors that might have caused your accident.
You might discover, for example, skid marks on the road that indicate that the other driver swerved at the last minute in an effort to avoid a collision. There might also be other pieces of evidence tied to the individual person, eyewitness statements, or the vehicles themselves that could show that excessive speed was a factor. If video cameras were placed in and around the intersection near where the accident occurred, this may also illustrate that the other driver was going too fast for conditions at the time.
Catastrophic Injuries from Speeding Accidents
All of these issues can be extremely serious and can lead to catastrophic injuries and accidents, all of which could have been avoided had the other driver simply taken the necessary precautions to avoid excessive speed. You as the victim should never be the one who pays the price for this unfortunate behavior but it is frequently the case that it is the person who suffers catastrophic injuries has to figure out how to put their life back together after such an incident.
You should not have to find yourself in this position without the support of a dedicated lawyer. If the other driver was going too fast and you can show this in your personal injury claim, this can help you recover full and maximum compensation for the injuries that you are now learning to cope with.
Whether it was a TBI, fractures, broken bones, sprains, burns, disfigurement, or other conditions tied to the accident, if you can show in your legal case that the other party is responsible for this because they were going too fast, you may be able to get support immediately for your personal injury expenses. Whether it is missed time at work, medical expenses or other damages directly tied to an accident caused by somebody else, you deserve to have someone who cares about fighting hard on your behalf.
You don’t deserve to be the one struggling with your life after such an accident because another party was careless. Get help from an experienced New Jersey excessive speed accident lawyer who can uncover the true causes of the accident, collect evidence from witnesses and other details and put this together in a compelling claim for maximum compensation.
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If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, even if a friend or family member hit you, our car accident lawyers can help protect your rights and possibly get fair and just compensation for the physical and mental injuries you may have suffered as a result. For a free initial consultation, contact us by e-mail or call our offices, in New Brunswick at 732-247-3600 or in Somerville at 908-448-2560.