Driver Negligence Can Cause Serious Car Accidents

Car accidents are a fact of life for people living in a major metropolitan area such as Atlanta. These accidents are capable of causing serious injury and extensive damage, and in some cases may even result in long-term medical complications. As a result, Georgia law allows people injured in negligently caused car accidents to recover for both economic and non-economic losses. As a result, anyone who has been injured in an Atlanta car accident should contact one of the experienced personal injury lawyers at Shane Smith Law as soon as possible.

Car accidents can occur for a broad range of reasons, some of which may indicate that one or more drivers were driving negligently. Some of the more common ways that car accidents happen because of driver negligence include the following:

  • Broken tail lights
  • Running stop signs
  • Speeding
  • Failure to properly maintain a vehicle
  • Failure to signal
  • Distracted driving
  • Impaired driving
  • Improper lane usage
  • Aggressive driving
  • Failure to yield

There are many other ways that a car accident could be caused by negligence, and it is important to have an experienced Peachtree City attorney evaluate your case to determine whether you have a claim. Car accidents have to potential to cause a variety of serious injuries, including:

  • Fractures
  • Burns
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Whiplash

Because of the potential severity of these injuries, victims may be saddled with significant medical bills and may lose income from missed work. In addition, a person injured in a car accident may suffer from significant emotional trauma and have lasting medical complications. As a result, obtaining financial compensation may be imperative for victims to maintain financial stability and provide for themselves and their families.

Contact a Peachtree City personal injury attorney for a free consultation

If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident that you believe was the result of driver negligence, you should contact an experienced attorney immediately. To schedule a free consultation with one of the experienced personal injury lawyers of Shane Smith Law, please call us today at (980) 246-2656.

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