Road Hazard Car Accidents In Buffalo, New York

Top Rated Road Hazard Car Accident Attorneys In Buffalo, New York

Jed Dietrich, Esq., and His Team of Lawyers at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. Will Fight to Obtain the Best Result for Your Buffalo, New York Road Hazard Car Accident Case.

Road Hazard AccidentsWhen most of us go for a drive, we anticipate a smooth, safe, and easy trip. When we come across an unexpected hazard on the road, we are often unsure of how to react safely to it. Road hazards can cause drivers to react quickly and dangerously. In some cases, road hazards take drivers by complete surprise, giving them no opportunity to react at all. These hazards, coupled with the driver’s reaction or lack thereof, can lead to serious car accidents. As with any accident, the crashes resulting from an encounter with a road hazard can cause serious personal injuries or, in some cases, even death.

Located in Buffalo, New York, the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. has a track record of success with car accident personal injury claims. The team of Buffalo, New York road hazard car accident attorneys at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. strives to provide the highest level of personal injury service to the people of Western New York. If you have suffered a serious personal injury as a result of a road hazard accident, you might be entitled to compensation. Contact the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. for help. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C. is available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Call us at 716-839-3939 or contact us online.

What are Road Hazards?

A road hazard is anything on a roadway that can pose a risk to a driver. Road hazards are usually atypical, something a driver would not expect to encounter during their drive. Road hazards can take many forms, from road defects to living creatures, from debris to objects on the roadside. Some of the most common road hazards include:

  1. Defects such as potholes;
  2. Tree LimbsRoadkill;
  3. Living animals;
  4. Debris from construction;
  5. Items that have fallen off of vehicles;
  6. Accident debris;
  7. Broken down vehicles;
  8. Fallen poles, signage, or electrical wires;
  9. Tree limbs, leaves, and other natural debris; and
  10. Ice, snow, or water accumulation.

Road hazards should be remedied as quickly as possible, but they are not always taken care of before posing a risk to drivers. Once a road hazard is encountered, a driver runs the initial risk of colliding directly with the hazard. However, even if a direct collision is avoided, a driver’s reaction to a road hazard can have other disastrous consequences. If a driver swerves to avoid a hazard, they may end up leaving their lane, ending up in the path of another vehicle, or going off the road. Other hazards, such as ice, snow, or water, may cause a driver to lose control of their vehicle. An accident involving a road hazard can cause serious personal injuries, including but not limited to:

  1. Fractures;
  2. Head injuries such as concussions;
  3. Whiplash;
  4. Neck and back injuries; or
  5. Death.

Were you, or a loved one, seriously injured in a car accident resulting from a road hazard? Contact the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. today. Jed Dietrich, Esq., and his battle-tested team of Buffalo, New York road hazard car accident lawyers at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. We handle each case with care and compassion while fighting diligently and tenaciously for you. Call us today at 716-839-3939. Do not wait!



Who is Responsible in a Road Hazard Accident?

If you were injured in an accident involving a road hazard, determining who is responsible for the accident can be difficult. It will be important to answer the following questions regarding the accident:

  1. How did the road hazard arise?
  2. Was it caused naturally or was it the result of human error?
  3. How long did the hazard exist?
  4. Was the hazard the proximate cause of the accident?

The answers to these questions will help investigators determine who is at fault for the car accident. Many different parties can be found liable in a road hazard accident. For example, a town or municipal entity might be responsible for the accident if they did not adequately clean up or remove potential hazards from road construction sites. Even a property owner might be responsible for an accident if their actions caused a road hazard to arise, such as a tree limb from yard work ending up in the road. Determining liability in car accidents involving road hazards can be difficult and confusing. It may require an extensive investigation into the facts of the accident. Police officers responding to the accident should take diligent and careful notes about the accident, and an accident reconstructionist can help further determine the cause of the crash.

If you have been seriously injured in a car accident involving a road hazard, you should seek legal counsel. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C. boasts a highly experienced team of road hazard accident lawyers in Buffalo, New York, who can help you with your case. Our team will investigate your case and take the burden and confusion off of you and your family. We are happy to provide you with a FREE consultation, and there is never a fee until we win for you. Contact the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. today and let us begin the fight to get you the compensation and peace of mind you deserve. Call 716-839-3939 now!

Call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. immediately at 716-839-3939 so that our aggressive, tenacious, and hardworking personal injury lawyers can fight to obtain the best result for your personal injury claim in Buffalo, New York. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and there is never a fee until we WIN for you!

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