Although we usually consider them little more than an inconvenience, road defects such as potholes or large cracks can lead to damaged property, serious injuries, or even death. Roads in poor condition can put drivers at unnecessary risk of losing control or colliding with obstacles and other vehicles, particularly when traveling at high speeds on highways. Disrepair around construction sites is another serious and far too common problem.
In some instances, states and local municipalities may be liable for damages or injuries suffered due to road defects. Regardless of where fault is determined to lie, the Sheboygan personal injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® urge you to take precautions to protect yourself from road defects. If you have been injured because of a road defect, we can help you fight for compensation.
There are some important actions that drivers can take to protect themselves and their passengers from falling victim to road defects:
Avoiding an accident in the first place is always easier than dealing with the aftermath of a wreck.
If you were involved in an accident and you feel that a road defect may have been to blame, contact the Sheboygan road defects lawyers at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today by calling (920) 459-8000 and find out if you may be entitled to compensation.