Roadways Involve Risk, a Simple Errand Can Lead to an Auto Accident

On Any Given Day, a Simple Drive Can Lead to an Auto Accident | N. Craig RichardsonOn any given day, if you are behind the wheel of a vehicle, you could be involved in an accident. Drive down any Lake Charles road, and you encounter any number of situations that can lead to a car wreck that could leave you injured and unable to work.

Roadways involve risks. Some of the things you may experience include: big trucks speeding and being on roads that they are not supposed to use. Speed and big trucks on small roads can lead to big truck wrecks that leave you hurt.

Congested roads lead impatient drivers to become aggressive and take chances that can put you at risk. Weaving in and out of a lane of traffic hoping to move forward faster than traffic will allow is just one driving tactic that leads to auto crashes that cause injury. Another thing that happens on crowded streets is drivers become distracted and start to do other things instead of keeping their mind on the road and the task of driving. When there is finally a break in traffic and their vehicle could move ahead, many times, since the driver is distracted, they sit still causing other drivers to dart in and cause wrecks. This negligent driving could cause the crash that leaves you and your loved ones hurt and needing medical attention.

Busy parking lots that exit onto even busier roads are another risk when driving. Many drivers are in a hurry to get home and fix dinner and are not watching for you. They take a chance and pull out rather than waiting for traffic to thin. What if a truck or car pulls out in front of you, causing you to have to brake suddenly and get hit from behind? You did what you could to avoid a wreck and keep everyone safe, but it wasn’t enough. What will you do when you are in a car wreck that was no fault of your own, and you have a damaged car, injuries, and cannot go to work?

Additional road risks that lead to auto wrecks include: fast and hard rains during hurricane season, increased traffic on congested roads due to summer activities, and inexperienced drivers being out of school and on the road. These risks are increased when drivers are negligent and don’t pay attention to what they are doing.

If you are involved in an auto wreck and afraid that your car or truck repairs, hospital and doctor bills, and loss of income due to missed work will affect you, call N. Craig Richardson. His staff, education, and years of experience can get you the largest settlement possible.

Craig’s team knows how to deal with insurance companies who are pressuring you to settle and sign an agreement that you aren’t ready to accept. Don’t make that mistake.

Protect yourself, if you are involved in a car wreck, truck accident, or motorcycle wreck through no fault of your own, that you call a qualified, local lawyer who knows how to investigate your situation. N. Craig Richardson and his team will do their best to ensure that you are adequately compensated.