What Causes Heavy Traffic Accidents, and How Can An Attorney Help?
Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, & More
For those living in major cities like New Orleans and Baton Rouge, heavy traffic can be virtually unavoidable. Even for those in less populated areas like Monroe and Alexandria, you too can find yourself stuck in heavy traffic, especially during rush hour. In these conditions, traffic is stop-and-go, and the potential for an accident dramatically increases.
One might assume that fewer accidents would occur since vehicles are moving slowly, but such traffic conditions tend to include distracted drivers. When people get stuck in traffic, they discover ways to pass the time. They often fiddle with their radios, play mobile games, or talk on their phones. A distracted driver can easily find themselves ramming into the back of your vehicle if he or she reacts even a second late. When that happens, be sure to reach out to a Louisiana heavy traffic accident attorney who can make you aware of your legal options.
How Distracted or Impaired Driving Leads to Heavy Traffic Accidents
Although not as life-threatening as high-speed freeway accidents, heavy traffic accidents can inflict injuries that may require costly medical examinations and time away from work. Common heavy traffic accident injuries include:
- Brain and head injuries
- Neck injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Back injuries
- Facial injuries
It is vital that you see a medical professional soon after your heavy traffic accident. Many car accident victims do not realize they have injuries immediately following an accident as their adrenaline levels are still high. They often recognize ailments days or even weeks later. The worst situation to be in is to become aware of injuries after you have already agreed to a settlement with the insurance company.
Who Is At Fault In Rear-End Accidents?
Your heavy traffic accident attorney will make sure that you take the necessary actions following an accident to ensure that you have access to the compensation you're entitled to by law. He or she will analyze the facts of your case and make you aware of any damages that you can pursue compensation for, including:
- Pain and suffering
- Property damage
- Loss of enjoyment
- Loss of consortium
- Current and future medical bills
- .. and any other accident-related damages
E. Orum Young Law Offices has over 35 years of experience representing Louisiana car accident victims and helping them recover fair compensation. We understand how difficult life can be after a car accident, which is why we are to serve as your legal ally.
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