Accidents happen, and sometimes they are unavoidable due to poor road conditions that increase that risk. Something as simple as a pothole can cause an accident. However, when those road hazards are the result of unmaintained streets, the driver may not be at fault. Even small things can be dangers, so it is important to stay vigilant while driving. If you are not at fault and your injuries/incurring financial damage are life-changing, we can help.
It is the responsibility of the city, county, and state government to maintain the safety and quality of California roadways. The layout of all safety guardrails, road signs, road painted signs, and all other designs must advocate safe driving. Maintenance is a necessary component of keeping conditions safe for drivers.
Some examples of unmaintained road hazards include:
What can you do if you or a loved one is a victim of personal injury due to the negligence of road highway maintenance?
Always record all details (injuries, personal and property damage, location and time, what authorities said, what hospital staff said, what your insurance said, etc.) Don’t try to go it alone. Raynes | Erickson Attorneys at Law are well versed in litigation to make sure your representation is with dignity and professionalism. A thorough attorney can help you navigate your claim and be your voice in the courtroom.
Please keep in mind that Negligence of Road Highway Maintenance claims are time sensitive. The applicable statute of limitations is likely already running, so timing can be crucial to your case. Contact us today for a free, no obligation, and confidential legal consultation.