Deerfield Beach Poor Road Design
Florida and federal laws require certain safety features to be used on roads to prevent traffic accidents. In addition, there are certain rules regarding construction companies tasked with maintaining or designing roads and municipalities and governments are expected to use reasonable precautions in ensuring that roadways are safe. Unfortunately, despite these precautions, dangerous roadways continue to cause many accidents in Florida and across the country each year.
If you have been injured in a car accident in Deerfield Beach or South Florida caused by inadequate signage, obstructed signs, poor road maintenance, or other issues, contact Flaxman Law Group to arrange for a free consultation with one of a traffic accident attorneys. Our full-service law firm has handled thousands of car accident and personal injury cases and we can help you understand what your options are for securing compensation. After your collision you likely have questions, and our attorneys would be pleased to meet with you to address some of those concerns.What Road Design And Repair Issues Can Cause Traffic Accidents?
There are many types of road dangers and road hazards in Deerfield Beach and Florida that can exist due to negligence. These include:
- Vegetation, plants, tree branches, or trees on the roads
- Bridges that lack height warnings
- Obstructed signs
- Inadequate signs
- Malfunctioning traffic signals
- Lack of traffic signals on busy roadways that require them
- Insufficient speed limits
- Poor road maintenance
- Broken or missing guardrails
- Poor building materials on road surfaces
- Cracks in the road
- Uneven road surfaces
- Defects in the pavement
- Incorrect road markings
- Inadequate lighting
- Debris on the roadways
- Narrow turn lanes or intersections
- Poorly designed exit and entrance ramps
There may be many other examples of poor road design and poor road repair. All of these can cause crashes, and in some cases it can be difficult to determine whether road design or road repairs played a role in a crash. For example, how can you be sure whether your accident could have been prevented if the posted speed limit was 10 miles per hour lower? How can you know whether a slightly wider turning lane could have prevented your intersection accident in Deerfield Beach or your community?Getting Answers and Justice After a Serious Car or Truck Crash
In many cases, it takes an investigation and a consultation with a personal injury attorney to find out whether you have a claim or whether you have other options for pursuing justice in your case. If you have been injured, contact a lawyer to find out what your options are. An attorney can listen to what has happened and can offer legal advice. If you decide to pursue a larger insurance offer or file a legal claim, an attorney can handle the details of the process, leaving you free to focus on rebuilding your life after your accident.
To contact an attorney today, simply call Flaxman Law Group at 1-866-FLAXMAN (1-866-352-9626) or use our online form to arrange a free case review. We can help you review any insurance or settlement offers and can help you understand the strength and value of your potential case. There is no obligation and no cost involved in your free consultation, so you risk nothing by getting an honest and thorough legal assessment of your situation.