Hallandale Beach Unsafe Lane Changing Accidents
When one driver makes an incorrect lane change, everyone around them is at risk of a car collision. Unfortunately, these types of accidents also often end up becoming chain reaction accidents in Hallandale Beach and other Florida communities. When one driver fails to check their blind spots or makes an incorrect lane change, other drivers around the vehicle may instinctively swerve to get out of the way. Unfortunately, this can cause a chain reaction were multiple vehicles are in a collision, causing severe injury and even fatalities.
If you have been injured in a lane change accident or any traffic accident in South Florida, do not hesitate to contact Flaxman Law Group. The attorneys at our full-service law firm have been handling lane change accidents and other traffic collisions for decades. In fact, our attorneys have more than 60 years of combined trial experience. To find out whether you have a claim or whether you can negotiate with insurance carriers for a fairer amount, contact Flaxman Law Group today for a free case review.What are Unsafe Lane Change Crashes in Hallandale Beach and Florida?
An unsafe lane change can involve:
- Failing to signal
- Not checking to see if a car is in the next lane
- Not checking mirrors
- Not checking blind spots
- Zipping out into traffic when there isn't enough clearance to do so safely
- Zipping across a multiple lanes
- Entering an oncoming lane or lane where passing is not permitted
- Incorrect passing
There are many reasons for unsafe lane changes, including:
- Driver distraction
- Drunk driving
- Cell phone use
- Not signaling
- Not checking blind spots
- Rushing through traffic or speeding
- Fatigued driving
Lane change accident can be especially deadly when they involve a larger vehicle such as a big rig or tractor-trailer or when they occur on freeways at higher speeds. In these cases, the weight and force of the vehicle can lead to a catastrophic or fatal collision. Sadly, many lane change accidents are also multiple vehicle collisions, as cars swerve out of the way in order to try to avoid a collision.Serious Injuries are Common in Traffic Collisions
Lane change accidents can cause a number of serious injuries, including:
- Soft tissue injuries
- Scarring and disfigurement
- Spinal cord injuries
- Head trauma
- Facial injuries
- Internal injuries
These injuries can not only be personally devastating and painful, but they can also result in a loss of career or job options as well as high medical bills. If you have been seriously injured through no fault of your own, it is imperative to speak with a personal injury attorney in order to review all your legal options.
The attorneys at Flaxman Law Group handle a variety of traffic accident and personal injury cases, including unsafe lane change claims. We offer legal advice, compassionate listening, and careful planning and support as you seek justice and compensation in your case. We can assist with the legal process, insurance claims, and simply figuring out what your next steps are. If you have been injured or a loved one has been injured and you need answers, contact Flaxman Law Group today for a free case assessment to find out what your legal options may be.