Road construction zones can be dangerous for workers and drivers alike, particularly when construction companies are negligent in trying to keep the area safe. Uneven roads, debris, trenches, bright lights, confusing detours, and workers being too close to the road can all lead to serious car accidents.
Determining whether the construction company holds any liability for your injuries can be very difficult without help from an experienced attorney. After reviewing some of the issues involved with road construction site liability discussed below, consider contacting Arnold Law Firm for a free consultation.
Construction companies are legally responsible for ensuring the safety of their work zones. The entity overseeing the project must take necessary precautions to reduce the risk for car accidents, such as:
If the construction company does not take appropriate steps, it could be held liable for damages suffered in a crash, such as collisions resulting from a tire blowout caused by nails in the road.
Road construction projects typically involve several different parties who may potentially be held liable for a car crash in a construction zone:
If you have questions about liability for your road construction zone crash, the Sacramento car accident attorneys at the Arnold Law Firm are available to answer them.
Heavy machinery, damaged roads and faulty equipment can contribute to car accidents. There are some practical steps you can take to reduce your risk of a crash when driving in a construction zone:
Pursuing a claim for a car accident in a construction zone can be complicated. It is important to consult with a legal professional as you consider your legal options for seeking compensation.
Schedule a free case evaluation with the Arnold Law Firm. There is no obligation to hire us, and we don’t get paid until we recover compensation.
Call (916) 777-7777 to speak to a legal professional today.