If you suffered injuries or losses related to a car accident with a wrong-way driver, we can help you understand your legal rights.
Also known as counterflow driving, wrong-way auto accidents are some of the most catastrophic accidents involving vehicles on the road. If you suffered injuries or losses related to a car accident with a wrong-way driver, we can help you understand your legal rights.
Approximately 355 people are killed each year in accidents caused by drivers headed in the wrong direction on the highway. Most of these crashes result in head-on collisions, resulting in 81% of wrong-way fatalities.
Despite driving safely, you may find yourself involved in a wrong-way driving accident due to the negligence of another driver. Call Apicella & Schlesinger Attorneys at Law 24/7 to learn more about your legal right to compensation.
Causes of Wrong-Way Driver Accidents
Each accident has a different set of facts and circumstances surrounding it. Wrong-way driving accidents are no different. However, there are a few specific causes of wrong-way accidents. Some of these causes include:
- Distracted driving
- Driving under the influence of drugs
- Driving under the influence of alcohol
- Senior drivers
- Driving in a new location – unfamiliarity
- Drowsy driving
- Poor weather conditions
Compensation for Wrong-Way Accidents
If you or your loved one is a victim of a wrong-way driver accident, you have the legal right to pursue compensation from the responsible party for any injuries or losses. Some of the types of compensation you can receive include:
- Medical bills
- Future medical bills
- Lost wages
- Future lost wages
- Property damage
- Pain and suffering
- Punitive damages
For more than 45 years, Apicella & Schlesinger Attorneys at Law have been committed to representing our clients with the highest level of professionalism and walking you through every step of your case. We have recovered millions of dollars for our clients. We work hard to fight for your rights when we commit to you.