As spring continues and summer approaches, the number of roadway work zones is likely to increase. Unfortunately, this often directly corresponds to an increase in work-zone car accidents as well. Tailgating is a frequent cause of these accidents. If you or a loved one was injured in a work-zone car accident as a result of another driver’s tailgating, you may have a claim for compensation for your injuries.
Why are tailgaters potentially liable to other drivers in the event of a work-zone car accident? The following is an overview:
Unfortunately, the risks associated with work-zone car accidents are not always fully understood by all drivers. When a fatal accident occurs within a work zone, studies have shown that it is more likely for a driver or a passenger to be the one killed than the construction zone worker. Drivers who are unfamiliar with the risks of a work-zone car accident may be more likely to tailgate.
In order to obtain compensation for your injuries after a work zone car accident, it is important to take action quickly. We encourage you to contact us today for more information at 470-819-2263.