Unsafe Lane Change Accident Claims
Many times, unsafe lane changes occur when driver fails to look for cars before changing lanes. This is often a result of aggressive and negligent driving and is a common cause of many auto accidents on our roadways. Thus, we must remain alert at all times and practice defensive driving habits to avoid these types of accidents.
At The Edwards Law Firm, our auto accident attorneys have sympathy for all accident victims, and believe that if you or a member of your family has been injured due to an individual making an unsafe lane change, the victim may be entitled to compensation for their losses and damages.
For more information, complete Free Case Evaluation form on this page, or call 1-800-304-9246 today.
Reasons for Unsafe Lane Changes
All drivers should recognize that the reasons for unsafe lane changes may not always be associated with an individuals aggressive and negligent driving. It is because of this reason that our lawyers recommend individuals pay attention at all times and practice defensive driving habits.
Some reasons for improper lane changes include:
- Avoiding a Pedestrian
- Avoiding Animals
- Avoiding Puddles
- Medical Problems
- Oil Spills
- Pot Holes
- Road Debris
In other instances, a driver may make improper lane changes which are indeed related to aggressive driving, road rage, and negligent driving. Thus, remaining alert can help us to avoid all situations listed above.
Accidents Caused By Unsafe Lange Changes
As most unsafe lane changes are unexpected, it may cause drivers in surrounding areas to maneuver in a manner which they are not accustomed to. This may contribute to a wide variety of accidents, which typically vary in severity. These accidents are also more serious depending upon the speed at which each vehicle is traveling.
Some accidents caused by unsafe lane changes include:
- Head-On Collisions
- Hit and Run Accidents
- Rear-End Collisions
- Rollover Accidents
- Side Swipe Collisions
- Side-Impact Collisions
Depending on the type of accident and the speed of impact, these accidents may cause be more severe depending on a number of circumstances.
Injuries Caused By Unsafe Lane Changes
Due to the immediate behavior and lack of attention demonstrated by individuals performing an unsafe lane change, these accidents may cause a driver to experience life-changing injuries and possible death. Of course, this largely depends on one of the types of accidents above and the situation of the accident.
Some injuries caused by unsafe lane changes include:
- Airbag Injuries
- Broken Arm
- Facial Injuries
- Loss of Limb
- Psychological Injuries
- Skull Fracture
- Spinal Cord Damage
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Whiplash Injuries
- Wrist Injuries
If you have been injured in an automobile accident, it is recommended to seek immediate medical attention following the accident. This will make sure all of your injuries have been attended to and also provide our attorneys with the necessary medical documents to help develop a case against these negligent and unsafe drivers.
Contact Our Attorneys Today
With offices located in Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas, The Edwards Law Firm is ready and able to help you. Having over 50 years of combined legal experience, along with tools and resources to handle your specific litigation, we will seek to obtain the maximum compensation for your case.
If you are interested in learning more about our law firm, or would like to schedule your free case evaluation, we encourage you to contact us at 1-800-304-9246 today. At this time a member of our staff will greet you and take information regarding your injury, then quickly connect you with one of our caring attorneys prepared to take your case.