At Caruso Law Offices, P.C., our Albuquerque Hazardous Roadways accident lawyer takes pride in providing exceptional, personalized representation to each and every client. We will put in the time, energy, and resources to get you the maximum available compensation. If your accident was caused by a dangerous road hazard, we are here to help. To set up a free, strictly confidential initial consultation, please do not hesitate to call our law firm today.
Public safety researchers estimate that 95 percent of motor vehicle collisions happen because of driver error. Of course, with millions of crashes each year, this still leaves a significant gap. Many of the other accidents are caused by roadway safety hazards. While these are a clear minority of all car accidents, road hazards are still responsible for thousands of collisions in New Mexico each year. In other cases, road hazards make a crash far worse than it would have otherwise been. Hazardous roadway conditions come in a wide range of different forms. Some notable examples include:
Every hazardous roadway accident requires a comprehensive investigation. To start, these accidents may still be the fault of another driver. Some roadway hazard collisions, such as an accident made worse by a defective guardrail, may have initially been triggered by a negligent motorist. The driver can still be held liable for their share of the damages.
Other parties can be held liable for roadway hazard accidents as well. For example, the federal, state, or local government agency responsible for road maintenance may be liable. Beyond that, private construction companies and maintenance contracted for road-related work may also be held liable for a crash.
Under New Mexico law, injured victims have a right to claim compensation for their economic and non economic losses. After a road hazard accident, damages can be substantial. At Caruso Law Offices, P.C., our Albuquerque auto accident lawyer fights tirelessly to help clients maximize their settlement or verdict. We can help you seek financial compensation for:
At Caruso Law Offices, P.C., our New Mexico auto accident attorney fights aggressively to help injured victims maximize their compensation. If you were hurt in a crash caused by a roadway hazard, we can help. To schedule a free, no obligation case evaluation, please contact us today. From our offices in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho, we serve communities throughout the region, including in Santa Fe, South Valley, Bernalillo, Moriarty, and Los Lunas.