Construction zones can be hazardous to drivers, which is why there are signs of impending dangers and reduced speed limits. It can also be confusing for drivers to navigate unfamiliar detours, uneven surfaces, and areas where people are actively working. If you have recently been involved in a car accident in a construction zone in Arizona, the dedicated Scottsdale car accident lawyers at Stone Rose Law can determine if you can file a lawsuit against the at-fault parties. Contact us online or call us at (480) 428-2697 to arrange a free case review.
Construction zone accidents are commonly caused by factors such as:
An experienced construction zone accident lawyer can analyze the situation and determine what caused the accident and who is liable for it.
Just because you were injured in a construction zone does not mean the government is responsible for that accident. Parties who may be partially or fully responsible for your accident may include:
Another driver could have been distracted or disregarding traffic signs at the time of the accident. Construction zones can be confusing for drivers because of their hectic nature, loud sounds, and multiple signs. However, all drivers are responsible for acting cautiously and obeying all traffic rules and signs.
The government may be liable for your damages under some circumstances, such as if they:
In some circumstances, construction companies’ negligence to fix or maintain the roads may be responsible for accidents. If the government outsourced the work to a third party, they may be responsible for your vehicle’s damage and your other accident losses.
If your own negligence contributed to the accident, you may still have the right to pursue compensation for the damages you suffered. Under Arizona’s pure comparative negligence system, if you contributed to the accident through your own negligence, you can still pursue compensation for the harm you suffered, but your compensation will be reduced by your own degree of fault.
If you were harmed in an Arizona construction zone accident, you may be able to recover compensation from the at-fault party or parties for losses you suffered, such as:
If you were involved in a car accident in a construction zone, you may have questions about your right to recover. You have less time to make a claim when the circumstances involve the government. The experienced car accident lawyers with Stone Rose Law can explain your legal rights and options during a free consultation. Contact us online or by call us today at (480) 428-2697 to get started.