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Roadway Construction Accidents

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Some roadways feel like they are perpetually under construction. On these roadways and any others undergoing short-term maintenance and repair work, construction zones can slow traffic down and force drivers into awkward, uncomfortable patterns like having to merge into single lanes and having to follow temporary lines on the road, which can be confusing. Often, lower speed limits are enforced in construction zones to protect motorists and construction workers from harm.

Even with a lowered speed limit, accidents can happen in a construction zone. When they do, motorists and construction workers alike can suffer severe injuries and as a result, face steep financial damages. If you were injured in this type of accident, you have the right to pursue compensation for your damages through a personal injury claim.

Examples of Roadway Construction Zone Accidents

When driving through a construction zone, a driver can be involved in one or more of the following types of accident:

Collisions in construction zones can be quite severe. Victims can suffer broken bones, soft tissue injuries, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and other types of physical injury that can have long-term complications, including permanent disability and death.

Pursuing Compensation for your Damages After a Construction Zone Accident

When you are suffering from an injury sustained in a construction zone accident, you can pursue compensation for your damages by demonstrating how another party’s negligence caused your injury and resulting damages. In a construction zone accident, the negligent party could be another motorist, a construction worker or company, or the government entity charged with maintaining the area of roadway where your accident occurred.

Documents you can use to support your claim by demonstrating how your accident happened and how you were injured include:

Work with an Experienced Nashville Car Accident Lawyer

If you were injured in a construction zone accident, you have the right to pursue monetary compensation for your damages through a personal injury claim. To learn more about pursuing compensation this way, contact our team of experienced personal injury lawyers at Bednarz & Bednarz today to schedule your initial consultation in our office.