Wayland Car Accident Lawyer
Almost everyone uses some form of transportation every day. Whether you choose to travel by car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle, or on foot, you risk the possibility of an accident and resulting injuries every time you travel. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), nearly 2.4 million Americans sustained injuries in traffic accidents in 2012. Such injuries can range from minor to catastrophic depending on the type and severity of collision that occurred. While this risk of injury should not stop you from traveling from your home, it is always wise to know your rights in the event of an accident.
If your car accident happened in the Wayland area, you can recover by filing a personal injury claim with the Framingham District Court. Every court is different with its own customs and practices and, to best pursue recover for your injuries, you should always seek representation from an attorney who understands the procedures of that particular court. Daniel Cappetta has extensive experience handling cases in the Wayland area, so please contact our office today if you have suffered injury in a car accident.Recovery in a car accident case
In order to successfully recover for your car accident-related losses, you must sufficiently demonstrate that the responsible party acted in a negligent manner. There are several different types of potentially negligent parties that may have contributed to your accident. Some examples are as follows:
- Another driver—Drivers have the legal duty to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner. If drivers fail to do so and cause an accident, they may be held liable for resulting losses. Common acts of negligence while driving include failing to obey traffic signals or laws, engaging in distracted or aggressive driving, driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, and much more.
- Auto manufacturers—Manufacturers similarly have a legal duty to produce and sell auto parts that are reasonably safe for use by motorists. If an accident occurs due to a defective auto part, the manufacturer should be held responsible. Auto parts that commonly malfunction and cause accidents include brakes, tires, steering columns, airbags, and more.
- Government entities—The government is expected to properly inspect and maintain roadways so that they are safe for use and to adequately warn motorists of potential road hazards. Therefore, the responsible government entity should be held accountable when an accident occurs due to an unnecessarily dangerous road conditions. Hazards may include potholes, pavement cracks, uneven surfaces, failing to post warning signs, and more.
An experienced car accident attorney can help you determine which party was negligent in causing you accident, so that you may successfully recover for your medical bills, lost wages, and other related losses.Contact an experienced Wayland car accident lawyer for assistance today
At the Cappetta Law Offices, we are committed to assisting injured victims in and around the Wayland area receive the best possible outcome in their personal injury case. Car accident attorney Daniel Cappetta and his team of lawyers have the skill and experience necessary to successfully represent you in the Framingham District Court so that you can recover for your injury-related losses. We offer free consultations, so please do not hesitate to call our office at (508) 969-9505 today or fill out our online contact form available here.