What To Do After You Are Injured In A Car Accident
Not everyone drives using “reasonable” care. If you were hit and hurt by a driver who was distracted due to texting, speeding or being otherwise reckless or drunk, we can help. Our experienced team of Tampa injury attorneys at Clark | Martino, has the experience and skill needed to pursue the damages you deserve.
Who Can Pursue A Claim?
Anyone who is hit and hurt by a negligent driver is eligible to bring a claim against the driver of the car that caused the injury. We pursue damages on behalf of people who were any of the following:
- The driver in a car
- The person walking or bike riding who was hit
- The passenger in a car
- Anyone who was hit by a car driven by a driver who was not driving safely
A driver may also be liable for an accident caused by intentional or reckless conduct.
What Is Reckless Driving?
A driver who is reckless is one who drives unsafely with willful and wanton disregard for the probability that the driving may cause an accident. Reckless driving is when a driver:
- Weaves in and out of traffic
- Races or tailgates
- Drives an unsafe vehicle
- Goes through a stop sign or red light
- Drives while drugged or under the influence (the bar or social host may be liable)
- Acts out of road rage
If you’ve been a victim of such recklessness, an auto accident lawyer in Tampa, Florida, can help you get the justice you need and deserve. Car crashes and accidents can happen for many reasons, including defects in cars (faulty brakes or defective tires). If you were hurt and are not sure if you have a case, speak with one of our attorneys in a free consultation.
Get Knowledgeable, Aggressive Injury Advocacy
As a nationally recognized trial law firm since 1972, we understand what needs to take place in order to secure the maximum compensation you deserve after an accident. Not sure what to do next? We can help. We offer a free accident consultation. Call 813-807-4737 or connect with us via website email. Located in Tampa, we serve injured clients throughout Tampa Bay.