Causes of Car Accidents

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Causes of Car Accidents

About Fort Lauderdale Car Accidents

Causes of Car Accidents​Unfortunately, car accidents are a common occurrence and can result in severe injuries for those involved. There are many types of car accidents and countless causes of those accidents. When you work with a Fort Lauderdale car accident attorney, they can investigate to determine the exact cause of your accident and so strengthen your claim for compensation. It may be found that liability lies with the other driver, or even a driver whose vehicle was not directly involved in the collision. If hazardous roads were to blame, the government entity responsible for those roads could be pursued for damages, as could a manufacturer, if auto product liability played a part.

Common Causes of Car Accidents

Get in touch with a Fort Lauderdale car accident lawyer immediately if you believe your crash was caused by any of the following. We can help you gather the evidence needed to prove liability and recover compensation.

  • Driver distraction (eating, texting, talking on the phone)
  • Drunk driving
  • Driving while under the influence of drugs
  • Speeding
  • Reckless driving
  • Driving through red lights
  • Dangerous lane changes
  • Wrong-way driving
  • Turning illegally
  • Tailgating
  • Failing to observe stop signs
  • Night driving
  • Rain
  • Vehicle design defects
  • Auto product liability
  • Teenage drivers

Searching for a Car Accident Attorney in Fort Lauderdale?

Even if you are unsure of who is at fault for the accident, it is a good idea to talk to the legal team at Weinstein & Scharf, P.A., a Fort Lauderdale auto accident firm that has a proven history of success in these cases. We can investigate your accident very thoroughly and arrange access to police records, medical records, telephone records (if texting while driving is suspected), and more. We will establish who the liable party is so that your legal options are clear and you can move forward with your claim.

Our firm offers free initial consultations and only charges a fee if we win. Call now!