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Jackson, MS Hydroplane Car Accidents

Motor Vehicle Crash Lawyers Helping People Injured in Jackson, Mississippi

When driving on wet roads, drivers should decrease their speed and look out for puddles of water. Failure to act carefully during such road conditions can result in a vehicle’s tires being separated from the road, loss of traction, and the vehicle skidding uncontrollably; this is known as hydroplaning. Hydroplaning can lead to a collision with another vehicle or multiple vehicles and leave those involved in the accident feeling immediate pain. Sustaining injuries in a hydroplane collision may entitle you to damages. If you have been injured in a hydroplane car accident caused by another driver, you should contact the Jackson car accident attorneys of Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz today. Our firm, consisting of over 30 lawyers and more than 120 staff members, is a large regional personal injury law firm that has been representing motor vehicle collision victims across the South for over 30 years.

Proving Liability After a Hydroplane Car Accident

Wherever there are wet road conditions, hydroplaning can occur. For example, you could be driving in Hinds County and become involved in a hydroplane collision. Let us say that you are driving along Interstate 20 during intense rainfall. In your rearview mirror, you see that there is a driver in the lane adjacent to you who is speeding. The speeding driver hits a really slick spot on the road and begins hydroplaning. As a result, the driver hits your vehicle and causes you to suffer injuries in the collision.

Since the driver in the previous example failed to act accordingly while it was raining, he or she would likely be held liable for the accident. In order to recover economic and non-economic damages after such a car crash in Mississippi, you will have the burden of proving the negligence of the other driver. Establishing negligence requires you to show that the defendant owed you a duty of reasonable care and breached said duty, resulting in you sustaining injuries. However, it is not uncommon for a defendant to make allegations of comparative fault following a car collision, especially if the plaintiff’s injuries are visibly severe.

Hiring an auto accident lawyer in Jackson, Mississippi can provide you with support against accusations of comparative fault. The State of Mississippi operates under pure comparative negligence, so your recovery could be significantly diminished by the percentage of blame attributed to you by a jury. Even though the doctrine of pure comparative negligence allows you to recover damages even if you are found considerably at fault for an accident, no one wants their recovery reduced – even by a little. With compensation for your injuries and losses on the line, it is highly recommended to have an attorney in your corner willing to take the steps necessary to identify and gather critical evidence.

Explore Your Options with an Automobile Accident Attorney in the Jackson Area

Hydroplane car accidents can leave you and your loved ones with horrific injuries that may permanently affect your lives as well as hospital bills that you cannot afford. At Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, we are committed to thoroughly examining your case and fighting for the compensation you rightfully deserve. Our firm represents car crash victims throughout Mississippi, Tennessee, Missouri, Kentucky, and Arkansas, including in Jackson, Tupelo, Meridian, Oxford, Memphis, Nashville, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Caruthersville, Hayti, Starkville, Grenada, Columbus, Little Rock, and Jonesboro. Contact us by calling us toll-free at 800-529-4004 or by completing our online form to set up a free consultation with a car crash lawyer. NST is the way to go if you need a Jackson attorney.

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