Jonesboro Parking Lot Car Accidents
Out of every five motor vehicle collisions, one happens in a parking lot. That is a lot, considering that there are millions of motor vehicle crashes that occur every year. Upon entering a parking lot, some drivers fall into a false sense of security, which makes them more likely to use their cell phone while driving and be susceptible to distractions. On the other hand, many other drivers become aggressive when entering a parking lot – especially when one is packed – in order to get a parking spot. The aforementioned mindsets and their correlating actions can result in gruesome accidents where injuries are sustained by the victims. If you or a loved one has been hurt in a parking lot car accident, you should contact the Jonesboro car accident lawyers of Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz today to discuss your case and see if we may be able to help you as we have helped countless auto collision victims in Jonesboro, across Arkansas, and throughout the South.Establishing Liability for a Parking Lot Car Accident
Collisions in parking lots can take many forms. A motorist could hit you as you are walking in a parking lot. As you are driving through a parking lot aisle, a driver could reverse out of their parking spot and ram into the side of your vehicle. Just as there are numerous forms a parking lot collision can take, there are also several negligent actions that can result in an accident in a parking lot, including distracted driving, cell phone use while driving, driving while fatigued, aggressive driving, speeding, road rage, texting while driving, and more.
For example, let us say that you are driving in the parking lot of the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library, located at 315 West Oak Avenue, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401. As you are driving around in search of a parking space, a driver is preparing to back out of their parking spot. However, the driver is too busy talking on his cell phone and thus fails to check his rearview mirror, side view mirrors, or look behind him before he backs out. As a result, the driver backs into your vehicle and causes you to sustain whiplash, lacerations, and a concussion.
When seeking economic and non-economic damages for losses stemming from the accident, which may include medical bills, loss of consortium, lost wages, and pain and suffering, you will have to establish the defendant’s negligence by proving that you sustained injuries because the defendant breached a duty of reasonable care that was owed to you. To defend you against possible allegations of comparative fault and maximize your recovery, you should hire a skilled car accident attorney in the Jonesboro area. A lawyer can be the difference between recovering all of your damages and nothing at all.Discuss Your Case with an Experienced Car Wreck Lawyer in Jonesboro
Parking lot car accidents have the potential to inflict critical injuries upon victims – injuries that may be enduring and result in exorbitant medical bills and other out-of-pocket expenses. At Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, our Jonesboro attorneys can assert your rights and assist you in recovering damages for your injuries and losses. Our firm helps victims throughout Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Missouri, and Kentucky, including in Jonesboro, Little Rock, Jackson, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville, Caruthersville, Hayti, Tupelo, Oxford, Starkville, Grenada, Columbus, and Meridian. Contact our office by calling us toll-free at 800-529-4004 or by completing our online form to schedule a free appointment with a car crash attorney. Allow us to show you why NST is the way to go.