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Jonesboro Aggressive Driving Accidents

Jonesboro Aggressive Driving Accidents

“The operation of a motor vehicle in a manner that endangers or is likely to endanger persons or property” is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s definition of aggressive driving. Throughout Craighead County, you can see examples of aggressive driving. You may see high school students speeding out of the parking lot when school lets out. You may have witnessed someone erratically weaving through rush-hour traffic on Interstate 555. No matter where or when aggressive driving occurs, the consequences can be severe.

The Jonesboro car accident lawyers of Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz have been representing aggressive driving accident victims in Jonesboro for more than 30 years. We are a large regional personal injury law firm consisting of 30 attorneys and over 120 staff members. Our firm has proudly recovered damages in excess of $1.5 billion on behalf of our clients via settlements, judgments, and jury verdicts.

Recovering Damages for an Aggressive Driving Accident

Aggressive driving is one of the leading causes of auto collisions in the United States, and many actions can be considered aggressive driving, including:

  • Speeding
  • Racing
  • Running red lights or stop signs
  • Tailgating
  • Failing to yield
  • Erratic driving
  • Driving on the shoulder or on a sidewalk

Sometimes aggressive driving can escalate to road rage. The injuries you can sustain from an aggressive driving accident can be traumatic and long-lasting, which may cause you to seek rehabilitation from a medical facility in the Jonesboro area like HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro – located at 1201 Fleming Avenue, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401.

Recovering damages for your injuries and losses will likely require you to prove the other driver’s negligence, which can be done by establishing the other driver owed you a duty of reasonable care, showing that the other driver breached that duty, and proving that the other driver’s breach of said duty caused your injuries. Your recovery could be affected by the other driver if they allege that you are partially or entirely at fault for the accident – that would depend on if a judge or jury finds you at fault or not. It would be wise to hire a skilled attorney in Jonesboro to defend you against comparative fault allegations that could ultimately reduce your overall recovery.

Depending on several factors regarding your situation, you may be entitled to compensatory damages, which can usually be broken down into two categories: non-economic damages and economic damages. For your intangible losses, such as loss of consortium, pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, and disfigurement, you may be awarded non-economic damages. Economic damages, on the other hand, compensate for monetary losses stemming from the collision, including past and future medical bills, lost wages, and loss of earning capacity. In addition to several other factors, the nature and severity of your injuries and losses play a significant role in recovering damages.

Explore Your Options with an Aggressive Driving Accident Lawyer in Jonesboro Today

Just one person’s aggressive driving can make the road an intimidating and dangerous place for many other drivers and passengers. Such driving can easily lead to a collision and result in serious injuries for all those involved. If you or a loved one has been injured in an aggressive driving accident, you should contact the Jonesboro aggressive driving accident attorneys at Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz.

Contact our office today toll-free at 800-529-4004 or complete our online form for a free appointment with a motor vehicle crash lawyer. We look forward to showing you why NST is the way to go.

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Jonesboro, AR 72401

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Testimonials

- Lonzo G.
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"I am very pleased with the way this company handled my case. I appreciate the thoroughness with which they took care of the case. They were in regular communication with me to keep me informed of the progress being made. The paralegal and the lawyer were always pleasant and easy to communicate with. They did not give up working the case until I was satisfied the the results. I could not have chosen better people to work with. Mr. Parker and the para legal who assisted him were great."
- Tameka L.
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"I was overall satisfied with how they handled my case from my car wreck in 2019. I especially was pleased with Jennifer, how her communication that she kept up with me. I would recommend them and use them again if something like my accident happened again."
- Ticara J.
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"I'm very appreciative of the team NST has provided for my case. They were reaching out every step of the way. Very professional and friendly. I will definitely use them again. And you should to... NST will get the job done"

Settlements/Verdicts

$2,200,000.00

Our firm represented a young man who was severely injured in an automobile accident caused by a construction company who negligently failed to place proper traffic signs at an intersection.

$1,800,000.00

Our firm represented a sixty one year old woman who suffered catastrophic injuries in an automobile wreck caused by an industrial forklift. As a result of this violent collision, our client sustained a traumatic brain injury and debilitating permanent and life changing abdominal injuries.

$1,500,000

Our law firm represented a fifty-one-year-old female who was struck on the interstate by an individual who was within the course and scope of his employment and driving a company vehicle.