Can I Sue For A Reckless Driving Accident?

Can I Sue For A Reckless Driving Accident?If you have suffered serious injuries as a result of another person’s negligent or reckless driving, you may be unsure of what your options are or how best to move forward. It is hard to think about legal matters when you are struggling just to cope with your day-to-day tasks due to high pain levels and debilitating injuries. It is even more frustrating to consider that all of the damages you are suffering could have been avoided if not for someone else’s rash or reckless decision making. Everyone on the road has a duty to act with reasonable care toward all other drivers on the road. When they violate this duty, such as by driving recklessly, they become liable for all harm that occurs as a result. If you have suffered physical and financial damages due to someone else’s reckless driving, you can recover for the damages you have suffered by bringing a personal injury lawsuit.

What is Reckless Driving in Florida?

Under Florida law, reckless driving is driving in a manner that exhibits reckless disregard for the well-being of other individuals, drivers, or property. For instance, driving at a high speed, swerving rapidly between lanes, and driving with extreme negligence, can all be forms of reckless driving. Reckless driving is often a charge brought in conjunction with other driving-related offenses, such as speeding or driving under the influence. If an individual is found to have been driving recklessly, it means that they were driving negligently, which establishes liability for any damages or harm that occurred as a result of the reckless driving.

If you have been injured due to an accident that was not your fault, you do not have to shoulder the burden alone. Whether it was the result of a trucking accident or an aggravated assault, the experienced Central Florida Personal Injury Attorneys at HAWM Law are ready to help you fight to get you the compensation to which you are legally entitled. It is important not to waste any time, as Florida has statutes of limitations on how long you have to bring a personal injury claim.

What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

A personal injury lawsuit is a means of making someone financially whole after an accident that they were not responsible for causing. In order to bring a personal injury lawsuit, you must be able to show that another driver was negligent. If the driver was driving recklessly, this establishes that they were negligent. Next, you must show that their negligence caused the accident and your resulting harm. Finally, you must show that you suffered physical and financial harm as a result of the accident. If you meet these criteria, you can receive damages for all economic harm suffered as a result of the accident in addition to compensation for pain and suffering. Economic harm includes all costs incurred as a result of the accident, including medical bills, costs associated with treatment, lost wages or lost earning potential, and anticipated future economic damages (such as if you will require ongoing care or additional surgeries). Pain and suffering is meant to compensate you for the physical and emotional trauma caused by the accident.

Contact HAWM Law

If you have been injured due to a reckless driver in Florida, the experienced personal injury attorneys at HAWM Law want to hear from you. Contact HAWM Law today to schedule a consultation and find out how we can help you get the maximum amount of compensation to which you are entitled.

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