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Damage Caused by Potholes

Every time a motorist gets behind the wheel of a car or a passenger takes his or her seat, there is an implicit acceptance of the risk of a motor vehicle accident, though it may only be considered a distant possibility. The situation on the roadway is already somewhat delicate, as it relies upon the cooperation of each and every driver and a willingness to share the road as required by law and etiquette. When this already dangerous circumstance is complicated by the presence of roadway defects such as potholes, there is a distinct possibility that needless injuries may be sustained.

If you have been injured in a car accident that was caused by a pothole or other highway defect then it may be in your interest to file a civil lawsuit against the negligent municipal agency that was responsible for road maintenance. Contact the Waukesha car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874 to speak with a skilled and experienced attorney about your potential case.

Dangerous Pothole Accidents

Potholes develop in the road surface where the stresses of traffic and climate pressures combine to displace a sometimes sizeable chunk of the road. The resulting void can interfere with the rotation of a vehicle’s wheels, compromise their traction, or cause a sudden and jarring drop. Even a skilled driver may have difficulty retaining control of a vehicle in these circumstances, particularly if a tire is ruptured by the impact. The resulting collision may cause significant injuries and vehicle damage, both of which may be compensable by a civil lawsuit.

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Let us help you to secure the financial compensation that you are due if you have been hurt in an accident caused by a pothole. Contact the Waukesha car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874 for more information.

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