Millions of people get on the road every day to commute to their jobs, homes, children’s schools, and other places where they have business. The vast majority of them are safe and alert drivers. They understand their responsibility to keep themselves and others out of danger.
But not everyone shares such a mindset. There are people whose behavior can be described only as reckless. They send texts, speak on the phone, and engage in distracting conversation while driving; they make sudden and dangerous maneuvers, are completely oblivious of all traffic laws, and feel entitled to whatever they want to when on the road.
Making Reckless Drivers Pay
If you are convinced that your recent accident was caused by a reckless and negligent driver, you have grounds for a civil suit and you should pursue one.
The accident has caused great disruption. You have been unable to work and pay for the ever-mounting medical bills that keep coming your way. It is right that you go after the person whose self-serving inattentiveness has led to your current misery.
The negligent must pay. The person whose inattention led to the accident should now be held accountable. In the name of both utility and justice, you have decided to take legal action against them.
The Role Of Legal Counsel
A personal injury attorney such as the ones found at George T. Bochanis Law Offices can help you get justice if you have been injured. You cannot wait to receive the justice you deserve. A personal injury lawyer has the training and legal expertise to get you every cent you have coming to you.
Your lawyer will gather the facts, introduce witness testimony, employ forensic evidence, and link all of this to the relevant parts of law to win your case. Your lawyer will bring the weight of their experience and expertise to help you pursue and gain a just outcome.
Your attorney lawyer can also be a source of strength during periods of vulnerability. You need a supportive ear during such times. Your lawyer can give you good advice and a kind ear. Having such a professional on your side after all that you’ve been through can be comforting, and it can help you formulate a plan for taking back your life.
Getting Your Due
With an attorney at your side you can work to ensure you receive a fair settlement. The person you’re suing may settle or they may put up a fight. If the latter case, then it will be good to know that you have an experienced and knowledgeable litigator who can provide you with the kind of legal expertise you need to beat the individuals trying to deprive you of justice.
If a court battle isn’t necessary, if the person who caused you so much pain is willing to do the right thing, it doesn’t follow that the struggle is over. You must still work to ensure that the settlement is commensurate with the injury and inconvenience you’ve suffered. Your lawyer can advise you well on this matter.