Besides the property damage overconfident drivers induce, their carelessness can result in various damages like:
Don’t mistake a familiarity with snow with an expertise for driving in it. Follow the tips below when driving in Cleveland's winter snow this season.
Follow these tips from the Ohio Committee for Severe Winter Awareness to bring your snow driving up to standard:
Finding out that the snow doesn’t absolve one from liability in a car wreck can be surprising for some people. Keep in mind that in most circumstances adverse weather conditions still requires one to drive to the best of his or her ability.
So even if the winter weather makes driving difficult, failing to take proper care to account for the extra following distance, for example, can leave a driver liable if he or she slams into the back of a car in front.
Ohio's negligence law says that if a person is fifty-one percent or more at fault for an accident, that person cannot recover damages. At Ryan Attorneys, over 40 years of handling personal injury cases can help make sense of your car wreck injuries caused by a negligent driver in the snow. We understand how to show who is really at fault for your accident and liable for resultant injuries.
So if you’ve been hurt by a negligent driver while driving in the Cleveland snow, call Ryan, LLP at (877) 864-9495 to set up a FREE consultation about your case.