Driving at an excessive speed is a common cause of traffic violations and auto accidents. If a driver is speeding when a collision occurs, the driver may cause greater damage and more serious injuries than if he was traveling within the legal speed limit. The personal injury attorneys at Krause Golomb and Witcher are dedicated to helping the victims of speeding accidents. We make sure the speeding drivers are held accountable for the accident. We are focused on obtaining the compensation our clients need to recover from the losses they have endured.
Consequences of Speeding
Even though millions of people are comfortable commuting in their cars every day, it is important to remember that driving a vehicle is a dangerous activity when not handled properly. Speeding can have major consequences. There is a greater probability that an accident will occur when a driver is speeding through traffic. The potential consequences of speeding may not only harm others on the road but it can also negatively affect the driver as well. Speeding can lead to the following:
- Increases chances of getting a ticket from law enforcement
- Speeding ticket may increase cost of insurance policy
- Reduces driver’s reaction time to adjust to changing road conditions
- Increases force of impact with other vehicles, pedestrians, and objects
- Greater force of impact in an accident can lead to more serious injuries
- Increases chances of losing control of the vehicle
Injuries in Speeding Accidents
High speed accidents tend to have some of the most serious injuries. Catastrophic injuries to the head, limbs, back and other parts of the body may require months or years of medical treatment. When you are harmed due to someone else’s negligent or reckless behavior, you deserve to be compensated. Serious injuries that commonly occur to victims of speeding accidents are:
Call an Atlanta Speeding Accidents Lawyer Today
Call (404) 835-8080 to speak with a knowledgeable Atlanta accident attorney. We service clients in Atlanta and the surrounding areas of Georgia. We offer free initial consultations. When a driver violates speeding laws, they need to be held responsible for the injuries and damages they caused. We want to help you get the monetary compensation needed to cover the losses you have sustained.