Work Zone Accidents
If you’ve been injured in a work zone accident in Florida, the lawyers at Fine, Farkash & Parlapiano, P.A. can help. According to the Federal Highway Administration, a work zone accident happens every 5.4 minutes on average. In a single recent year, there were a total of 96,626 work zone crashes.
Florida has the third highest number of work zone fatalities in the United States, with 66 percent of these accidents involving motor vehicles. Road and highway construction zones pose problems to passing motorists as well as to road construction workers. Approximately 119 construction workers die in fatal accidents throughout the country each year.
Work zone accidents often involve a car or truck traveling at full speed rear-ending another vehicle on the road. Multi-car accidents are also common in this type of setting. Pedestrians may also be at risk in a work zone.
Regardless of the circumstances of a work zone accident, you should consult the personal injury attorneys at Fine, Farkash & Parlapiano, P.A. to protect your rights after a crash. Do not rely on an insurance company, an employer or another person involved in the crash to protect your interests.
Our lawyers understand the complexities of Florida laws dealing with responsibility for injuries in work zone crashes. We can help prove who is responsible for your accident, negotiate with the responsible parties, and demand the compensation that you deserve. For a free consultation, call us or contact us online now.