If you have experienced serious personal injuries or the death of a loved one because of a rollover accident, you need the help of a seasoned lawyer and a whole team of experts committed to being your advocates.
Common Rollover Scenarios and Causes
Rollover accidents can occur for different reasons.
Here are a few examples of how a vehicle rollover crash can occur:
A driver overcorrects his vehicle. If, for example, a driver tries to avoid an obstruction in the road or oncoming traffic by jerking the steering wheel too forcefully, he/she can send their vehicle dramatically sideways, causing the car, van or SUV to flip.
A driver veers off the road. This can happen when a driver falls asleep at the wheel or becomes distracted.
A driver’s tires fail. Tire tread defects, poor stability control, inadequate brakes or a poorly designed suspension system can be culprits here.
A driver hits a “trip.”A “trip” is any obstruction, such as a tree, ditch, guardrail, median, or uneven ground.
A driver’s vehicle is weighed down. A car with a lot of luggage on its roof is more susceptible to turning over.
A driver is aggressively driving or subject to someone else’s aggressive driving. Reckless and/or high-speed driving can bring on a rollover accident.
Liability for Vehicle Rollover Accidents in Maine
Determining who is responsible for a vehicle rollover in Maine is a tricky and delicate matter, which is why only the best car accident lawyer will do. Several factors require careful consideration:
Questions to ask in the aftermath of a vehicle rollover accident are:
- What were the weather and road conditions?
- Was driver error at play, and if so, how?
- What caused the vehicle to lose traction and stability?
- What injuries occurred, and were they the direct result of the rollover?
Your Car Accident Attorney at Hardy, Wolf & Downing
A car accident attorney at Hardy Wolf & Downing will sift through the facts of your case to determine who is responsible for the serious injuries incurred from a vehicle rollover accident.
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