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Negligent Driving

The word “negligence” is used in law to describe a situation in which someone behaves carelessly, thereby causing harm to another person. This becomes especially important in car accident cases, as negligence can lead to costly and even fatal damages. The law requires that drivers demonstrate a “duty of reasonable care” with every vehicle or pedestrian they meet on the road.

If you have been the victim of a negligent driver, the car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. want to help you seek justice and the compensation you deserve. Call us today at 800-242-2874 to discuss your concerns with an experienced legal professional.

Examples of Negligence

Negligence involves both failing to perform required actions and performing prohibited actions. All of the following can qualify as negligent driving:

  • Speeding
  • Running red lights or stop signs
  • Ignoring a yield sign
  • Not turning on headlights at night
  • Not looking for pedestrians
  • Not using turn signals

Anytime a reckless party fails to adhere to their obligations to safety laws and regulations, they may be directly compromising the well-being of others.

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The Madison car accident attorneys at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. believe that negligent drivers should be held accountable for any damages that they incur. You may be entitled to compensation if you or a loved one has suffered personal injury of property damage due to a negligent driver. Call us at 800-242-2874 to review your rights.

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