Skip to Content

Road Defects and Hazards

Road Defects and Hazards

Amber is heaven sent!! Amber and her team worked very hard on my case!! They checked on me while I had my weekly doctor visits. They were very detailed with my settlement. I didn’t have to second guess anything. I would recommend her to anybody who is in a car accident !! I’ve even referred my love ones who also needed her to represent them in an accident. She made my process as painless as possible. I wish I could give her 10 stars!!

Jeannette A., Client

I was referred to Amber by my daughter-in-law. I was involved in two rear end collisions in a three month period. She did an excellent job keeping me informed and explained everything to me, in a manner that I could understand. She followed through with me until I had my settlements.

Shirley H., Client

Amber Gilormo is a knowledgeable and hard working attorney. I would not hesitate to seek her counsel.

Kristen Pitts, Peer

The staff is awesome; thorough! They kept me informed!

Sanchez T., Client

Great Experience Wonderful Amazingly Service! I would definitely recommend to anyone who’s in need of attorneys 😎 They’re right ppl to go to for sure indeed!!

Client Review

I have had attorneys in the past that does not compare to Attorney Amber Gilormo. She handle all of my concerns and answered all of my questions in a timely manner, I never had to guess what was happening with my case I was always informed and kept to to date.

Client Review

Don’t answer the phone for attorneys who have bought your phone# after an accident — call Attorney Gilormo because you will not be disappointed.

Carla Robinson

FREE CONSULTATION
No fees until we win

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I SUBMIT MY FORM?

Road Defects and Hazards Can Cause Serious Accidents. Our Attorneys Can Help You Recover.

At Gilormo Injury Law, our road defect lawyers have significant experience handling road defect and hazard cases in Georgia, and we can use this experience to help you win the compensation you deserve. These claims present unique challenges, and they require experienced legal representation

Most car accidents result from issues with the way people drive. But, some result from issues with the road. When a road defect or hazard causes an accident, recovering financial compensation is usually still an option, but you will not be filing a claim with the auto insurance companies. Instead, you will probably be filing a claim with a government agency, or perhaps against a government contractor. We’re here to minimize your stress and help move your claim along. 

Road Defects and Hazards That Can Cause Car Accidents in Georgia

All types of road defects and hazards have the potential to cause serious, or even fatal, car accidents. These issues can lead to accidents in several different ways:

Collision Risks 

Some road defects and hazards present collision risks for drivers. For example, a construction barrier that has been moved into the middle of the road could leave an unsuspecting driver with nowhere to go.

Visual Obstructions 

Some road defects and hazards obstruct drivers’ vision, preventing them from seeing the road ahead and avoiding a crash. For example, overgrown trees or a poorly placed sign or bus stop could be to blame if a driver cannot see what he or she needs to see in order to avoid a collision.

Vehicle Damage

Some road defects and hazards can damage drivers’ vehicles, and this damage can cause drivers to lose control. For example, if a pothole damages a vehicle’s wheel or axle, then the pothole could be to blame in the event of a subsequent crash.

Loss of Control 

Some road defects and hazards can be directly responsible for drivers’ loss of control. For example, debris on the road could cause a loss of traction, and this could in turn lead to sliding off of the road or colliding with another vehicle.

Driver Confusion 

Malfunctioning traffic lights, unclear signs and similar types of issues can lead to driver confusion. If drivers aren’t sure where to go or who has the right of way, this is highly likely to lead to a crash.

Road Hazards That Most Often Lead to Accident Lawsuits

Our road defect attorneys handle cases involving all types of road defects and hazards in Georgia. If you have been injured, or if a loved one has been killed, in a car accident and you suspect that a road defect or hazard may have played a role, we strongly encourage you to contact us for help. Here is just a small sampling of the types of road defects and hazards for which we may be able to help you recover just compensation:

  • Debris and equipment from construction zones
  • Flooded roadways
  • Malfunctioning traffic lights
  • Poor road design
  • Poorly placed and unclear signs
  • Potholes and sinkholes
  • Roadway warping and erosion
  • Trees, shrubs and branches
  • Uneven or grooved roads
  • Unmarked lanes

Contact an Atlanta Road Defect Attorney for a Free Consultation 24/7

If you need to seek financial compensation or a car accident caused by a road defect or hazard, contact a road defect attorney now for a free initial consultation. Call 770-343-7101 or contact us online to speak with a Georgia car accident lawyer in confidence as soon as possible.

Related News

9 Sep / 2021

Amber’s Edit: Benzene Contamination in Popular Sunscreen Products, Including Those for Kids

Sunscreen is routinely recommended by dermatologists for protection against sun exposure, which is a known and leading cause of skin cancer.

READ MORE

8 Aug / 2021

Amber’s Edit: Ethylene Oxide and Breast Cancer – What All Women Should Know

Ethylene oxide is an organic compound comprised of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen (C2H40) that is typically used to manufacture consumer products, such as, among others, antifreeze, detergents, solvents, pesticides, and sterilizing agents. Ethylene oxide’s effectiveness as a sterilizer has a trade-off. Although sterilization of medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, and food packaging […]

READ MORE

8 Aug / 2021

10 Car Accident Myths (and the Truth Behind Them)

When you get injured in a car accident, making smart decisions is critical for protecting your legal rights. This means that you need to rely on accurate information—not myths that will lead you astray. There are a lot of myths out there about car accidents and insurance claims. While some of these myths […]

READ MORE

OUR CLIENTS BECOME LIKE A FAMILY SEE WHAT THEY HAVE TO SAY

Amber is heaven sent!! Amber and her team worked very hard on my case!! They…

Jeannette A., Client

Free Consultation

No Fees Until We Win