Car accidents can quickly change lives. In an instant, a person or several people could suffer serious injuries that leave them needing a long time to recover. A number of other difficulties could also arise from such events, and it is not unusual for personal injury claims to be filed by the injured parties.
Wrong-way drivers are a significant danger on roadways. Some people may drive the wrong direction due to intoxication, and others may simply get lost and end up going the wrong way. Unfortunately, any wrong-way driver could easily cause a car accident that leads to serious injuries.
Many people hop into cars with their friends for a fun night out. However, not all of those outings end with everyone making it home safely. In fact, a friend may make the mistake of getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol, and before a driver or passengers know it, a serious car accident can take place.
Ohio is among the majority of states to impose some limits on cellphone use behind the wheel. State laws ban texting while driving, but it is still legal to use a handheld cellphone to make calls. The fact that so many states are legislatively fighting distracted driving is a recognition of how dangerous this practice is. Yet, many Americans still aren’t getting the message.