Miami Road Rage Claims Lawyer
PERAZZO LAW SERVES VICTIMS OF ROAD RAGE IN MIAMI-DADE AND BROWARD
ROAD RAGE INCIDENTS THAT LEAD TO BODILY HARM OR PROPERTY DAMAGE
According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, road rage is defined as the operating of a car, truck, motorcycle, or any other motorcycle in a way that jeopardizes the well-being of individuals or places property at risk of damage. In today's high-paced world, many motorists operate their vehicles aggressively, under pressure, and stressed out. There are motorists that are like ticking time bombs just waiting to take their anger out on another motorist, especially after being stuck in a traffic jam or running late for an appointment. Nobody wants to get into an accident or get stuck in traffic, but when they do, frustration and aggression get the better of them. Thus, Perazzo Law recommends contacting our Miami or North Miami Beach law offices if you, a friend, or relative has falling victim to road rage and suffered bodily harm or property damage by another motorist.
ROAD RAGE FACTS
Road rage puts public safety at jeopardy as a car, truck, or even motorcycle can be turned into a deadly weapon when the operate decides to let his/her personal frustration out on another motorist. A simple delay at a red light or the honk of a horn can spark a road rage incident. A motorists that loses control of his/her emotions, may decide to ram his/her vehicle into that of another motorist. If a road rage victim is rear-ended, it can lead to head, neck, or back injuries. Many times, an overly aggressive driver many use his/her vehicle to run into another motorist or motorcycle rider. A road rage incident that involves a motorcycle rider may result in severe bodily injury or property damage. Bodily injury may include broken bones, fractures, head trauma, or even wrongful death. Road rage can be considered negligent or reckless driving and can lead to fines and even jail time if the incident leads to severe bodily injury to the road rage victim. In fact, road rage can lead to a criminal offence. Tailgating, can also lead to road rage as a motorist being tailgated can take that as a personal insult. Flashing headlights, construction work delays, heavy traffic, obscene gestures and language can also lead to a road rage incident. Miami sees its fair share of road rage incidents as drivers are quick to react to any of the above situations that lead to road rage. Road rage incidents can turn into physical aggression when an outraged driver gets out of his/her vehicle to confront another motorist. Perazzo Law recommends motorists that may fall victim to the road rage of another driver to restrain from exiting his/her vehicle. Furthermore, the road rage victim should notify the authorities immediately to avoid suffering bodily harm or damage to their vehicle. Drivers should avoid contact with other drivers that seem to be driving their vehicle aggressively or recklessly. Eye contact with an aggressive or frustrated driver can lead to a verbal insult, which can escalate to physical aggression and bodily harm. Another way to avoid a road rage incident is by leaving ample space between cars when stuck in a traffic jam to prevent getting to close to a vehicle that has an aggressive driver behind the wheel. Also, in the event of a verbal or physical insult, it's better to just let it go and not follow-up with more aggression. Aggressive motorists are dangerous motorists, so it's best to just stay out of their way to avoid a road rage incident.
ROAD RAGE RESULTS
Road rage can lead to bodily harm and property damage. The aggressive party could face charges and even do jail time if the police intervene in a road rage incident that leads to bodily injury or property damage. Legal action may follow if the victim decides to file a personal injury claim for the road rage incident that led to bodily harm or property damage.
ROAD RAGE RELATED INJURIES
The injuries sustained by a victim of Road Rage in Miami or surrounding cities and suburbs, may result in brain trauma, facial injuries, or broken bones. Brain injuries can be severe when there is a sharp blow to the head that causes a concussion or temporary loss of hearing. Facial injuries can result in cuts or bruises that can leave scars which can cause the victim to endure changes in their physical appearance. This can lead to mental anguish. Broken bones as a result of road rage can lead to permanent injuries and physical challenges, as well as rehabilitation and medical bills. Perazzo Law fights so that accident victims get the compensation they deserve for their injuries or losses as a result of a road rage incident.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU FALL VICTIM TO ROAD RAGE
Perazzo Law recommends victims of road rage to stay calm and gather eye-witness testimony to present to the authorities should no authorities be on-hand at the time of the road rage incident. Seek medical attention for any injuries and keep any medical records that correspond to the treating of said injuries in order to present them to our personal injury staff in the event an insurance claim is presented. Almost all Florida motorists carry PIP insurance to compensate motorists for bodily injury or damage to another's vehicle. Perazzo Law will verify and use the road rage victim's medical and police reports to seek financial compensation for our road rage clients.
Being attacked by an out-of-control motorists can cause mental trauma for the victim of a physical and aggressive assault that leads to bodily harm. Apart from criminal charges, a road rage aggressor will be legally liable to compensate a road rage victim for their injuries and the mental trauma sustainded. A road rage victim that has suffered bodily harm, may not be able to drive or operate a motor vehicle much in the same way he/she used to. This can lead to panic attacks, high blood pressure and paranoia. These mental conditions merit mental medical attention through therapy. Therapy may lead to lost wages, reduced quality of life, and medical expenses in terms of doctor fees and medication treatment, Medication can have negative effects on a person's internal quality of life, as medications can produce side effects that can damage organs such as the liver, kidneys, and brain. Perazzo Law urges those that have suffered bodily harm to seek professional medical and legal advice.
In the event of an incident that involves road rage that leads to bodily harm or property damage, the Perazzo Law Firm urges victims to contact us ONLINE or CALL (786) LAWS-411 for a FREE initial consultation. Perazzo Law offers No Win, No Fees legal representation to its personal injury clients.
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