The roads can be treacherous in certain parts of the country during the winter months, and for many people it makes no sense to get behind the wheel at certain times. However, people do drive during poor weather conditions, including times when the road may be covered in sleet or even ice. However, doing so can be incredibly dangerous, especially when a driver is inexperienced with these road conditions (such as someone who recently moved from a warmer area) or irresponsible (such as someone who is driving way too fast or under the influence of alcohol).
A motor vehicle accident can lead to all sorts of different hardships for those involved in the wreck and their family members. Some people pass away, of course, while others are seriously hurt. Emotional and financial hardships are not uncommon, either, and there are other ways in which a traffic collision can turn someone’s life upside down. Often, people who are hurt in motor vehicle accidents encounter problems related to their career. Whether they cannot work anymore or need to look for a new job, this can be unsettling, and it can also lead to other difficulties (such as financial hardship).
Careless drivers cause many accidents, and some do not involve other vehicles. For example, a reckless driver could hit a pedestrian or slam into someone who is riding a skateboard. Whether a skateboarder is hit by a driver while trying to perform a trick in a particular area or they are struck while simply riding alongside the road, filing a lawsuit may be necessary in some cases. If your child was hit, you should do everything in your power to help them afterward, and this may also mean taking legal action.