Snow and Ice Related Accidents
The Dangers of Icy Conditions in Atlanta, GA
Over the winter months, cold weather can be expected throughout the state
of Georgia. Generally the state experiences a few inches of snow a year
and rainfall is not unexpected. When this snowfall or rain freezes; however,
it can result in horrible icy conditions. Snow, sleet, slush, and freezing
rain can all result in extremely dangerous conditions. If snow shows up
unexpectedly, it can be even more tumultuous as metropolitan cities like
Atlanta are not generally prepared for heavy snow.
Creating numerous possibilities for accidents and injuries, those residing
in Atlanta should be cautious when walking or driving on snow and ice.
In some cases, if a property owner or driver is negligent, injuries can
occur that could have otherwise been prevented. If you have been the victim
of such damage, please contact
Kalka & Baer, LLC without delay. We can investigate your case to determine if you have a case and
work with you towards obtaining your rightful compensation.
Types of Car Accidents Due to Snow or Ice
Many of the kinds of accidents that can happen because of snow and ice
are related to
car collisions. Especially in areas where snow and ice is not as common, like in southern
Georgia, people may not be aware of how to drive on icy roads. While some
accidents are unavoidable, there are others that are simply due to negligent actions.
Ice-related car accidents that could be considered a result of negligence, include:
These accidents are not limited to an individual driver's carelessness;
other parties may be to blame for:
- Defective highway construction
- Failure to clear off ice and snow
- Failure to salt the roads
- Lack of warning signs
- Defective car parts
- Malfunctioning brakes or tires
Should you or a loved one been a victim of an ice-related car accident
in Atlanta, fill out our free case evaluation
here to allow us to review your situation.
Icy Slip and Falls
Snow and ice are also to blame for many instances of slip and falls. It
is the duty of a property owner or manager to keep their grounds free
from obvious hazards. This includes clearing walkways of snow, doing what
they can to get rid of ice or at least place warning signs up for customers,
visitors or employees. If a property owner has not taken necessary precautions,
they could be liable for injuries that take place on their land or in
Devastating and life-altering injuries can occur from slipping on a step or walkway, including the following:
Do not hesitate to retain the legal advocate you deserve as you seek financial
help in dealing with these serious injuries. Call Kalka & Baer, LLC today.
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