With the holiday season upon us in Kentucky, many people take to the streets and highways in the state. Whether it is traveling to a relative’s house for Thanksgiving dinner or driving to various stores on Black Friday, Thanksgiving weekend has many events going on. With the holidays upon us, it is important for Kentucky residents to learn about how they may suffer unexpected injuries, specifically if they are involved in a car accident.
There can be many inherent dangers with Thanksgiving and the holiday season. Thousands of people wind up in the emergency room each year due to car accidents. This time of year there are many drivers on the road who drive after they have been drinking, speed, text while driving or engage in other dangerous driving activities.
When a person is unexpectedly injured in a car crash this holiday season due to no fault of their own, they may want to speak with a personal injury attorney. An attorney can investigate what caused the accident and hold the negligent party responsible for their mistake. Compensation may be sought for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and other damages.
Kentucky residents should take care this holiday season so that they remain safe. But, when an unexpected auto accident occurs, it is important to for the victim to understand his or her legal rights. A lawsuit is one way those injured in car crashes can pursue the financial resources they need as they recover physically and emotionally from the accident.