Impatience and frustration while driving can lead to acts of aggression. Aggressive drivers create dangerous driving conditions for everyone around them. Irrational behavior from an aggressive driver can result in a serious car accident. Every year, thousands of people are injured or killed by people who drive recklessly and disregard the safety of others.
If an aggressive driver hurt you or someone you love, you deserve to be compensated for your losses. At Fielding Law, our car accident lawyers put the needs and best interests of our clients first. We will fight to hold the responsible party liable for your accident and help you recover the maximum financial compensation you’re entitled to receive.
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines aggressive driving as “The operation of a motor vehicle in a manner that endangers or is likely to endanger persons or property.”
Examples of aggressive driving behaviors that cause traffic accidents include:
Aggressive driving in Utah is considered to be a traffic offense and will typically end with the at-fault driver getting a traffic ticket and points on his or her license. However, extreme cases of aggressive driving can escalate to road rage.
Road rage is a criminal offense that may result in the offending driver serving time in jail. Examples of road rage include:
It’s not uncommon to encounter motorists who are displaying driving behaviors that are inconsiderate or even illegal. Aggressive drivers often try to provoke other drivers, so the best thing you can do is try to avoid them and keep your distance.
Keep the following in mind when you encounter an aggressive driver on the road:
Whether you were involved in a fender-bender or a serious collision, a car accident can be a stressful experience. You may have sustained physical injuries and your emotions are likely running high. The steps you take after being involved in a Utah aggressive driving accident can help prevent further injury and expedite the claims process.
The following steps may help guide you through important decisions you need to make following a motor vehicle accident caused by an aggressive driver:
While it’s true that driving can be a frustrating experience, there’s no excuse for drivers who lash out and put others at risk. Unfortunately, acts of aggressive driving are becoming an increasing problem in Utah.
If you or a loved one has been injured by an aggressive driver, the car accident attorneys at Fielding Law are here to support you every step of the way. During your initial consultation, our personal injury attorneys can offer legal advice and determine whether you have a claim for compensation. After taking on your case, we will investigate the cause of the accident, identify all liable parties, and build a solid case on your behalf.
As your lawyers, we will file all necessary paperwork and handle all negotiations with the insurance company. Typically, car accident cases are handled out of court, but if a fair settlement can’t be reached, our lawyers are prepared to file a personal injury lawsuit and go to trial if necessary.
Your personal injury attorney may be able to help you recover compensation for:
If you suffered injuries or losses due to the irresponsible behavior of an aggressive driver, you may be entitled to compensation. Our attorneys are committed to making the claims process as easy as possible for our clients.
Schedule your free consultation at a time and location convenient to you. You don’t have to come to us; we will come to you. Our attorneys can also schedule a virtual call if it is easier for you and your family.
The lawyers at Fielding Law take cases on contingency, which means you don’t owe us anything until you are awarded a settlement. Call us 24/7 or complete the online information form to book your appointment. Don’t delay – get started today.