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Lake Geneva Municipal Negligence Lawyers

The condition of roadways is easily taken for granted until a problem either poses an inconvenience or leads to an otherwise preventable motor vehicle accident. Typically, the construction and maintenance of the road system is the responsibility of the local government where the section of road is located. The failure to adequately maintain local streets and highways is likely to result in car accidents and the negligent municipality may be held legally accountable through a civil lawsuit.

If you have suffered an injury due to an auto accident that appears to have been caused or worsened by a poorly maintained road, contact the Lake Geneva municipal negligence lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874.

The Dangers of Municipal Negligence

Municipal negligence refers to a local government’s failure to act on repairing severely damaged roads. Often, these roads have defects that may be detrimental to safe driving. As such, drivers and their passengers may be at risk for serious injuries if they use these roads.

Common road defects that municipalities fail to repair include:

  • Shoulder drop-offs
  • Potholes
  • Uneven pavement
  • Poor lighting
  • Lack of guardrails

Any of these defects may cause serious accidents that injure or even kill motorists. Individuals who have been the victims of accidents resulting from a road defect should contact a Lake Geneva municipal negligence lawyer to learn if they may be entitled to financial compensation for their injuries.

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The Lake Geneva municipal negligence attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, believe that individuals who have suffered injuries due to crashes attributable to poorly maintained roads should fight to hold the responsible municipalities accountable. A successful lawsuit might gain you the financial compensation that you need for medical bills, vehicle repairs, and other damages as appropriate. Contact us today at 800-242-2874 for more information.

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