Kankakee Uneven Pavement Lawyer
Motorists have the right to safe, well-maintained roadways. However, highway defects are unfortunately common and can present a formidable danger to drivers, motorcyclists, and others using the road. One such hazardous defect is uneven pavement. Uneven pavement means that the road surface has degraded to the point where there is no longer a consistent, even surface for vehicles to travel on. This can pose a risk of traction loss, tire damage, and other circumstances that may directly contribute to an accident.
If uneven pavement caused an auto accident resulting in the injury of you or a loved one, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Call the experienced Kankakee uneven pavement attorneys of Spiros Law, P.C., today at (815) 929-9292 to find out more about how we can help you through this difficult time.
Causes of Uneven Pavement
Uneven pavement is generally the result of normal wear on the road, which should be promptly repaired by the the municipality or property owner responsible for the road. However, other factors that can also contribute to uneven pavement include:
- Large amounts of precipitation
- Significant fluctuations in temperature
- Poor road construction quality
Municipalities in charge of road maintenance must correct uneven pavement and other highway defects as soon as possible to ensure driver safety. If they fail in this duty to you, they may be held liable for any resulting accidents.
Negligence on the part of municipalities and construction crews alike can lead to unsafe driving conditions and devastating auto accidents. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by uneven pavement, you may be eligible for compensation. The knowledgeable Kankakee uneven pavement lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C., can help. Call our offices at (815) 929-9292 today for a free consultation.