Dangerous Road Accidents

Decatur AL Dangerous Road Lawyer

Randy Ferguson

We can help you in Madison, Morgan, Lawrence and Limestone Counties and the surrounding areas.

Have you been in an accident caused by a dangerous highway? Contact a Huntsville personal injury lawyer at Ferguson & Ferguson for a no obligation, free cons ultation. The attorneys at Ferguson & Ferguson have successfully represented hundreds of victims injured by hazardous road conditions. A dangerous road can result from faulty design, faulty construction, or faulty maintenance. In such cases, a governmental entity could be held liable. If you have been injured because of a defective or dangerous road or highway, you should contact attorney Randy W. Ferguson. Call 256-534-3435 or 256-350-7200. We can help.

What Damages Can I Recover?

You may be able to recover compensation for the injuries you suffered in the wreck. Damages may include:

  • Ambulance bills
  • Emergency room costs
  • Past, current, and future medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Permanent Injuries
  • Physical pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Long-term care, if the injuries are catastrophic in nature
  • disfigurement
  • Property damage

What are the Most Dangerous Roads and Intersections in Huntsville and Decatur

Huntsville and Decatur motorists should exercise great caution when traversing certain streets, highways, and intersections that are known to be accident hotspots, including the following:

  • Parkway
  • Jordan Lane
  • University Drive
  • Highway 53
  • Highway36
  • Highway 31
  • 6th Avenue
  • Beltline Road
  • Interstate 65
  • I565
  • River Road

Alabama Road Hazards

We represent clients in Decatur and Huntsville accidents arising out of dangerous and defective roadways and highways, including the following hazards:

  • Inadequate guardrails or lack of guardrails
  • Trees or vegetation blocking views or signs
  • Defective traffic lights
  • Inadequate road lighting
  • Improper signage
  • Road construction hazards
  • Lack of or inappropriate warning of road work
  • Bridge defects and bridge collapse
  • Insufficient median
  • Lack of shoulder
  • Dangerous intersections
  • Dangerous potholes, drop-offs
  • Failure to maintain roads or highways
  • Inadequate lane width, blind corners, and improper grading
  • No crosswalks or improperly marked or visible crosswalks
  • Other road design defects
  • No bike lanes
  • Cracked and/or broken roads
  • Hazardous debris
  • Obstructed traffic signs and signals
  • Slippery road services
  • Poorly marked construction zones
  • Improperly paved roads
  • Poor road design
  • Blind corners
  • Unmarked curves
  • Defective design
  • Icy and other weather-damaged roads

How to Fix Dangerous Roadways

There are several ways transportation officials can improve road conditions to save lives and reduce injuries:

  • Replace non-forgiving poles with breakaway poles
  • Using brighter and more durable pavement markings, hiring a company like Pin Point Line Striping can help with this
  • Adding rumble strips to shoulders
  • More guardrails or safety barriers
  • Installing better signs with easier-to-read letters
  • Adding or widening shoulders
  • Improving roadway alignment
  • Replacing or widening narrow bridges
  • Reducing pavement edges and abrupt drop offs
  • Clearing more space adjacent to roadways.

Why Hire Ferguson & Ferguson

If you have been injured in Decatur or Huntsville, Alabama, or a loved one has been killed on a defective or dangerous road or highway, call 800-752-1998 or 256-534-3435 or by e-mail today for a free consultation, and learn how we can put our accident litigation experience to work for you. If you were injured as a result of dangerous highway or defect in a public roadway, you must file a claim within six months of your injury or you may lose your right to recover damages for you losses. We offer no obligation, FREE CONSULTATIONS to all injury clients. Home and hospital visits are available if you are unable to come to our Huntsville or Decatur office. We put the fair back in the fight. Call 256-534-3435 now.

Huntsville Office Location:
303 Williams Avenue SW
Suite 321
Huntsville, AL 35801

Decatur Office Location:
211 Oak Street NE
Decatur, AL 35601