We know that many people in and around this area own RVs or motorhomes. Whether you have one for family vacations or you are a snowbird that heads South for the winter, these can be wonderful vehicles. However, we know that RVs can pose certain risks to their occupants and other drivers on the roadway.

If you need an Akron RV accident lawyer, let us get to work for you today. At Paulozzi LPA Injury Lawyers, we understand these cases and will work diligently to secure the compensation you need after an RV incident.

What Kind Of Vehicles?

The term RV can mean a bunch of different things. We could be talking about a larger vehicle that has an engine and does not need any other vehicle. RVs can also be non-motorized and towed behind other vehicles. These vehicles range in size and weight and can pose different risks to the people who use them as well as to other people on the roadways around them.

When we talk about crashes with RVs, we know that the causes of the crashes do not differ all that much from incidents with regular passenger vehicles. As you look through this list, you will also notice some items that are specific to larger vehicles:

  • Worn down tires
  • Blind lane changes
  • Inexperienced drivers
  • Poorly executed turns
  • Speeding or reckless driving
  • Overloading with too much weight
  • Poor weight balance inside the vehicle

Owners of RVs need to ensure that they properly inspect and maintain their vehicles to prevent vehicle failure. When any part of a larger vehicle fails at high speeds, the results can be catastrophic. Under no circumstances should an RV be operated while the driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

*RV companies could also be held liable if they sell an RV that is faulty or has faulty parts.

What Can Happen?

Because of their size and weight, we often encounter severe injuries in the aftermath of an RV crash, including:

  • Spinal cord injuries (with possible paralysis)
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Internal organ damage/internal bleeding
  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Severe lacerations or amputations

In many cases, victims sustain more than one injury on that list. This can leave them with serious medical expenses as well as other hidden accident costs like lost wages, rehabilitation, emotional and psychological damages, and more.

We Are Here To Help

If you or someone you love has been injured in an RV crash that was caused by the careless or negligent actions of another person, please seek legal assistance. The team at Paulozzi LPA Injury Lawyers has the experience you need right now. We will get to work on investigating this crash so we can secure the compensation you desperately need. This can include:

  • Coverage of medical expenses related to the crash
  • Recovery of lost wages if you are unable to work
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Loss of enjoyment of life damages
  • Punitive damages against the negligent party

If you need an Akron RV accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 888-710-0040.

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