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What is a Highway Injury?

A highway injury is a road accident involving cars traveling on a freeway or interstate highway. Speed is the main factor differentiating highway injuries from other road accidents, since cars travel at significantly higher speeds (usually around 65mph) on highways. 

What are some Common Causes of Highway Injuries?

Common causes of highway injuries include:

In particular, drunk driving or DUI claims tend to involve serious injuries and much property damage to the car(s). Speeding can also increase the risk of highway injuries and car accidents. In order to reduce the amount of injuries and accidents occurring on highways, many states are beginning to enforce laws that prohibit smartphone use while driving.

What are some Legal Effects of Highway Injury claims?

Highway injury lawsuits can result in some legal consequences such as:

When traveling between states, it is important to remember that states often differ regarding laws for speed limits, legal driving ages, open containers, and drunk driving.

Do I need a Lawyer for help with Highway Injury claims?

Car accidents and highway injuries can often involve complex legal matters that can be difficult to understand. You may wish to hire a qualified injury attorney in your area if you need help filing a lawsuit for a highway injury. Your lawyer can help research laws and determine what types of legal remedies may be appropriate for the claim.

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Last Modified: 07-15-2013 12:23 PM PDT

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