RVs and motorhomes can be great to have for those who love to get away on vacations while being able to bring amenities with them. There are many different types of RVs and, most of the time, they are safe on the roadway. However, there are many factors that can make them unsafe for their occupants as well as to other people on the roadway around them.
At Paulozzi LPA Injury Lawyers, we want to help if you or a loved one have been injured due to the negligence of an RV operator or because of a faulty RV. Our knowledgeable and experienced team will work to secure compensation for all of your crash-related expenses. When you need a Cleveland RV accident attorney, call us today.
When we talk about RVs, we are discussing a wide range of vehicle types. There are ones that can be towed behind other vehicles and then there are ones that are larger and are entire vehicles themselves. The weight of these vehicles can range from around 5,000 pounds and reach more than 40,000 pounds.
Some of the main causes of RV crashes correlate with regular passenger vehicle crashes. However, some items on this list are specific to these larger vehicles:
Under no circumstances should these vehicles be driven by a driver who is impaired by drugs or alcohol or distracted by their phones or other devices.
There are times when RVs are poorly designed by a manufacturer. In this case, they should be recalled and owners notified. If a crash or injury occurs because of a poorly designed RV, the company should be held liable.
It is common for us to see the following injuries in the aftermath of an RV crash:
These injuries can become incredibly costly. Medical bills can reach into the tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars, and this does not include other hidden accident costs like lost wages, home and vehicle accommodations, medical equipment, rehabilitation, and more.
We know that there is so much for you to keep track of when you are on the roadway. The last thing you expect is for another person’s negligence to cause you or a loved one harm. At Paulozzi LPA Injury Lawyers, we are ready to help when you need a Cleveland RV accident attorney. These crashes can be horrific, but we want to make sure you are compensated for all of your expenses. This can include: