People in the Norfolk area are injured every day. Some injuries are caused by accidents and other injuries are caused due to negligent or reckless behavior. Sometimes when people are hurt because of someone else’s actions they decide to pursue legal action, including filing a personal injury lawsuit. If you have been hurt in an accident you may have wondered how long you have after the injury occurs to still file a suit.
When someone in the Franklin area is involved in a car accident the possibility of serious injury always exists. When a pedestrian is involved the incident can be much worse and usually is. Accidents happen all the time, but when they occur due to a careless or negligent driver then anyone who is injured might be awarded damages for his or her injuries and suffering.
Motor vehicle accidents happen every day all across the country, including in the Franklin area. There are many reasons that people get into accidents, including careless driving or driving under the influence of alcohol. Some accidents happen due to an unfortunate set of circumstances and still many others occur because drivers are distracted.