Reckless Driving

Fort Lauderdale Reckless/Careless Driving Car Accident Attorney Helps Those Injured by Bad Drivers

If you’ve been injured by a vehicle driver that was driving recklessly, this Fort Lauderdale, Florida Reckless Driving Car Accident Lawyer can help. Reckless driving can come in many forms. These include speeding, changing lanes without using “blinkers,” driving in a place where a vehicle is not supposed to be, driving down the wrong-way on a one way street, drunk/drinking and driving, texting and driving and distracted driving, driving through stop-signs, driving through red-lights, speeding in school zones, and making improper u-turns.

Reckless or careless driving is actually a crime. A reckless driver may receive a ticket for reckless driving or careless driving, and may be charged criminally as well. If the officer who investigated your accident gives the other driver in your crash a ticket for reckless or careless driving, then that officer may testify in Court. The officer may be able to testify to his observations that made him feel that the other driver was driving recklessly.

Call 786-294-7711 to speak to Mr. Quackenbush if you’d like a free, no obligation consultation. Mr. Quackenbush will talk to you about all aspects of your case for free if you’ve been hurt anyplace in the State of Florida (including Miami, Miami-Dade County, West Palm Beach and Palm Beach County).

Once work has begun on your case, Mr. Quackenbush will work on contingency – meaning that there will be no risk to you as you won’t be charged by Mr. Quackenbush until he’s helped you to make a recovery in your case.

Guidance for Clients of this Fort Lauderdale Reckless/Carless Driving Accident Lawyer

Reckless driving is characterized by a negligence that is so severe as to be reckless. Reckless driving is more than simple negligence. Negligence can be simply the making of a mistake. For example, if a driver drives through a red-light, that driver would be guilty of negligence.

Reckless driving, on the other hand, is characterized by negligence that is so severe as to be willful and wanton. For example, texting and driving while driving down the highway would be considered reckless.

Reckless driving can also be characterized by intentional behavior. For example, if a driver intentionally blows through a red-light or a stop-sign, then that driver can be convicted of reckless driving.

Compassionate Representation is the Hallmark of this South Florida Reckless/Careless Driving Crash Attorney

If the driver who caused your accident was driving recklessly at the time of the crash, then you may be able to pursue a punitive damages case against the other driver. Punitive damages are designed to punish the other driver involved in the wreck. They are different than compensatory damages, which are designed to compensate you for your injuries.

Certain types of reckless driving on behalf of the other driver may qualify you to obtain punitive damages. These include drinking and driving/drunk driving and texting and driving/distracted driving.

Reach this Broward County Reckless Driving Wreck Law Firm at 786-294-7711 if You’ve Been Injured in a Collision

Once work has begun on your case, Mr. Quackenbush will operate on contingency – which indicates that there will be no charge to you until Mr. Quackenbush has helped you to make a recovery in your case.

Call Mr. Quackenbush for a free, no obligation consultation. He can be reached at 786-294-7711.

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