Around Florida and across the country, people (drivers, pedestrians, motorcyclists, bicyclists) are injured or even killed in motor vehicle crashes due to poor or substandard highway design and engineering. Also, road construction can cause a crash. These causes typically are not immediately apparent and knowledgeable investigative experts must be called in.
Highway and roadway defects and design flaws can include:
In addition to these defects, construction equipment, vehicles and signage can sometimes create a dangerous condition on the roadway.
Under the U.S. government’s policy of ‘highway forgiveness’, all roads and interstate highways are supposed to be designed, constructed and maintained in a manner that is safe for drivers. Yet sometimes, this does not occur, and accidents result. The law firm of
Edward M. Ricci, P.A. is experienced and well equipped to take on the entities responsible for highway design flaws or engineering defects, including contractors, construction and engineering companies, government bodies, and other businesses. See case examples on this site.
To learn more about highway design or road construction cases or to receive a complimentary review of any potential case you have, please contact our law firm online or call us at 561-748-8000. We are happy to answer your questions about any highway design or auto accident case.
For more than four decades, Edward M. Ricci has specialized in civil trial law. He pursues justice for victims in the areas of consumer class actions, auto accidents, personal injury and wrongful deaths, cemetery desecrations, insurance litigation and consumer claims. The firm serves consumers throughout Florida and the United States.