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A Houston ATV accident attorney with Jim S. Adler & Associates has the skill and experience to pursue cases when someone is injured in an ATV accident. ATVs are very popular in Houston and throughout America. But with increased use have come increased accidents. In fact, Texas is among the top five states for ATV accident deaths. ATVs are intended for recreational purposes and are not meant to be driven on public roads and highways, where they are forbidden. But in rural areas with rough, muddy or rocky terrain, many people drive ATVs as an adventurous thrill-riding challenge. One of the biggest problems with such ATV use is that the engine is very powerful, and1 people often are unable to control them at high speeds.
ATVs are unsafe, say Houston ATV accident attorneys
But the chief reason ATVs cause so many accidents is that they are inherently unsafe, from design to manufacturing. Many have no handlebars or side doors to ensure the safety of a rider or passenger, whose arms or legs may be injured as they try to brace themselves in a collision or rollover accident. Due to these manufacturing defects, ATVs account for 700 deaths and 135,000 injuries annually, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. These numbers have continued to increase in recent years as more and more people have purchased ATVs. And despite the fact that ATVs are not made for children, many children ride or drive them and are seriously injured in the process. The Yamaha Rhino ATV, UTV or ROV is particularly prone to deadly rollover accidents. A Houston ATV accident attorney can hold Yamaha responsible for injuries suffered due to manufacturer design error or negligence.
Get an expert Houston ATV accident attorney
If you or a loved one is injured in an ATV accident, a Houston ATV accident attorney can help. Such an attorney can help you to get the financial compensation you deserve after an ATV accident, covering medical expenses and loss of present and future wages. In some cases punitive damages also can be gained, such as requiring the defendant to pay the plaintiff’s legal fees. When a Houston ATV accident attorney comes to the rescue, a victim can gain justice and compensation. Such an attorney offers a free case review and, if he or she accepts your case, will charge no retainer fees. Rather, you pay only a percent of the recovery should your case prevail in court or via an out of court settlement.
Call a Houston ATV accident attorney today by dialing toll-free 1-800-505-1414, or go to this link for a free case review, and begin your road to recovery.