Asleep at the Wheel Accidents

Asleep at the Wheel Accidents

Injured due to a fatigued driver? Talk to a tough-minded attorney in Tennessee

If your accident is linked to a driver who fell asleep, you deserve justice. Asleep-at-the-wheel accidents are not uncommon: About 10 to 20 percent of all fatal crashes each year can be traced back to a driver who fell asleep at the wheel, according to reports, and tired drivers are at the root of 5 to 10 percent of all car accidents.

Drivers and passengers may suffer serious accident injuries in fatigued driver accidents. Don’t let an accident caused by a tired driver ruin your life. Take action now. Turn to Meade Law Group.

Statistics about asleep-at-the-wheel accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 37 percent of all drivers admit to falling asleep behind the wheel at least once in their lifetime.

You may be entitled to compensation if you sustained injuries or lost a loved one in a fatigued driver accident. It’s wise to choose an experienced Tennessee lawyer who can help pursue a settlement. You may be entitled to financial compensation for the following losses:

  • Medical expenses
  • Costs related to car-repair
  • Lost wages
  • Other expenses related to the accident

If you lost a family member, you may be able to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. Rely on Meade Law Group. Call or email us today.

How to prevent fatigued driver accidents

While drivers who fall asleep behind the wheel may get more sympathy than drunk drivers and drivers who send or receive text messages, they’re still negligent in collisions. Fatigued drivers made a choice. Instead of pulling over to rest and prevent ank accident, they chose to continue driving and put others at risk.

Contact a Tennessee car accident attorney

If you or a loved one has been involved in a fatigued driver accident in Tennessee, you may be entitled to compensation. A skilled personal injury attorney is prepared to discuss your options.

Don’t let a car accident derail your life. Get back on track. Contact a Tri-City personal injury lawyer today with Meade Law Group. We serve Johnson City, Greeneville, Kingsport, Elizabethton, and communities throughout Tennessee. Call (423) 464-7779.

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