Once again an accident occurs where a vehicle crashes into a storefront and is caught by surveillance cameras inside the store. This time a Weston, Florida Citgo gas station which is located just south of Interstate 75 and Indian Trace Blvd. In Weston, Broward County, Florida is the victim of a sport utility vehicle crashing into the gas station’s store front causing significant damage and mayhem inside the establishment. As is often the case, this particular driver may have mistakenly hit the gas pedal instead of the brake and in the hysteria of the moment presses further down on the gas pedal hoping that the vehicle will stop but instead causes it to accelerate recklessly through the structure and into harm’s way.
The Weston care accident lawyer is quite familiar with these accidents and has been involved with investigating the cause as well as representing the victims of such accidents; ranging from fatalities to multiple victims each with having suffered significant injuries. Fortunately, in this particular incident in Weston, there were no injuries other than significant property damage to the gas station. Similar Weston accidents involving cars accelerating into a retail establishments involve not only property damage claims which can be brought against both the driver and the owner of the vehicle that comes crashing through the storefront, but also against their bodily injury liability automobile insurance policies. Occasionally, the Weston personal injury attorney has come across this type of incident in which the driver claims that there may have been a defect in the vehicle which caused it to suddenly accelerate out of control such as the many claims that have been brought most recently against Toyota and its Camrys as well as against Audis in years past.
For further information regarding this and similar topics please feel free to consult with the Schulman Lay Group, a personal injury law firm located in Weston, Florida that is committed to representing personal injury victims including victims of Weston, car accident and storefront accidents. Please visit our website at www.schulaw.com, for a free consultation. Please call us at 877-LAW-0444 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org