Parking Lot Dangers

Statistics indicate that approximately one-fourth of all traffic accidents involve at least one parked car in a parking lot. Drivers and pedestrians may assume that parking lots and garages are relatively safe because vehicles are not traveling high speed. However, the reality is that severe injury and costly property damage can occur wherever there are negligent motorists. Often, the injuries one sustains will require expensive medical treatment and this is a burden that the victims of another’s recklessness should never have to bear.

If you have been hurt in an accident in a parking lot, we can help you to hold the responsible party accountable for the harm that you have suffered. To learn more about your legal rights, contact the Oklahoma auto accident lawyers of the Abel Law Firm at (405) 239-7046. You may be able to recover financial compensation for medical bills, vehicle repairs, and other damages.

Dangers of Parking Lots

There are a number of factors that could potentially lead to a needless collision in a parking garage or surface lot. These include the following:

  • Increased concentration of pedestrian traffic
  • Negligent drivers speeding through parking lot
  • Failure to abide by traffic signs posted in the lot
  • Lack of visibility around parked cars

Many people become frustrated and prone to road rage in parking lots, especially when looking for a parking space during peak shopping hours, further contributing to an unexpectedly hazardous environment.

Contact Us

The Oklahoma attorneys of the Abel Law Firm are dedicated to helping our clients to seek the resources they need to attend to their needs in the wake of a parking lot accident. Contact us by calling (405) 239-7046 today.

Ed Abel Named Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year

Ed Abel was awarded the Litigator of the Year award as recognition of his tremendous success in the courtroom defending the lives of Oklahomans, and his unique service as a true son of the State of Oklahoma. He has won some of the largest verdicts in Oklahoma's history, and he and his team have successfully argued against harmful tort reform laws in the state Supreme Court. His impact is so widespread across the state that Governor Mary Fallin declared May 1st as "Ed Abel Day."

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