DGAA bLAWg

Common Causes and Factors in Rollover Accidents

Web Admin - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Rollover accidents are frightening, dangerous, and complex. They can also lead to serious or life-threatening injuries. In some cases, they may even cause short-term, long-term, or permanent disability. Learn more about the causes of rollover accidents, and what your rights as a victim may be, with help from the following information.

Some Vehicles are Prone to Rollover

Although any vehicle can experience a rollover accident, some are more prone to tipping than others. Generally, it is vehicles that are considered “top-heavy,” such as sport utility vehicles, minivans, pickup trucks, and full-size vans. These automobiles are narrower, taller, and have a higher center of gravity, which is why they are more susceptible to flipping in a crash.

Turns, Curves, and Uneven Road Surfaces

Turns, curves, and uneven surfaces, such as curbs and construction zones are also common causes of rollover accidents. The risk is even higher for vehicles that are prone to rollover. Sadly, this could come into play in situations involving construction zone negligence and negligence on the part of another driver. Examples might include swerving to avoid a drunk driver, running over a curb to avoid hitting a driver that suddenly swerves into the lane, or being side-swiped while attempting to make a turn.

Environmental Conditions

Driving in rain, sleet, snow, or other hazardous road conditions can also increase the risk of a rollover accident, especially for vehicles that are prone. To make matters worse, severe weather conditions increase the overall risk of a vehicle losing control because of their speed or maneuvers. In short, any driver that is negligent during such conditions is exponentially increasing the risk of accident death or injury to the drivers around them.

Drunk Drivers

Drunk drivers increase the risk of accident for every other driver on the road. They can also increase the risk of a rollover crash, especially for those driving vehicles that are prone to flipping. Unfortunately, some of these accidents end up being hit-and-run crashes, which can even further complicate matters. In these situations, it is crucial that you find experienced legal assistance with your claim.

How Our Arlington Heights Car Crash Lawyers Can Help

If you or someone you love has experienced a rollover accident, Drost, Gilbert, Andrew & Apicella, LLC can help. Dedicated and experienced, our Arlington Heights car accident attorneys will fight for your rights and best interest. We pursue the most compensation possible in every case. Schedule your consultation by calling 847-934-6000 today.

Ken ApicellaAbout the Author: Attorney Ken Apicella is a founding partner of DGAA focusing in the areas of personal injury, employment, insurance coverage disputes, and civil litigation. Ken earned his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in 1999. He has been named a SuperLawyers Rising Star and a Forty Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch. Ken has written and lectured for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education and regularly serves as a moderator at Northwest Suburban Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education seminars.


Source:https://www.safercar.gov/Vehicle-Shoppers/Rollover/Causes


Recent Posts


Tags

Illinois Sales Representative Act pedestrian-automobile accident Palatine traffic accidents real estate closing mortgage denied insurance claims breathalyzer test DGAA DUI attorney Des Plaines collections attorney insurance attorney Crystal Lake accident attorney medication errors Crystal Lake employment law attorney subcontractor Illinois workers compensation attorney Retaliatory Discharge trust payments nursing home negligence Rolling Meadows Attorney texting while driving Palatine personal injury lawyer Barrington employment law firm boating under the influence license golf accidents Barrington attorney vacation home fines drunk driving statistics condo association social media after death Do Not Resuscitate Buffalo Grove employment lawyer preventing accidents Rolling Meadows employment law attorney real estate Crystal Lake traffic lawyer Crystal Lake insurance lawyer Crystal Lake car accident attorney health insurance dispute controlled substance Des Plaines personal injury lawyer Illinois tax attorney commercial leasing Deer Park workers compensation lawyer Palatine civil attorney texting and driving Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act Illinois LLC creation natural gas explosion workplace sexual harassment Chicago traffic lawyer brain injury defective products lawyer preventable medical errors drug crimes lawyer sexual harassment estate planning lawyer Illinois traffic ticket lawyer surgical mistakes Illinois home inspection agent Long Grove real estate attorney medical malpractice Chicago employment attorney estate planning, death tax, succession plans, business estate plans, Barrington estate planning lawyers South Barrington real estate lawyer license reinstatement bicycle accidents Employment Discrimination Law startup company elder abuse revenge porn corporate law pet bites Schaumburg insurance lawyers liability Rolling Meadows insurance dispute lawyers, insurance dispute Illinois insurance disputes Chicago corporate attorney trench injuries pizza emoji loopholes fiduciary rule delay Home Sale Contingencies civil rights violation real estate lawyer dealing with problem employees pet law life insurance employment contract motorcycle accident Palatine drug lawyer advance healthcare directive estate planning, digital assets, Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, Illinois digital assets, Illinois estate planning, Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act insurance denial appeals traffic accidents Barrington estate planning lawyer first degree murder Illinois traffic laws Crystal Lake criminal defense attorney insurance dispute Illinois employment law Barrington litigation attorney Barrington real estate lawyer drugs traumatic brain injuries Chicago will attorney Arlington Heights medical malpractice lawyer Schaumburg elder law lawyer llinois Real Estate Lawyers Association expungement underinsured motorist Illinois traffic accident lawyer comp time probate process Illinois defective products attorney minimum wage insurance claim denials Arlington Heights traffic attorney Rolling Meadows insurance attorney Illinois insurance claim dispute lawyers DMV denied insurance claim Crystal Lake injury attorney wills and trusts medical marijuana digital assets, digital fiduciary, estate planning, digital content, Long Grove estate planning lawyers eluding a police officer Mount Prospect wills and trusts lawyers traffic tickets criminal record anesthesia errors Deer Park traffic accident attorney Des Plaines insurance attorney Barrington drug crime attorney Inverness DUI lawyer Illinois Des Plaines personal injury lawyers Rolling Meadows personal injury attorney mass shooting Colin Gilbert Illinois insurance lawyer Illinois rollover accident lawyers Buffalo Grove law firm dog bites Illinois wills and trusts Affordable Care Act Schaumburg car accident attorney Barrington Traffic Lawyer Barrington estate planning attorney privacy laws car collision Illinois collections attorney boating accidents trucking accidents Rolling Meadows marijuana attorney in terrorem provision insurance denials Inverness insurance attorney Illinois employment attorneys living trust benefits Rolling Meadows probate lawyer foreclosure Arlington Heights personal injury lawyer new real estate form Crystal Lake estate planning lawyer fatal car accidents Palatine trusts lawyer rest breaks business litigation Arlington Heights estate planning attorney Illinois lawyer Chicago insurance law firm Rolling Meadows Traffic Lawyer Illinois business law atorneys Buffalo Grove real estate attorney Crystal Lake tax lawyer bad faith insurance claims Schaumburg criminal attorney Barrington Illinois estate planning lawyer Des Plaines criminal attorney gift tax exemption, estate planning, estate planning strategies, Illinois estate planning, South Barrington estate planning attorneys Chicago estate planning lawyer PTSD Illinois DUI attorney Schaumburg estate attorney Rolling Meadows pedestrian accident murder charges drug crime problem employees underage DUI Illinois Probate Act of 1975 healthcare claims insurance claim dispute attorney CAM Palatine Attorney Arlington Heights accident attorney Palatine corporate law attorneys Schaumburg Attorney Des Plaines DUI attorney Illinois personal injury lawyers Buffalo Grove criminal defense lawyer loss of consortium Rolling Meadows corporate lawyer insurance adjusters drug possession fiduciary rule bicycle dooring accidents Schaumburg drug defense lawyer Illinois law Palatine probate lawyer gift taxes Chicago lawyer Long Grove estate planning taxes pedestrian injuries, pedestrian fatality traumatic brain injury Illinois personal injury Palatine law firm DUI penalities Palatine workers compensation lawyer Illinois wrongful termination lawyer Fourth of July Rolling Meadows tax attorney Arlington Heights wills and trusts lawyers insurance negligence Des Plaines real estate lawyer Family Medical Leave Act Illinois pet lawyer field sobriety test Illinois driving without license consent to a search Palatine estate planning lawyer traffic laws Des Plaines accident attorney speeding Inverness injury lawyer personal injury law firm Schaumburg corporate attorney car accidents Buffalo Grove injury lawyer civil litigation Mount Prospect elder law attorney GM ignition switches landlord wage theft attorney fees Arlington Heights trucking lawyer real estate contract pregnant women Palatine civil litigation lawyer Illinois employment law firm insurance agents probate construction contracts Inverness estate planning lawyer Transfer on Death Instrument Illinois corporate lawyer truck collisions Illinois insurance dispute lawyers Palatine insurance lawyer irrevocable trust trusts Illinois medical malpractice case Detainer Actions Illinois real estate lawyer employment law, Illinois employment laws Barrington employment attorney installment contracts reckless homicide disability benefits Des Plaines pet law attorney Illinois insurance claim attorney internet Schaumburg personal injury lawyer employment contract, employment law, employment at-will, Deer Park employment law attorneys, contract, Buffalo Grove medical malpractice lawyers marijuana crimes attorney Liquor Control Act Inverness corporate attorney commercial leases insurance claim Illinois medical malpractice claim Barrington personal injury lawyer personal injury, auto accident injuries, delayed injuries, serious injuries, Des Plaines personal injury attorneys back injuries Rolling Meadows business lawyer Illinois medical malpractice lawyers IRELA natural gas Chicago trucking accident attorney Arlington Heights tax lawyer BUI probate lawyer Illinois workplace lawyer rent to own real estate contracts slip and fall accidents paid sick leave digital evidence BAC insurance claims Illinois workplace discrimination attorney Inverness traffic law firm Crystal Lake law firm life insurance policy Illinois traffic attorneys Illinois Smoke Detector Act Barrington personal injury attorney cell phone Inverness accident lawyer murder defense Illinois criminal defense attorney murder employees Rolling Meadows drug defense attorney Chicago car accident lawyer medical malpractice, missed diagnosis, delayed diagnosis, medical mistake, Deer Creek medical malpractice lawyers Illinois registered agent drug crimes residential real estate Inverness probate lawyer fault based insurance insurance disputes, Illinois insurance disputes, Illinois insurance dispute attorneys, denied insurance claims, Arlington Heights insurance dispute attorneys estate planning underfunded trust insurance agent negligence power of attorney for healthcare employee misclassification swimming pools Long Grove estate planning attorneys traffic offenses Schaumburg personal injury lawyers food poisoning Schaumburg digital information deadly crashes Des Plaines civil attorney Food and Drug Administration's Food Safety Modernization Act life insurance claims Home Remodeling Repair Act spinal cord injury Des Plaines tax law firm Illinois job attorney Barrington injury attorney living trust vs will Kenilworth estate planning lawyer School Visitation Rights Act ken apicella deed transfer real estate attorneys Rolling Meadows DUI lawyer icy parking lots Barrington criminal lawyer Arlington Heights wills and trusts attorney Illinois civil litigation lawyer Long Grove estate planning attorney liability claims commercial real estate Des Plaines drug crimes lawyer Des Plaines Inverness civil lawyer home inspection lawyer Super Mario Buffalo Grove traffic lawyers Palatine injury attorney Mt Prospect Attorney IRA benefits dynasty trusts traffic crimes Arlington Heights employment attorney Palatine employment lawyer Whistleblower Claims construction accidents Arlington Heights real estate lawyer Illinois wills and trusts attorneys elder law insurance dispute attorney Rolling Meadows litigation lawyer Palatine corporate attorney civil litigation attorney Illinois Trust Code Deer Park medical malpractice attorney Schaumburg criminal law attorney Rolling Meadows employment attorney Illinois pedestrian accident attorney job lawyers vacation home estate attorney estate tax condo Des Plaines medical malpractice attorney Des Plaines real estate attorney digital assets Arlington Heights criminal lawyer Barrington workers compensation attorney IRS Crystal Lake employment lawyer personal injury lawyer capital gains tax Rolling Meadows real estate attorney Illinois medical malpractice attorney employment lawyer Riverwoods estate planning lawyer Illinois small business construction accidents, personal injury, wrongful death, Arlington Heights personal injury attorneys, workers' compensation coronavirus probate claims employment attorney Palatine real estate lawyer denial of life insurance Schaumburg probate attorney Palatine elder law attorney Chicago employment lawyer power of attorney investment property Inverness real estate lawyer personal injury attorney Inverness elder law lawyer Deer Park employment law attorney Rolling Meadows traffic attorney caretaker rights Crystal lake insurance dispute attorney Palatine construction attorney employment law blended families estate planning for college students breach of contract Palatine traffic lawyer employee rights Arlington Heights wills and trusts attorneys Arlington Heights Attorney Exclusions Rolling Meadows traffic law firm Illinois injury lawyer estate planning trusts sexual images trustee Chicago insurance claim attorneys Rolling Meadows boating crash lawyer Illinois Human Rights Act Deer Park accident attorney premises liability Barrington medical malpractice lawyers ObamaCare trauma after an accident meal breaks boating DUI Palatine punch death accidental death benefits healthcare Illinois insurance claim dispute lawyer Illinois red light cameras Illinois estate planning LLCs Buffalo Grove probate lawyer Rolling Meadows personal injury lawyer Arlington Heights car crash attorneys Illinois estate planning attorney Schaumburg personal injury attorney suspended license estate plan pedestrian accidents marijuana Schaumburg injury lawyer TBI rollover car crashes Deer Park criminal attorney manufacturing digital media accounts, estate planning, Arlington Heights estate planning attorney, Buffalo Grove insurance claim dispute lawyers foreclosed rental property Deer Park personal injury lawyer Illinois personal injury lawyer FMLA Barrington business law firm life insurance lawyer Illinois estate planning law firm institutional trustee probate fees insurance dispute, insurance dispute lawyers, insurance claim denial, insurance claim delays, Rolling Meadows insurance dispute attorneys owner responsibility personal injury claims unauthorized overtime medical malpractice claims no contest clauses Rolling Meadows estate planning attorney Illinois jet ski accident lawyer insurance claim dispute Palatine employment attorney Illinois employment law attorneys living wills Illinois living will Illinois business lawyer criminal Illinois trucking safety Deer Park traffic lawyer Forcible Entry Thanksgiving Arlington Heights wills and trusts lawyer real estate zoning Illinois construction accident attorney Long Grove real estate lawyer traffic violations defense Des Plaines motorcycle accident attorney caregiver Chicago estate planning Rolling Meadows accident lawyer work unions filing a medical malpractice claim holiday statistics spinal cord injuries Mount Prospect real estate lawyer overtime violations homestead rights contracts bike accident automated cars defective products small business Illinois probate lawyer Crystal Lake medical malpractice lawyer head on collisions Schaumburg employment attorney Chicago attorney Buffalo Grove personal injury attorney senior citizens involuntary manslaughter probate claims process real estate leasing changes to mortgage law FSLA Illinois attorney Arlington Heights TBI attorney federal regulations for LLCs Palatine employment law lawyer Illinois personal injury attorney Rolling Meadows personal injury lawyers landlord tenant law Barrington criminal defense lawyer wrongful death blood alcohol content Rolling Meadows criminal lawyer wills liens Legal Info insurance claim denial Crystal Lake pedestrian accident lawyer drunk driving Crystal Lake traffic attorney Deer Park motorcycle accident lawyer Palatine criminal defense lawyer Arlington Heights insurance attorney Policy Cancellation Crystal Lake will lawyer Illinois employment law attorney car accident personal injury accidents Schaumburg civil litigation attorney Schaumburg wrongful death attorney crossover accidents Chicago will attorney, social media platforms, Illinois estate planning lawyer, motorcycle accident lawyer Des Plaines claims law firm Des Plaines Traffic Lawyer Palatine business attorney Arlington Heights pedestrian accidents criminal defense Kenilworth estate planning attorneys Crystal Lake personal injury attorney workers comp Illinois employment laws Illinois bicycle safety Rolling Meadows insurance lawyer Kenilworth estate planning attorney criminal law guardianship attorney appealing an insurance claim jet ski accidents Crystal Lake pet attorney Schaumburg estate planning attorney Jay Andrew Fair Labor Standards Act Illinois real estate IRA trust transfer Crystal Lake business law attorneys uninsured motorist modern family estate planning sole proprietorship Arlington Heights injury attorney trucking accident lawyers product liability Arlington Heights Traffic Lawyer unpaid overtime Illinois will lawyer right to work Illinois car accident attorney DNR license revocation living trust car crashes unfunded trust Illinois insurance claims lawyers Illinois trusts attorney severance agreements comparative negligence personal injury claim federal crimes independent contractor rumble strips auto accidents Illinois elder law attorney medical research Inverness real estate attorney dram shop law license suspension BAIID financial advisors Crystal Lake medical malpractice law firm Inverness personal injury attorney Self-Directed IRA Accounts Illinois traffic attorney medical malpractice compensation employee discrimination Schaumburg employment law attorneys child safety college kids low-ball insurance settlement Barrington civil litigation attorney privacy Des Plaines injury law firm car crash injuries Crystal Lake civil litigation lawyer compensatory time Deer Park DUI lawyer POA rollover accidents hiring employees Joliet general practice lawyers Arlington Heights car accident lawyer car accident lawyer special needs trust Illinois boating accident lawyer Illinois speeding lawyer wrongful termination Colin H. Gilbert hit and run accident pain and suffering clemency car crash car accident lawyers DUI Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission operating agreements DUI defense Crystal Lake employment attorney Arlington Heights personal injury attorney employment law, meal breaks, rest breaks, hotel employees, Des Plaines employment law attorneys Illinois employment lawyer Crystal Lake car accident lawyer Crystal Lake personal injury lawyer Buffalo Grove traffic attorney Rolling Meadows criminal attorney Illinois employee rights attorney. Rolling Meadows insurance dispute lawyers traffic violations Rolling Meadows employment law attorneys Long Grove wills and trusts attorneys wrongful termination, employment law, whistleblower protections, Illinois employment laws, discrimination in the workplace workers compensation benefits insurance disputes Attorney Ken Apicella Arlington Heights employment law attorneys Crystal Lake bike accident lawyer Schaumburg medical malpractice lawyer unpaid assessment Deer Park real estate law firm estate planning attorney Arlington Heights lawyer forming a corporation in Illinois Landlord Tenant Ordinance hands free device driving Chicago biking tips Buffalo Grove corporate attorney Rolling Meadows medical malpractice lawyers Illinois workers compensation lawyer traffic deaths Des Plaines drug lawyer cell phone tower data insurance claim delay Schaumburg traffic lawyer pay when paid contract income distribution deducation Des Plaines personal injury attorney whistleblower protections Illinois mortgages jet ski distracted driving accidents Illinois motorcycle accident lawyer Crystal Lake medical malpractice attorneys creditors real estate attorney Buffalo Grove personal injury lawyer Buffalo Grove car accident lawyer workers compensation Barrington boating accident attorney ACA Class A misdemeanor tax attorney distracted driving accident victims Schaumburg estate planning lawyer Illinois Transfer on Death Instrument Schaumburg real estate lawyer overtime pay Rolling Meadows car accident lawyers personal injury slip and fall products liability South Barrington real estate attorney Barrington employment law attorney Illinois insurance attorney cell phone accidents Schaumburg construction accident lawyer

Archive