We have looked at motor vehicle crashes from different viewpoints, but some people are in unique circumstances which make a crash especially devastating. For example, someone who is pregnancy may fear that an accident has injured their unborn child, which can lead to a great deal of stress. Worse, some accidents have even proved fatal for pregnant women and their children. Our law office knows how challenging these crashes can be for pregnant women and their loved ones.
If you are pregnant, it is critical to be particularly careful when you drive and watch out for any dangers on the road. Whether you are driving to a doctor’s appointment or find yourself behind the wheel for another reason, you should try to reduce the likelihood of an accident as well as your levels of stress when you are operating a vehicle. Pregnancy can make it more difficult for some drivers to pay attention to the road, whether they have anxiety about an upcoming appointment with their midwife or are simply excited for a birth that is right around the corner. That said, focusing on traffic safety at all times is paramount.
If you are pregnant and were struck by a reckless driver, or your pregnant partner was hit by someone else, you could be working through many challenges, from financial problems to emotional distress and other hardships. With these difficult experiences, reviewing your rights and taking action is vital. The car accidents page on our blog has more on traffic wrecks.