Two ATV Accidents over the Weekend Result in Serious Injury
New Hampshire Fish and Game officers responded to two ATV crashes over Fourth of July weekend. Both occurring on Sunday, one of these accidents involved ejection and the other a rollover. Causes these two serious ATV accidents are still under investigation.
ATVs are infamously dangerous. In 2014, the last year for which full statistics are available, there were 93,700 injuries and 385 fatalities caused by ATV accidents. An alarming 23% of these involve children under the age of 16. In Vermont, the minimum age requirement to operate an ATV is 12. In New Hampshire it is 14. Neither of this past weekend’s ATV crashes involved minors.
When you or a loved one is injured in an ATV accident, there may be steps you can take to recover a more significant settlement than initially offered by insurance companies. The New Hampshire ATV accident attorneys at Van Dorn, Curtiss & Rousseau welcome an opportunity to meet with you free of charge to discuss the details of your case and help you determine if you have cause to file suit.