Driving in New Hampshire during the winter can be hazardous. Heavy snow, ice, and sleet can make driving especially dangerous and limit the driver’s visibility and control of the vehicle.
Even though winter weather can make an accident even worse, ice, snow, or sleet is never an excuse for negligence. If another driver strikes your vehicle, they can still be held responsible for the accident. When you file a personal injury claim in New Hampshire, you seek compensation for your damages. This can include the cost of your medical expenses, lost wages, diminished earning capacity, and pain and suffering.
Common reasons for winter driving accidents include: