Car accidents are notoriously one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Every year tens of thousands of people die in car accidents while millions more suffer serious or permanent injury.
If you or a loved one has suffered injury or death as a result of a car accident, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your losses and suffering. An experienced personal injury attorney can help you understand your rights and plan a course of action.
Some Sobering Statistics
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, someone in the U.S. is involved in a car accident every 10 seconds.
Approximately one third of all car accidents result in injury and nearly one percent result in death.
More than half of fatal car accidents occur on roads with speeds limits of 55 mph or greater, and more than one third of fatal crashes involve alcohol.
Motorcycle Accidents Motorcycle accidents are the cause of an estimated 50,000 injuries and 3,000 fatalities every year in the United States.
Motorcycles are more vulnerable to accidents because they are smaller and less protected than automobiles. Due to the increased susceptibility of motorcycles and the negligence of drivers on the road, motorcycle accidents often result in devastating events.
If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury or death in a motorcycle accident, you may eligible to file a claim to seek compensation for your losses. A qualified and caring personal injury attorney can evaluate your case free of charge to determine your legal options.