Every year, over 80,000 people are injured or killed in auto collisions in Los Angeles County alone. In 2016, the number of traffic accidents in Los Angeles soared by nearly 20 percent from the previous year to 55,350. Additionally, 2017 saw a 22% increase in crash fatalities from the same period in 2016, where over 40,000 fatalities were reported within the city limits (with pedestrians comprising nearly half of those fatalities). As of 2018, Los Angeles had the highest rate of injury-causing and fatal traffic accidents in the nation.
Such accidents are often the result of recklessness or negligence on the part of another party. But while speeding is perhaps the most well known cause behind traffic accidents, other commonly cited causes can include:
Living in the Los Angeles area means you are at a greater risk of experiencing an auto accident, regardless of whether or not you are a safe and cautious driver. If you have been injured in an auto accident, you may have multiple concerns over medical expenses, long or short-term disability and wage losses stemming from an inability to work, having to endure the arduous process of negotiating a settlement with insurance companies, and costly medical bills from healthcare providers. You are not alone.
The Dordulian Law Group is staffed with a team of qualified car accident attorneys having more than 18 years of experience helping accident victims secure exceptional compensation settlements.
Our car accident injury lawyers are equipped with the tenacity and passion required to ensure you receive the largest possible settlement for your injuries. The Dordulian Law Group’s team of dedicated and caring attorneys are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to discuss your unique accident situation, answer any questions you have, and put your mind at ease knowing we will serve as a fierce ally that fights on your behalf. We are available at any time to meet with you for a free consultation to discuss your options. You will not be responsible for any legal fees if we do not secure compensation on your behalf.
The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) estimates that in the first nine months of 2020, which includes about six months of data during the COVID-19 pandemic, traffic fatalities rose 4.6 percent from the first nine months of 2019.
One of the most common questions we receive is, “How many people die in car accidents throughout the United States of America each year?” Below we’ll identify some key car accident statistics for the U.S. as well as abroad.
Number of Fatal Car Accidents in the U.S.
Global Car Accident Statistics:
For additional information on global car accident statistics, visit our blog.
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For many accident victims, their first instinct is to contact an insurance company, and quickly accept whatever compensation may be offered. Depending on your circumstances, this can be a mistake on multiple levels. Firstly, you must realize that the insurance companies do not act on behalf of you or have your best interests in mind. As such, their initial compensation offer can frequently be disproportionate to the full amount of damages to which you are entitled. In other words, their offer can be unfair and inadequate, often leaving you with unpaid bills in addition to the cost of lasting emotional and psychological trauma. Insurance companies are interested in one thing: protecting themselves. They are not concerned with you, the victim. This is why your first step after enduring an accident should be to contact an experienced and qualified car accident attorney.
Car accident attorneys, such as the team at Dordulian Law Group, are experts at negotiating the highest possible settlement commensurate with your injuries. We present abstract factors such as pain and suffering, and changes to your quality of life when representing you in court, which can significantly affect the amount of your settlement. Our goal is to ensure that you are not left with outstanding bills for medical expenses or lost wages, and that you receive appropriate compensation on top of those damages.
The Dordulian Law Group has decades of experience navigating insurance and liability law. We have successfully secured settlements in excess of $100 million for our clients. Given our proven track record, we are confident that our knowledge and dedication will lead to you receiving the compensation you truly deserve, rather than the compensation the insurance company feels you deserve. A car accident can be a harrowing experience, which is why you need an advocate to take on the burden of filing your claim, negotiating the cost of your medical expenses (an area of expertise that is often overlooked when one is considering hiring a car accident attorney), and securing a significant settlement.
Contact us now for a free consultation, and remember: if we don’t recover compensation for you, you pay no fees.
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