Have You Been Involved in a Serious Car Accident?
The Leading Causes of Auto Collisions in the U.S.
With a growing number of the population getting behind the wheel of a car
to carry out day-to-day activities, it is no surprise that the subsequent
number of car accidents that occur each year has reached a devastating
rate. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (
NHTSA), more than 6 million traffic accidents take place annually—leaving
more than 40,000 dead as a result. In Texas alone, more than 3,300 people
are killed in auto collisions every year, in addition to the countless
others that suffer the lifelong consequences of a
Unfortunately, a great number of these accidents could have been prevented.
Although unfavorable weather conditions and deteriorating roadways can
cause the same amount of damage, many times, car collisions can be attributed
to reckless and distracted drivers. Distracted driving has become a more
common of an issue with the current technological advances, as a great
number of people try to navigate their way around town while
texting or talking on their cell phone, as well. Because of this, countless victims
have been forced to suffer the consequences. Another leading cause of
traffic accidents can be attributed to the growing number of
drunken drivers getting behind the wheel. When a negligent individual decides to make
such a senseless decision, they are endangering not only themselves, but
everyone else in the vicinity.
Commonly Sustained Injuries
Unfortunately, when an unsuspecting driver is involved in a negligently
caused car accident, it is more likely than not that they will be forced
to endure a serious injury. In a percentage of cases, the injuries may
even prove to be fatal. If you have become the victim of similar circumstances,
you may now be faced with one of many catastrophic injuries, including:
In the face of a life-altering injury, it is good to know that you have
options. By reviewing the specific elements of your case with a Dallas
personal injury attorney, you can improve your understanding of the rights
you hold as an accident victim, and will be one step closer to obtaining
the financial compensation that you deserve.
Speak to a Dallas Personal Injury Lawyer Today
Our legal team assists clients in recovering the full compensation they
deserve. Our firm is unique in that we focus our talent and energy on
a few select cases, which means that we are much more committed to obtaining
a successful outcome in each and every case. As Multi-Million Dollar Advocates®
and a member of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas, a Dallas
personal injury lawyer at our firm is prepared to take a case to court if that is what
it takes to obtain the full compensation a client deserves.
More Information on Car Accident Cases
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