Between 20 to 50 million people are injured or disabled in car accidents each year. More than half of all traffic accident-related deaths occur among the age group 15-45.
The “Hundred Deadliest Days” is a term referring to the time-frame between Memorial Day and Labor Day for deadly car crashes involving teen drivers. More teenagers are involved in fatal crashes during this time of the year.
As a Phoenix attorney, Ken Gerber isn’t surprised since he has handled many cases like this.
While winter and the holidays are a joyful time of year, it is also a dangerous time of year on the nation’s roadways. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, car and other motor vehicle accidents are a leading cause of fatalities for people ages 1 to 54 — with more than thirty-seven thousand deaths resulting from accidents in the U.S.
Children and pets die each year due to being left in a hot car. These types of deaths shouldn’t be happening since heat-related deaths are 100-percent preventable.
Nationally, 42 children died in 2017 from heatstroke. About 51-percent were caused by parents who accidentally left their kids in a hot car.
In the aftermath of a motor vehicle incident, it is imperative that certain steps are taken and certain actions occur if you wish to come away with a substantial insurance claim for your injuries. These items are critical in determining how much your insurance provider will pay and how much is deserved.