The terrifying truth lawyers know about the frequency of car accidents
One of Weitz & Luxenberg’s experienced car accident attorneys will be the first to tell you just how common negligent driving is on today's roads, and how often such irresponsible disregard for the rules erupts in a traumatic accident.
Approximately 43,000 people are killed in car accidents each year in the United States, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) statistics, equivalent to the population of a mid-sized American city. The NHTSA also reports that most drivers engage in activities that take their attention away from the road, such as talking with other passengers and using a cell phone, which is illegal in many states. Other significant factors in accidents include speeding, failure to adjust for inclement weather, and drunk driving, which accounted for 35% of traffic fatalities among drivers ages 21 to 24 alone.
Just imagine one of these negligent drivers taking his eyes off the road to fiddle with the radio and drifting into your lane. Through no fault of your own, you are now bereft of your health, freedom, savings and income. The attorneys at Weitz & Luxenberg believe you are owed compensation from the guilty party.
Get the representation you deserve
It is important you contact Weitz & Luxenberg as soon as possible. In some cases, the statute of limitations for an accident may be as short as 30 days. An experienced lawyer will know what the pitfalls of your case are, and how to avoid them.
No matter what the injury or how serious, the Weitz & Luxenberg law firm was built on a philosophy that every client's case is the most important, and that each of our clients deserves our very best work. You have been injured, you deserve compensation, and we are here to help you.
If you have suffered an injury in a traffic accident, please fill out the form on this page for a complimentary review of your case. You may be eligible to file a claim for monetary compensation to cover medical bills and lost wages. Weitz & Luxenberg works on a contingency basis, so there are no legal fees unless our car accident personal injury attorneys secure a financial settlement or verdict for you.
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