Common Causes of Auto Accidents

Statistics For Alabama

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Since 2008, seat belt use in Alabama have risen 3.8 percent. This could explain why the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that traffic fatalities have decreased. This increase in safety precautions, however, means little to those who have been severely injured or had a family member die from an accident. Auto accidents continue to be a common, even daily occurrence in the United States. At some point in our lifetime, we or someone we know will l have experienced at least one serious car accident.

If you or a loved one has been injured in an automobile accident, then please contact an attorney with experience in handling car accident claims, like Richard Mather in Mobile and Baldwin County.

Most Frequent Causes of Auto Accidents

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Drivers who follow the law, drive defensively and are aware of their surroundings of the roadway are less likely to be involved in an auto accident. Since cell phones have become a regular part of our lives, accidents involving cell phone use, particularly, texting may seem like the main culprit of automobile accidents, but driver distractions of all types and ”rubbernecking” lead the charts. Here are just a few of the causes of car accidents:

Compensation For Your Auto Accident

If you’ve ever been involved in an accident, you know that the moments following a collision leave you dazed, confused and even disoriented at first, but keeping a clear head and knowing what steps to take after an accident will help you in recalling the details of the accident, giving an accurate statement to law enforcement and in general, protect your rights for a maximum recovery for your damages and injury. If you have followed the steps listed in this web site, you should be in a good position to recover the most compensation for your accident, that includes:

How To Start Your Injury Claim

After an accident most people often take an insurance company’s first offer either because they believe that the insurance adjuster would not treat them unfairly or because they need money to cover the costs of medical bills and property damage. Before you speak to the responsible driver’s insurance company is the best time to speak to a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorney Richard Mather has successfully negotiated settlements and litigated auto accident claims for victims for the compensation they deserve. Call today to find out your rights. There is no obligation and the consultation is free.

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