Potential car accidents are an unfortunate reality of owning and driving a car. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) noted that in 2019, there were 228,679,719 licensed drivers in the United States. These drivers drove more than three trillion miles on U.S. roads and highways. Of those licensed drivers, 1,916,000 were injured in accidents, with 33,244 crashes causing death.
Fortunately, you won’t need a car accident lawyer for most car accidents. But if you do, Robert J. DeBry & Associates help get your family the compensation they deserve. We work hard to be the best choice for wrongful death lawsuits.
State Car Accident Fatalities
With so many cars on America’s roads and highways, the wrongful death lawyers at Robert J. DeBry & Associates know which areas of the country are safer than others. According to NHTSA, South Carolina had the most fatalities per 100 million driven miles. When using population numbers, Mississippi had the most deaths per 100,000 people. If the numbers are population-based per state, California and its 20 million plus residents get into the most car accidents.
Know Your Rights
Car accidents are a fact, not a probability. The risk of getting into a car accident increases year over year. In fact, given the numbers, an average American driver will be in at least one and potentially three accidents during their driving years. Knowing who to call after the accident is the best plan for coping with a car accident. The car accident lawyers at Robert J. DeBry & Associates get to the facts quickly as we fight for your driver’s rights.
Never drive a car without insurance. The risk of personal injury to other drivers and their vehicles is too significant to ignore. Conversely, if you get in an accident with personal injury and death, call a car accident lawyer as soon as possible. We know your rights when you get in an accident. Call today at 801-888-8888.