You should never underestimate the impact an accident can have on both the victim and their loved ones, even when the accident seems to have been minor. In addition to causing physical injuries, accidents can also induce severe psychological and emotional suffering.
Suppose you’ve recently been injured as a result of an accident. In that case, it is critically important to avoid making assumptions about whether you have substantial grounds, weak grounds, or no grounds to file legal action. Instead of making assumptions, allow an experienced personal injury attorney to assess your circumstances objectively.
It is now a well-documented reality that truck drivers suffer high rates of work-related injuries due to the nature of their occupations. Yet, neither government reports nor media coverage adequately address how commonplace it is for many different kinds of workers to suffer harm from work-related auto accidents. You don’t need to drive a truck, a cab, or another vehicle to risk occupational harm from an auto accident.
According to police-reported government data, just shy of two million people were either killed or non-fatally injured and required medical attention in auto accidents on U.S. roads. Each year, this statistic varies slightly, but the trend doesn’t shift much. Millions of people are hurt or killed on U.S. roads annually. Repeating this statistic doesn’t make it any easier to process.
For many of us, driving on California’s roads is a daily necessity. Every day, we join countless other drivers as we commute to work, take the kids to school, run errands, and go about our daily lives. With so many cars on California’s busy roads and highways, road rage has become more commonplace, and the results are devastating.
Are you looking to take advantage of your job that has become remote since the pandemic? Maybe you’ve always wanted to drive across the county and sightsee. Well, now you can without needing to take time off. Maybe you have purchased a van or bus and redone it so you can now live there, or you have purchased a camper. Either way, you will be on the road a lot.