No matter how many safety precautions are taken, operating a motor vehicle represents an inherent risk. Environmental hazards, driver distractions, and failure to obey traffic signs and signals can all culminate in automobile accidents — and often serious injury. Who or what was at fault can be a contentious issue that sometimes can only be settled in the court of law.
Individuals who sustain personal injuries as a result of an auto accident are entitled to compensation for financial loss related to medical bills, lost wages, or the inability to work, as well as recovery for pain and suffering, and loss of life's pleasures. If you've been hurt in an automobile accident, allow Erie Trial Lawyers to represent you with every bit of care and attention your case warrants.
According to annual U.S. road crash statistics, 72 percent of road crashes result in property damage.
Drunk driving, speeding, and driver distractions combine to account for nearly 80 percent of traffic fatalities and injuries.
Two million drivers incur permanent injury from automobile accidents annually. Health and vehicle insurers do not always pay accordingly.