What Causes Car Accidents?
Automobiles have become significantly safer over the last couple decades due to the fact that auto companies began using more of their funds to invest in advances to prevent car accidents. Although these preventative measures have made cars safer to drive, a study in the United States in 2016 found that there were still 7.2 million accidents reported to the police.
Some of the main reasons that car accidents occur include (but are not limited to):
What Kind of Accidents are the Most Common?
Common Car Crash Injuries
A recent National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration study reported that about 3.2 million people were hurt because of a car crash, whether it was minor or major. Even minor car accidents can cause major lifelong injuries. The injuries that are most common from vehicular accidents are:
After an accident, passengers may have an intense amount of adrenaline and may not be aware of the severity of their injuries. If you have been in a car accident, it is detrimental that you seek medical attention to make sure your adrenaline isn’t masking the severity of your injury.
How to Lessen Your Chances of an Accident:
There are ways drivers can be extra cautious in order to lessen the likelihood of getting into an accident. Make sure to comply with these tips whenever you drive in order to keep yourself and your passengers safe.
What Do I Do After an Accident?
Compensation After an Accident
If you have been hurt because of someone else’s negligence, inattention, or recklessness on the road, you deserve money to compensate for your monetary and psychological losses. Accidents can be very expensive, especially if you’ve been hurt and need to seek medical attention. You may be eligible for the following compensation:
What Limitations are There for Filing a Claim?
Usually, the time period for filing a claim is two years from the day the accident happened. However, there are various circumstances that can change the statute of limitation for filing.
The way the victim of the accident handles negotiations with insurance companies can have a large impact on whether or not the claim is successful. Let us worry about that while you focus on recovery.
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