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Car accidents: On the rise and growing in expense

On Behalf of | Sep 5, 2014 | Car Accidents |

Did you know that the number of fatal car crashes in the urban areas of Florida has been on the rise? As a driver or person who has suffered an injury in a wreck, this is sad news. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has said that the number of fatal crashes rose from 1,607 in 2004 to 1,750 in 2009. That means that every year, there are thousands of people being hurt and killed due to negligence and careless driving.

Getting into a car accident can place an immense financial burden on your family. You may not be able to work, and your vehicle could be badly damaged, making it harder for you to get around. Adding on medical bills and funeral costs in the case of a wrongful death can be devastating to a family, too. Of course, there are ways to recoup those costs. While money won’t bring your family member back or return you to good health, it can help ease the stress of the situation while you recover.

There are so many reasons you could be facing difficult expenses after a crash; you could have a spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury or have an amputation. You may have lost a husband or wife, spouse or relative who was helping you support your family. No matter what has happened, you deserve to receive the money you need to get you through this trying time without having to worry about what you’re going to do in the meantime.

Getting your life back on track after an accident is important. If you want to learn more about seeking compensation after a car accident, please visit our webpage.

Source: Kurzban Kurzban Weinger Tetzeli and Pratt P.A., “Miami Florida Car Accidents” Sep. 03, 2014