Driver distractions, fatigue, high speeds, increased traffic, road construction, weather changes, and vehicle maintenance can and do impact driver safety on the roadways. According to the insurance institute for highway safety, “A total of 35,092 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2015. These deaths occurred in 32,166 crashes involving 48,923 motor vehicles. This was a 7 percent increase in deaths compared with 2014 and was the highest number of traffic deaths since 2008.”
Chances are, you will be involved in an automobile accident in your lifetime. When an automobile or truck accident occurs, it is important to get help right away. It can be overwhelming to take care of the injuries, respond to the authorities, navigate the insurance implications, and assess the legal aspects of the accident. The Stilwell Law Firm can and does help from the moment you call us. We are here to help you and your family through this difficult and trying time.