(LegalLaw247.com, February 23, 2013 ) HARTFORD, CT – The National Safety Council recently reported a rise in the number of fatal motor vehicle accidents, which marks the first increase since 2005. In 2012, approximately 36,200 people were killed in vehicle collisions, an entire 5 percent increase from 2011. In addition, the National Safety Council reported that motorcycle crashes several states have increased, Connecticut listed amongst them.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report statistics revealing auto accidents as the leading cause of death in the United States today. In fact, the state of Connecticut spends approximately $263 million in costs of deaths from crashes. Connecticut auto accident victims are often unsure on what their next step should be after being involved in an auto accident. Regardless of the circumstances of the collision, it is important that injury victims are aware of the legal rights which may be available to help them recover compensation for damages from the wreck.
After an accident has occurred, there are many things that victims need to take care of, including recovering from their injuries and replacing damaged property. Insurance companies usually try to settle accident claims quickly. The steps a victim takes after an accident can either help or significantly hurt their ability to recover damages associated with the incident. Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers encourages all accident victims to speak to an attorney after a crash.
About Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers
Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers is committed to helping all those who have been injured by the actions or negligence of another person or entity. The personal injury law firm based in Connecticut handles all types of personal injury claims including auto accident injuries, dangerous drug litigation, medical malpractice, product liability claims, premises liability and wrongful death.
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February 23, 2013 Posted By: admin
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