Auto accidents are the top causes of fatalities among kids and teenagers. It is also among the leading causes of deaths across all ages. In the United States alone, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 30,000 crash-related deaths each year, causing approximately $40 billion in medical expenses and work loss costs. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) also reported that deaths caused by traffic accidents have been increasing during the first half of 2012. Around 16,290 people were killed in traffic accidents during the first half of this year, compared to 14,950 fatalities recorded during the same period last year.
In Massachusetts, car crashes have caused $395 million in costs for the state. Additionally, statistics show that auto crashes and the number of people involved has increased over the years in the City of Brockton. For example, in 2009, one of its cities, Brockton, has had 3 fatal accidents, causing 3 fatalities. 6 vehicles were involved in these accidents, and 12 people were involved. There was also 4 pedestrians was involved in a fatal crash. Of these fatal accidents, none of them were caused by drunken drivers, which means that drivers, passengers, and pedestrians are at high risk for accidents even when there is no drunk driving involved. In contrast, in 2008, there were also 3 accidents and 3 fatalities. However, there were only 4 vehicles involved in fatal accidents, 8 people involved in these accidents and only one pedestrian that was involved.
One of the offices for the auto accident attorneys of the law firm of d’Oliveira and Associates is located Brockton, Mass. and are looking to help you get the compensation that you need if you or a loved one are ever injured or suffered property damages in a car accident. The City of Brockton in Plymouth County, the seventh largest city in Massachusetts, has a total area of 21.6 square miles, and is located 25 miles south of Boston. In 2010, the city had a population of 93,810 and an estimated $17,000 income per capita. It is commonly referred to as the City of Champions, attributed to the success of its native boxers.
The Brockton personal injury attorneys at d’Oliveira & Associates works with some of the leading lawyers in dealing with traffic accident claims and cases where individuals are suffering or have suffered any injury or have died from traffic accidents in Brockton, Massachusetts. Our Brockton auto accident lawyers and our Brockton Social Security Disability Lawyers will make sure that your rights are protected and that your best interests are served. You may contact our law office in Brockton at (508) 436-7000 to schedule an appointment with our top-of-the-league auto accident lawyers or drop by at the office located at 130 Liberty St. Brockton, MA. Our initial consultation is free, so call now to find out if you have a potential claim.Brockton Personal Injury Lawyers | d’Oliveira & Associates
130 Liberty St.
Brockton, MA 02301