Every year, over 80,000 people are injured or killed in auto collisions in Los Angeles County alone. In 2016, the number of traffic accidents in Los Angeles soared by nearly 20 percent from the previous year to 55,350. Additionally, 2017 saw a 22% increase in crash fatalities from the same period in 2016, where over 40,000 fatalities were reported within the city limits (with pedestrians comprising nearly half of those fatalities).
As of 2018, Los Angeles had the highest rate of injury-causing and fatal traffic accidents in the nation.
Such accidents are often the result of recklessness or negligence on the part of another party. But while speeding is perhaps the most well known cause behind traffic accidents,
Other commonly cited causes can include:
- Driving at night
- Aggressive driving (i.e. road rage)
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Smoking while driving
- Texting or speaking on a cell phone while driving
- Fatigued driving
- Failing to merge and yield properly
- Following too closely
Living in the Los Angeles area means you are at a greater risk of experiencing an auto accident, regardless of whether or not you are a safe and cautious driver.
If you have been injured in an auto accident, you may have multiple concerns over medical expenses, long or short-term disability and wage losses stemming from an inability to work, having to endure the arduous process of negotiating a settlement with insurance companies, and costly medical bills from healthcare providers. You are not alone.
The Dordulian Law Group is staffed with a team of qualified car accident attorneys having more than 18 years of experience helping accident victims secure exceptional compensation settlements.
Our car accident injury lawyers are equipped with the tenacity and passion required to ensure you receive the largest possible settlement for your injuries.
The Dordulian Law Group’s team of dedicated and caring attorneys are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to discuss your unique accident situation, answer any questions you have, and put your mind at ease knowing we will serve as a fierce ally that fights on your behalf.
We are available at any time to meet with you for a free consultation to discuss your options. You will not be responsible for any legal fees if we do not secure compensation on your behalf.
John Sawyer is a legal expert and writer with over 30 years of experience in the field of law. Throughout his career, John Sawyer has worked on a wide range of legal cases. He is passionate about educating people on their legal rights and helping them navigate the complexities of the legal system.