About eight people in car accidents each year in Rancho Cucamonga alone. Drunk drivers continue to be the leading contributors to these deadly accidents every year. An average of two pedestrians is killed each year by getting hit by a vehicle. The many people that suffered non-fatal injury after their accident are living distraught; these people and their families struggle with absurd medical bills, excruciating pain, emotional trauma, and financial hardship as a result of time off from work. This minor incident happens to have a huge impact on someone’s well-being.
Car accidents are not exclusive to these devastating hardships, motorcycles and trucks usually result in far harsher injuries including death. This year, a young motorcyclist was killed at in San Bernardino after he a car struck his motorcycle. Three years ago, a 4-year-old riding along with its parent died when a semi hit the motorcycle. It is estimated that 450 people die each year in California from motorcycle accidents alone. The majority of the deceased wore proper safety gear and were found to be not at fault for the accident.
Truck accidents are also prevalent in California. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration states that 235 of 2,715 fatal road accidents in California involve a truck vehicle. Statistics find that most of these drivers are negligent while driving.
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California has implemented laws that assist victims of personal injury caused by negligence. If you or a family member have been in an accident, don’t hesitate, contact Chris and Frank today or visit their website to schedule your free legal consultation which will determine whether or not you are entitled to earn equitable compensation. Insurance companies are always looking to keep profits high, to do so they appeal to you after an accident, where you’re most vulnerable. They are notorious for settling disputes discreetly allowing them to provide the least amount of settlement as possible, to avoid attending court.