On a an early Sunday mid-afternoon in February of this year, a Honda Passport drove off the road and struck a tree. According to a Beaufort Gazette news report, the driver was not wearing a seatbelt. The driver has not been identified and the cause of the auto accident is still under investigation.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA), approximately 80 people are killed on American roadways every day. In 2013 alone, there were a total of 35,244 fatal car crashes in the United States. Motor vehicle crashes have a huge impact on the economy; it is estimated at an $871 billion combined economic and societal cost based on NHTSA’s 2010 crash data. That comes to is approximately 1.9 percent of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
If you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident due to the fault of another, contact a Anderson auto accident lawyer right away.
Victims of a car accident could include several parties including drivers, passengers, and bystanders, as well as the loved ones of an injured party. While car accidents may cause several different injuries that range from minor cuts and bruises to death depending on the circumstances of the incident and the severity of the impact, the most common injuries include:
In addition to physical injuries, victims of a car accident may also suffer psychological damage – temporary or permanent – in the form of emotional distress, posttraumatic stress disorder, as well as anxiety and depression.
If you are seeking dedicated and aggressive car accident attorneys in Anderson, call The Law Offices of Steven M Krause, PA today. With decades of experience representing the injured across the state of South Carolina, the attorneys and staff will fight diligently to obtain the compensation you deserve. These insurance companies several legal advocates on their side fighting – you and your loved ones deserve legal professionals who will fight hard to obtain the justice you deserve. Click here to schedule your case evaluation today.
Steven Krause is a personal injury, auto accident, and workers’ compensation lawyer who practices in Anderson, SC. He graduated form the Thomas M. Cooley School of Law and has been practicing law for 40 years now. Steven Krause believes in fighting for the injured. Learn more about his experience here.