“Honey, I’m heading to the grocery store. I’ll be right back.”
We may say something along those lines all the time. Most of the time when we get into our vehicles, we get to and back from our destinations safely. There are times, however, when other people’s actions cause us harm on the roadways.
When you need a Miami Gardens motor vehicle accident attorney, we will work diligently to ensure that you get all the compensation you truly deserve. Let us handle insurance companies and other parties involved so you can focus on healing from your injuries.
We know that Florida is a popular place with plenty of traffic, especially in and around the major cities. However, according to the latest reporting year, we also know that there were more than 400,000 vehicle crashes reported across the state. Out of those, there were:
Most vehicles crashes involve passenger vehicles such as cars, trucks, SUVs, and vans. However, there are times when larger trucks (eighteen-wheelers, delivery trucks, etc.) and buses are involved in crashes. These vehicles can cause major injuries.
In 2017, there were also nearly 10,000 motorcycle crashes reported in the state, causing 515 fatalities and 7,725 injuries.
Finally, pedestrians and bicyclists are the most vulnerable groups in and around the roadways. In 2017, there were:
Nearly all of these resulted in an injury or fatality.
While most motor vehicle crashes result in only minor injuries, we want to note that even minor injuries can lead to major medical expenses. For a family living paycheck-to-paycheck, affording any added expense can be a burden. For major injuries, the costs can be financially detrimental. It is not uncommon for a person to sustain spinal cord injuries, head and brain trauma, or internal organ damage in a crash. The costs of these injuries can easily rise into the hundreds of thousands of dollars.
What causes these crashes? Some of the most serious crashes occur when a driver is:
When another driver’s negligence causes injuries and damages, they should be held accountable for their actions.
So much happens all at once in the aftermath of a vehicle crash that you may not know where to turn if you or a loved one are injured. If another person’s negligence causes you harm you may need to seek legal assistance. Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates will be by your side, working with you, insurance companies, and other parties to ensure compensation for the following: