Los Angeles Car Accidents Injuries
Los Angeles has more cars than people, with a population exceeding 4 million and Los Angeles County has more than 10 million. Add the 45.5 million visitors annually to Los Angeles County and you can see why Los Angeles traffic is a nightmare.
The Federal Highway Administration reports that Los Angeles residents average 23 miles per day. This ranks them 21st among the 37 largest cities. Los Angeles was ranked first in the country for traffic delays. Residents who drove during peak periods of the year were forced to spend 72 additional hours behind the wheel because of traffic jams.
Californians and visitors have become so used to driving that they don’t even consider what to do in the event of a truck or car accident. According to the CDC, Los Angeles has an average of 848 car accidents per year. This does not include serious injuries.
The latest data:
- Traffic accidents in Los Angeles caused 260 deaths in 2016.
- There were 39,708 deaths or injuries on Los Angeles roads in 2015.
Los Angeles is a dangerous place to drive. Call us if you have been injured.
There are many things that must be done when someone is injured or killed in an auto accident. Insurance companies are not there to represent policyholders or victims. In fact, they actively try to reduce or deny any payments.
The Importance Of A Competent Legal Team
Your insurance company might offer to settle your case for a small amount. Or they may try to convince you that you don’t have any rights and deny your claim. An accident attorney in Los Angeles can help you protect your California rights to compensation.
Our Los Angeles car accident lawyers can help you get compensation, no matter if you have suffered a serious injury or minor soft tissue injuries to the neck and back.
This article was written by Alla Tenina. Alla is a top personal injury attorney in Los Angeles, and the founder of Tenina law. She has experience in bankruptcies, real estate planning, and complex tax matters. The information provided on this website does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials available on this site are for general informational purposes only. Information on this website may not constitute the most up-to-date legal or other information. This website contains links to other third-party websites. Such links are only for the convenience of the reader, user or browser; the ABA and its members do not recommend or endorse the contents of the third-party sites.