Car Accident Attorney in Boca RatonFebruary 24, 2012
Car Accident Statistics
According to the US Department of Transportation, there were more than 250 million registered highway vehicles in the US in 2011. With so many vehicles on the road, accidents have become commonplace. Most people have either been in an accident themselves or know someone who has. Drivers can sometimes avoid accidents by practicing defensive driving; however, quite often innocent drivers are blindsided by negligent drivers who cause serious accidents that result in injury. If you’ve been involved in any kind of accident caused by someone else’s negligence, contact a car accident attorney in Boca Raton at Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. We can help you seek compensation to cover the cost of your injuries and ensure your best interests are protected after an accident.
Accidents in Florida
According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Traffic Crash Facts Annual Report for 2012, there were more than 280,000 traffic crashes in Florida.
Of those crashes:
- 2,255 were fatal crashes
- 130,902 were injury crashes
- 34,341involved teens
- 17,258 were alcohol-related/suspected
- 1,798 were drug-related/suspected
- 8,258 involved pedestrians
- 6,425 involved bicycles
- 9,384 involved motorcycles
We Can Help You After an Accident
After an accident, it’s important to contact an attorney as soon as possible. An attorney can advise you on what to do immediately after the accident, such as gathering witness statements and preserving evidence for your case. An attorney can also help you seek medical treatment and deal with the insurance companies. Additionally, an attorney can help you seek compensation to cover the cost of injuries caused by the accident including the costs of past and future medical bills, pain and suffering, past and future wages and other costs depending on the circumstances. Having an attorney by your side is in your best interest as the other party will likely also seek legal representation. Let us help you deal with the aftermath of an accident to ensure your best interest is protected.
Contact a Car Accident Attorney in Boca Raton
If you or a loved one has been involved in any kind of auto accident in Florida, contact a car accident attorney in Boca Raton at Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. If you choose us to represent you, we can provide legal counsel, help you get medical treatment, and seek compensation for your injuries. Contact us today for a free consultation. You will not be responsible for any legal fees or costs unless we are successful in your case.
Ruben E. Socarras, Esq., managing member of the firm that is based in Boca Raton, Florida, is an AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney focusing his practice in the areas civil litigation, wrongful death, catastrophic and personal injury law, among other areas of law. The AV® Preeminent™ designation is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer review rating based on a legal professional’s skills and ethics. Please contact our firm today for more information about how we can assist you with your accident or injury case at 561-361-1000, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit our website at www.msglaw.com.
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