According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), police reported approximately 6,296,000 car crashes annually. The same report shows that approximately 2,443,000 people were injured as a result of the car crashes. The report also shows that fatalities relating to speeding accounted for 27% of all vehicle accidents, while fatalities relating to alcohol impaired driving accounted for 9,306 fatal crashes. The reality is that despite the advances in vehicle safety, car accidents continue to occur. Automobile accidents result in bodily injuries and or damages to property. From the statistics mentioned above, it is evident that a sizable percentage of auto accidents result from some form of negligent driving.
The question then is what happens after a car accident in which you are injured or have incur property damage. If you’ve been injured in a vehicle accident in Alaska, the experience was more than likely frightening and traumatic. Such serious injuries result in extensive and often drawn out medical treatment and necessitates time off from work as well. The traumatic experience of an auto accident is very difficult to reverse and the looming expenses related to receiving treatment for such an experience do not make the situation any easier.
While money will not take away the memory or the pain of the accident, it can make a difference with respect of medical treatment expenses as well as some form of compensation for the injuries and property damages that you suffered. An auto accident lawyer can provide the necessary assistance in order for you to receive the compensation that you deserve in accordance with the injuries that you have suffered.
Crowson Law Group is a law firm of renowned professionals that works tirelessly to help injury victims across the state of Alaska. Our warm and friendly staff will help you be as comfortable and secure as possible as we guide you through the process of filing an auto accident personal injury claim. We take the monetary burden that comes in the wake of an accident off your shoulders so that you can focus on getting better. Before talking to your insurance company, adjuster consult an experienced auto accident attorney to protect your rights.