Although many car accidents in South Carolina don’t result in deadly consequences, the risk of serious injury is legitimate. A Hanahan car accident lawyer can assist you with your car accident claim if you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence.
2009 vs. 2010 Traffic Fatalities in South Carolina
When looking at traffic fatalities from 2009 and 2010 (through November 15), the following comparisons can be made. With regard to fatal crashes, there were 730 in 2009 and year to date, there have been 639 in 2010.
With regard to the number of individuals killed, 796 fatalities occurred from January through November 15 in 2009 and 687 fatalities occurred from January through November 15, 2010.
Statistics for 2010 also show that of the 687 fatalities, (which includes passengers, cyclists, pedestrians, etc.), 510 had access to seat belts and 278 were not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.
When comparing this year’s statistics to 2009 South Carolina traffic accident statistics, it appears that 2010 may show a reduction in deadly accidents. Yet the fact remains that many individuals are seriously injured in South Carolina car accidents. If you have been injured and need to learn more about your eligibility to seek compensation, contact a Hanahan car accident lawyer today.
Seeking the Help of a Hanahan Car Accident Lawyer
The South Carolina car accident attorney team at the Shelly Leeke Law Firm is available to help accident victims cope with the legal implications of a serious injury. Our firm’s focus on personal injury cases includes injury from auto accidents including pedestrian and bicycle injuries, work-related injuries and Workers’ Compensation claims, and injuries resulting from dangerous prescription drugs.
Before you file a South Carolina car accident claim, request a free copy of our South Carolina injury book. When you’re ready to get started on settling your accident claim, contact a Hanahan car accident lawyer for a free information packet and consultation – 1-888-690-0211.