What Is the Probability of a Car Accident Occurring?

There’s a lot of traffic out there, and it probably isn’t going away anytime soon. With all that traffic comes car accidents. If someone else’s negligence leaves you injured in a car accident of any kind, reach out to an experienced Kansas City car accident attorney.

The Stats

According to Driver Knowledge, the probability of a car accident happening in the United States looks something like this:

  • Every year, there are 6 million car accidents. 
  • Every year, 3 million people are injured in car accidents. 
  • Every year, about 2 million people suffer permanent injuries in car accidents. 
  • Every day, more than 90 people die in car accidents. 

Suffice to say that the probability of a car accident happening is far too great. 

Turn to an Experienced Kansas City Car Accident Attorney for the Professional Legal Counsel You Need

Car accidents are not only far too common but are also far too dangerous. If another driver’s negligence leaves you injured in a car accident, the trusted Kansas City car accident attorneys at Krause & Kinsman Law Firm have a wealth of experience helping clients like you obtain just compensation and moving forward toward renewed health and well-being. We’re here for you, so please don’t hesitate to contact or call us at 816-307-2763 for more information today.

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FAQ

Should I accept the insurance company’s settlement offer? 

If the insurance company pops up with an early settlement offer, assume that it’s hoping to finalize your claim before you’re fully aware of the damages you’ve suffered. 

What if I share fault in the accident? 

Don’t assume that you are at fault just because the insurance company says you are. This is a common insurance ploy. Additionally, in Missouri, even if you share a specific percentage of fault in the accident that leaves you injured, you have the right to seek the percentage of compensation that the other driver is responsible for. 

What are damages for pain and suffering? 

Pain and suffering is a category of damages that refers to the physical pain and the emotional anguish you suffer as a result of the car accident. 

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