Motor Vehicle Accidents
Getting in a commercial trucking accident can be devastating to those affected. Most of the time, they are catastrophic and change a person's life drastically. Commercial trucks are massive and can cause a lot of damage, including injuries, property losses, and even loss of life. And the thought of pursuing a trucking accident settlement after the fact can be intimidating, to say the least. Large trucking companies tend to have seemingly endless financial resources and tough lawyers in their pockets.
In 2019, 38,800 people were estimated to have lost their lives in car crashes. Another 4.4 million had serious injuries associated with car crashes and they required medical attention. Although the number of car crashes seems to be decreasing in recent years, they are still happening at a frightening level.
Buses are a chosen mode of transportation for many Chicago commuters. Unfortunately, these heavy vehicles can cause serious injuries to passengers and other vehicles on the road. There are various causes of bus accidents and many injuries that can result ranging from scratches to severe bodily trauma, and sometimes even death.
For well over 130 years, the automobile has steadily remained one of the greatest inventions our society has ever created. Sadly, this invention has come with a horrific amount of accidents, which has left a major impact on the United States economy in several different ways. However, modern technology has made a few to zero accident rate a possible and realistic goal in the upcoming future.
The number of deaths resulting from motor vehicle accidents continued to rise both nationally and locally, according information released by the National Safety Council (NSC) and the city of Chicago.