The stats for car accidents in New York every year is quite staggering and incredible. Consider that according to the Department of Health for New York, in the 2012 to 2014 period, there were 1,098 deaths in New York each year as a result of unintentional motor vehicle related accidents, which boils down to 5.6 New Yorkers killed for every 100,000. Car accidents are the fourth leading cause of injury related deaths in the state.
On the other hand, there were on average 12,093 hospitalizations in New York due to motor vehicle related injuries, resulting in 61.5 residents of New being hospitalized for every 100,000.
According to this same New York Department of Health, motor vehicle traffic traffic injuries are the third leading causes of injury related emergency department visits in the state of New York. Resulting in 136,913 people being treated in an emergency department. While car accident injuries are the second leading cause of injury related hospitalization in New York.
All these figures are obviously to be expected, when you consider that over 46% of NYC households owns a vehicle, according to data gathered between 2005 and 2009.
Our New York car accident lawyer has what it takes to not only represent your interest, but also to ensure that we do everything in our power to secure the just and adequate compensation you deserve, if you are ever involved in a car accident.
If you’ve been injured in a car accident, contact a car accident lawyer NYC today by filling out the form to the right and lets get started with a free consultation to determine how we can help you.