Car accidents are a leading cause of injury across the nation.
In North Carolina alone, 110,406 people were injured and 1,262 were killed in traffic accidents in 2012, according to the latest available figures from the Division of Motor Vehicles.
At The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor, our attorneys assist people who have been harmed in car accidents caused by other drivers. Our accident lawyers have obtained a car accident settlement for many accident victims who had losses, including doctor and hospital bills, lost income, and pain and suffering.
Attorney Jason E. Taylor has been standing up for accident victims for more than two decades.
You may be entitled to compensation if you were injured in a motor vehicle accident caused by someone else’s fault or negligence. Motorists can be negligent and cause accidents in a number of ways including:
Drunk driving In North Carolina, 29 percent of all traffic crash fatalities in 2013 involved alcohol impairment, according to NHTSA.
Distracted driving An estimated 421,000 people were injured in distracted driving accidents in the U.S. in 2012, as reported by NHTSA. Distracted driving includes texting, talking on cell phones, or any activity that distracts a driver from operating the vehicle.
Drowsy driving According to a poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, 103 million Americans admitted to having fallen asleep at the wheel. Approximately 11 million people admitted to being involved in accidents or near accidents because of drowsy driving.
Aggressive driving This dangerous behavior takes many forms. Such acts as speeding, following too closely, running red lights, and weaving between lanes are forms of aggressive driving.
No one plans to be involved in an accident, but it is important to know what to do if one occurs:
Jason Taylor has a Martindale-Hubbell® AV® rating. We genuinely care about our clients and treat them like members of the family. When you work with our firm, you will be working with down-to-earth people who make up a dedicated legal team with years of legal training and experience. Call or contact us online for a free case consultation.
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