Statistics show that over 2 deaths per minute occur on a worldwide basis because of an auto or car crash accident.  In the U.S., 1 person dies every 13 minutes because of a car crash accident, equaling 115 fatalities per day.  Every 14 seconds a car crash victim suffers injuries, resulting in millions of car accident injuries per year in the U.S.  The leading cause of death and catastrophic injuries for auto drivers under the age of 34 is car crash accidents.  More than 25% of Americans have been involved in an auto accident in the last 5 years.  In a person's lifetime, the chances are that you will be involved in an auto accident.  Approximately $150 billion is paid out annually because of car crash accidents.

According to a study by the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters and the Insurance Institute of America, when represented by an experienced car accident lawyer, a car crash accident claim settles on average for 350% more than if the victim is unrepresented. 

Common causes of auto or car crash accidents can include:

  • Aggressive Driving
  • Auto Manufacturer Negligence
  • Bad Weather
  • Car Mechanical Problems - Brake Failure
  • Careless Driving
  • Cell Phone Use
  • Defective Car Roof Cave In
  • Defective Vehicle or Parts
  • Driving Too Slow
  • Drunk Driving - DUI
  • Failing to Obey Traffic Signals or Signs
  • Falling Asleep While Driving
  • Faulty Car Service Repair
  • Faulty Highway Design
  • Head-On Collisions
  • Illegal Drug Use
  • Improper Street Design
  • Malfunctioning Traffic Signals
  • Missing Traffic Signs
  • Negligent Contractor
  • Negligent Street Engineering
  • New Highway or Roadway Contractor
  • Other Distractions While Driving
  • Other Roadside Contractor
  • Over the Counter Drug Use
  • Poorly Maintained Roads
  • Prescription Drug Use
  • Rear-End Collisions
  • Reckless Driving
  • Road Rage Incidents
  • Side-Impact Collisions
  • Speeding
  • SUV Rollover
  • Tire Blowout

Some of the most traveled and thus most accident prone highways, avenues, or streets in South Florida include:

  • 8th Street
  • Alligator Alley
  • Airport
  • Collins Avenue
  • Flagler Street
  • Florida's Turnpike
  • Gratigny
  • I-75
  • I-95
  • Krome Avenue
  • LeJeune Road or 42nd Avenue
  • MacArthur Causeway
  • Okeechobee Road
  • Palmetto Expressway
  • Red Road or 57th Avenue
  • Rickenbacker Causeway
  • Shula Expressway
  • State Road 112
  • State Road 826
  • State Road 836
  • State Road 874
  • State Road 878
  • Tamiami Trail
  • US-1

You can reach Personal Injury Lawyer J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo by dialing his direct number at (786) 272-5841, calling the main office at (305) 461-1095, or Toll Free at 1 (866) 71-CLAIM or email Attorney Gonzalez-Sirgo directly at [email protected].

J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo
J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo, P.A.
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