10 STARTLING CALIFORNIA TRAFFIC ACCIDENT STATISTICS

10 STARTLING CALIFORNIA TRAFFIC ACCIDENT STATISTICS

Posted on Monday, October 24th, 2016 at 12:15 am    

Driving can be very dangerous. You can take every precaution to keep yourself and your loved ones safe on the road, including wearing your seat belt, driving the speed limit, and limiting distractions, but you cannot control what other drivers do behind the wheel of a vehicle. When a driver makes a poor decision, the resulting car crash can change the lives of other people forever.

Consider these California traffic accident statistics:

  • 223,128 people were injured in vehicle traffic accidents during 2013
  • 3,074 people were killed in vehicle traffic accidents during 2014
  • Alcohol-related traffic accidents resulted in 882 deaths in 2014, which represented 29 percent of traffic-related fatalities that year
  • Of drivers killed in motor vehicle accidents during 2013 who were tested for drugs, 32 percent tested positive for legal and/or illegal drugs
  • Deaths from motorcycle accidents in 2014 totaled 519, which is an increase from 2013 to 2014 of 12.1 percent
  • The number of teen drivers killed in motor vehicle accidents increased by 26.4 percent from 2013 to 2014
  • The number of teen motor vehicle fatalities during 2014 equaled 220
  • 697 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicles crashes during 2014
  • 128 bicyclists died in bicycle accidents in 2014
  • 5,209 people were injured and 256 people were killed in traffic accidents involving trucks during 2013

Have You Been Injured In A Sacramento Traffic Accident?

If you have been injured in a traffic accident, it is important that you take steps to protect yourself and your right to recover compensation from the driver who caused the accident.

Your first step is to seek medical attention for your injuries. Even if you believe your injuries are not severe, you should still see a doctor as soon as possible. Failing to seek medical attention can have serious consequences for your health, as well as, negative consequences for your accident claim. The insurance company for the other driver may argue that you were not as seriously injured as you claim or that you were injured in an incident that occurred after the traffic accident because you failed to seek medical attention immediately after the collision.

After you have taken care of your health care needs, contact our office to schedule a free legal consultation with our Sacramento accident attorney. The insurance adjuster may pressure you to sign a release or provide a statement. This is NOT in your best interest. To protect your right to recover a fair and full settlement for your accident claim, you need to consult with an experienced attorney as soon as possible.

The insurance adjuster does NOT work for you and he does NOT represent your best interest. You need someone working on your behalf that has your best interest as his top priority. Let us protect your legal rights while you focus on your recovery.

Call Our Sacramento Personal Injury Law Firm For A Free Consultation

If you have been injured in a traffic accident, we want to help. Our Sacramento accident attorneys have the skills, experience, and resources you need on your side when you are fighting an insurance company for compensation for your injuries.

Contact the Tiemann Law Firm by calling (916) 999-9000 or by chatting with a representative on our website. Our attorneys offer free case evaluations and free legal consultations for accident victims and their families.

Sources:

California Highway Patrol, SWITRS 2013 Report

California Office of Traffic Safety, Traffic Safety Quick Facts 2014

Client Testimonials

Elena Basquez
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The Tiemann law Firm has been very good to me ever since I walked in the door. James and Emily have been very responsive and professional and make me feel comfortable when I start to freak out a bit. Accidents can be pretty stressful and I feel like they’ve gone above and beyond. I’m happy that keep me up-to-date on how my case is going. I appreciate that they make me feel like a priority and that they take my case serious. I have already recommend them to a few friends and family members. God forbid I get into another accident, but if I do, I know exactly where to come for help.

Elizabeth Ochoa
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I chose Tiemann Law Firm to help me after a car accident I was involved in. Throughout the entire process, Moe made sure to keep me updated, he always responded quickly whenever  I had questions about anything. My case won thanks to this law firm and their dedication. My experience with Tiemann Law Firm was amazing! 10/10 recommended.

Beca Lopez
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Tajii Black
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Dawniel Ewing
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I have nothing but great things to say about this firm. They have been extremely helpful and professional when dealing with my case. Anytime I needed anything or wanted updated they responded immediately. They made me feel like they cared. Highly recommend them!

Amy J
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Michael T.
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I sat down and met with Jelena Tiemann about my vehicle accident.I presented all of my documentation to her in which she gave me her assessment.Although the Tiemann Law Firm wont be representing me because my settlement offer was pretty good she was very clear,forward and professional about what she felt could and couldn't be done.I recommend this law firm to anyone who needs a helping hand at fighting a case where you don't have to worry about the outcome not going in your favor. Please don't review this business if you received a freebie for writing this review, or if you're connected in any way to the owner or employees.

Herb T.
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The Tiemanns were referred to me by a friend and I am exceptionally happy with the service I received. I had never been in an accident before. I had no idea what to do. Jelena verbally explained how everything would work to me, and she and Peter handled everything. I didn't have to lift a finger once. They went above and beyond for me and I am extremely grateful. I pray I won't ever need this type of assistance again, but I will definitely be referring them to friends and family.

Jennifer T.
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I highly recommend The Tiemannn Law Firm! I had never before been in a situation where I sustained injury and had to seek legal representation. I was nervous, traumatized, and had no idea what to expect. Jelena, Peter, and their staff walked me through each step of the process. They explained everything in detail. They patiently answered all my questions, responded quickly to every email, text message, phone call, etc. I felt totally prepared for each new phase of the legal process. Furthermore, they were fearless in their defense of me. In certain situations, when I felt attacked or scared my attorney protected me like I was family. Their diligence, honesty, integrity, and compassion provided a true sense of healing and closure for my family and I. The Tiemann Law Firm accomplished more for me than I ever thought possible and I am forever grateful.

Hanna Padilla
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From the very start of my case the Tiemann Law Firm was wonderful. Perter came all the way to my home to sit down and talk to me about my options. He made me and my partner feel very comfortable and promised us he would take the very best care of my case. Peter kept me informed every step of the way and was always on top of things. everything was done in a timely manor and I always felt like I was the only case he was working on because he was so fast. In the end Peter got me back way more money than I ever expected. I would recommend this law firm to everyone. I am very happy with the outcome of my case thanks to the Tiemann Law Firm! Thank you!

S.B.
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It is hard to put into words the care and dedication that I received from the Tiemann’s. They have been here for me every step of the way and were always available when I had questions or concerns. My husband and I will be forever grateful for everything they have done for us and our family. Thank you so much for all of your hard work and time you have put into my case, we greatly appreciate it and your friendship. We highly recommend this firm and will always be thankful for everything they have done. Thank you so much again, Kim

Jereme S.
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No-one wants to have to hire a lawyer, but if you do. I prefer Tiemann Law. They helped a family member who was injured on the job, and the company did not want to compensate him even though, the injury occurred on the job on company time. Jelena was always professional in explaining the lengthy process of fighting a large corporation. 2 years later he finally is receiving the deserved compensation.

Maye Ly
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I just saw my lawyer Jelena Tiemann on a t.v ad, which reminded me how much she helped when I was in a desperate situation. I just love her! That is why I feel a need to tell everyone. I had a situation that happened & didn’t know what to do, our where to go. I didn’t even know if she could help me or if any lawyer could. All I wanted was it to go away & was afraid most lawyers wanted to drag it out & possibly go to court. For one she was very professional but was very personable (maybe b.c she’s a lady). She didn’t make me feel embarrassed or self-conscious that I did something wrong or was the cause of the situation. She immediately said we should try our best before going to court. Let me handle some paperwork, if at the last we do go to court we have documents. She gave me all the details, pros and cons but reassured me she deals with these cases all the time. She came through and made it as painless as possible. I now have my life back.

Matt H.
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I was in a car accident a while back where I was injured and had to miss work for an extended period of time.  After nearly a year of fighting with the insurance company with no results and no progress, I met with Jelena Tiemann.  I couldn't have asked for a more responsive and supportive advocate.  We quickly reached a settlement and I finally was able to move from the stress and burden of feuding with my insurance.  I highly recommending meeting with Jelena if you're in need of a lawyer.

Jennifer Birdseye
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Lendzey Garcia
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