Causes of Accidents

Causes of Car Accidents in the Antelope Valley

Most Common Causes of Car Accidents

According to research published by the International Organisation for Road Accident Prevention, 90 percent of all motor vehicle collisions are caused by human error. Car Accident InfographicIn other words, the vast majority of all car accidents or truck accidents can be directly attributed to some type of careless, reckless or otherwise negligent action on the part of one of the drivers. When this is the case, the accident victims or surviving family members often have a right to demand financial compensation by filing a personal injury or wrongful death claim against the at-fault driver.

Car Accident Statistics

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that car accidents were the leading cause of death in 2017 for multiple ages. Distracted driving is among the most widespread types of distraction that causes auto accidents, though others common causes include adjusting the car stereo, grooming in the mirror, eating, or talking with passengers.

Other common causes of car accidents may include:

  • Driver incompetence
  • Driver inexperience
  • Failure to yield the right of way

It is also possible in some cases to file an auto product liability lawsuit against an automobile manufacturer, such as when defective tires blowout and cause a rollover or defective air bags cause injury in an accident.

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Contact us at Accident Attorneys if you have been hurt in a collision and you want to find out whether you have grounds for legal action. Our Antelope Valley car accident lawyers have a long track record of winning insurance settlements and jury verdicts for clients, and we are ready to take immediate action on your case.

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