Seattle Personal Injury Attorney Chris Thayer
Seattle Personal Injury Attorney Chris Thayer
Handling Personal Injury Claims in the Seattle Area and Throughout Washington Since 1995

My name is Chris Thayer and I am a personal injury attorney practicing in downtown Seattle. I handle personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death claims throughout the greater Seattle area, including Issaquah, Mercer Island and Kirkland.

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The Financial Impact of Car Accidents

Posted Friday, April 17, 2020 by Chris Thayer

Alternative TextIn 2016 alone, there were 6.2 million car accidents officially reported in which 2.4 million people were injured, and over 37,000 victims died. The financial impact of car accidents throughout the United States is staggering, and can financially devastate a car accident victim.

*$871 Billion Dollars *Along with personal injuries and loss of life, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) determined that the economic impact of car accidents every year in America totaled $871 billion dollars. This aggregate amount was broken down into the following categories:

Additional factors such as traffic congestion following an accident, or the loss of actual wages to workers are added to these amounts to total the eye-popping sum of $871 billion dollars per year.

*Car Accidents With the Highest Economic Impact*While every car accident will ultimately have an economic cost associated with it, the following car accidents have been shown statistically to have the greatest economic impact on an individual and society.

*Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney *If you or a loved one was involved in a car accident, the national statistics regarding the financial impact of a car accident will hit close to home. You will likely suffer the medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering described above. If you, or a loved one, suffered injuries or death related to a car accident, contact an experienced car accident attorney at the Pivotal Law Group at 206-340-2008. We can help you understand your legal rights, and how you attempt to receive compensation to pay for your injuries and damages from those who were negligent in your car accident. We proudly serve the Seattle, Bellevue, Kent, Renton, Burien, Mercer Island, and Issaquah areas.