Are Car Accidents Still The Leading Cause Of Death In America?
The Department of Transportation just released findings revealing that for the first time since 1981, motor vehicle traffic crashes are not among the top 10 causes of death in the United States. Researchers are considering the fact that child car safety laws have prevented a good percentage of car-related fatalities. However, the same study did reveal that motor vehicle traffic crashes are still the leading cause of death among younger males, ages 16 to 27.
When a person is killed because of the wrongful conduct of another, then the deceased person’s heirs may file a wrongful death lawsuit. Motor vehicle accidents still account for the number one cause for a wrongful death lawsuit. If you have been in an automobile accident, or are a beneficiary of someone who did not survive an accident, it is important to talk with an experienced South Florida Accident Attorney.