The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that there were 30,797 fatal motor vehicle accidents in 2009, the latest year for which statistics are available. 4,222 fatalities resulted from motorcycle accidents, and 2,404 resulted from truck accidents or accidents involving large commercial vehicles.
With car accidents alone, 1,333 fatalities occurred in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia. This number increases substantially when you add in fatalities in motorcycle and commercial vehicle accidents.
When you lose a loved one in a car accident you may experience a range of emotions. The time following can be by turns confusing and aggravating, but above all else will be heartbreaking. Frustration can quickly mount when you try to deal with insurance companies more interested in protecting their profits than actually helping you. In the confusion and emotional turmoil following these accidents, it can be difficult to know where to turn for help.
The experienced wrongful death attorneys at The Cochran Firm DC are here to help your family through this difficult time. There are a number of considerations that will need to be made and a thorough investigation will need to take place to determine liability. We have years of experience helping families navigate through this trying process. We have obtained many verdicts and settlements that offer testament to our level of devotion and to our ability to fight for maximum compensation for people who suffer from the negligence of others.
We know that your family is going through a terribly rough time. We are proud to be able to help families during these times by offering personal, compassionate representation. We will treat your family the same way we would want our families treated during these times, doing everything possible to ensure justice is served and you are provided with everything you will need to carry on.
If you have lost a loved one in any type of motor vehicle accident, please contact the experienced fatal car accident attorneys at The Cochran Firm DC to schedule a free initial consultation today. We provide representation for surviving family members in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia.