Glossary: Accident

Posted: May 17, 2022

William Mattar GlossaryAccident:

An accident is an unfortunate and undesirable incident that occurs unexpectedly and unintentionally. An accident can cause severe injuries, death, harm, and damage.

NHTSA shows that around 31,720 people died from road crashes in 2021 between the months of January and September, an approximately 12% increase when compared with the first nine months of  2020. Some of these accidents happen because of negligence by drivers. 

Types of Accidents

Below are some different kinds of road accidents:

If you get involved in an accident due to another person’s negligence, it is a good idea to seek legal advice. An experienced lawyer like William Mattar, PC can guide and advise you. You could be entitled to compensation. 

Causes of Road Accidents 

While many road users know the rules of the road, some choose to disregard them, increasing the risk of road accidents.

Below are some causes of road accidents:

Whether you are a driver, pedestrian, passenger, motorcyclist, or bicyclist, you may be entitled to compensation and should consider seeking legal advice from an experienced attorney.

Why You Need an Accident Attorney 

Handling road accident cases can be time-consuming and challenging, requiring legal assistance. This is why it is generally a good idea to retain an experienced lawyer to handle the case for you. The lawyer can investigate the accident, negotiate with the insurance company, and help you recover the compensation you deserve.

If there can be no settlement agreement with the insurance company, a lawyer can file a lawsuit in court and appear during court proceedings. 

Contact William Mattar Today 

If you get involved in a road accident in New York State, William Mattar can help. We can offer legal services in Williamsville, NY, Buffalo, NY, Rochester, NY, Syracuse, NY, Albany, NY, New York City, NY, and Long Island, NY. Contact us today or call (844) 444-4444 for a free consultation. 

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