New Mexico Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyers
Statistics Regarding Car Crashes in New Mexico
To understand the severity of auto crashes, consider these 2011 statistics:
- 43,000+ traffic crashes occurred
- 110,000+ people were involved
- 18,000+ people suffered injuries
- 350+ people were killed
While this is a significant decrease from previous years, it still highlights the severe problem facing drivers on roads throughout the state of New Mexico. In fact, New Mexico's fatality rate is higher than the national average and almost half of all fatalities involved alcohol in some capacity, In fact, in 2011, 5% of the population and 4% of licensed drivers were in a crash.
Common Causes of Car Accidents
Per the New Mexico Department of Transportation, top factors in crashes include:
- Driver Inattention
- Failure to Yield
- Following Too Closely
- Alcohol Abuse
- Drug Abuse
- Excessive Speed
Get Help from a Skilled New Mexico Car Accident Lawyer: (888) 493-1629
If you are one of the those who have been involved in a serious motor vehicle accident, it is important to know that you are not without hope. By hiring an experienced trial attorney, you can work toward recovering the full and fair compensation that you deserve to put your life back on track once more. At Arnold & Itkin, we are proven trial attorneys who have what it takes to help you recover the financial compensation that you deserve. If you have been injured in a car accident, we encourage you to contact us as soon as possible.
You may be entitled to recover compensation that covers the following:
- Medical Bills
- Property Damage
- Lost Wages
- Lost Earning Capacity
- Pain & Suffering
Regardless of what caused your accident, you should not have to suffer in silence. By getting the help of our firm, we can evaluate your case to determine who is liable and begin our fight to recover compensation that is comprehensive in nature for past, current, and future costs.
Call (888) 493-1629 to learn more about how we can help!