5 Common Causes of Car Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that there were 30,797 fatal auto accidents in 2009 alone. In addition to these losses of life, millions more people suffered injuries in motor vehicle accidents. Unfortunately, there are a variety of causes of car accidents, ranging from poorly maintained roads to reckless driving. Any of these situations can hurt you or someone you love.

Even if you are a safe driver, you can be at risk of an accident if someone else acts negligently. If you have been hurt due to the carelessness of another person or party, you may be entitled to financial compensation. At the Abel Law Firm, an Oklahoma injury lawyer can help you fight for the compensation you need. Call us today at (405) 239-7046 and schedule a free consultation to discuss your legal options.

Causes of Motor Vehicle Accidents

Whether it is a simple fender-bender in town or a serious accident on the highway, all car accidents can result in high medical bills, property repair costs, and other expenses for those involved. Five common causes of car accidents include:

  • Reckless driving such as speeding
  • Auto defects or malfunctions
  • Driving while distracted
  • Poorly maintained roads
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs

Suffering an injury from a car accident can be devastating, but you don’t have to go through this time alone. Contact an Oklahoma City personal injury attorney today to learn more about your rights.

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If you have experienced an accident due to the negligent behavior of someone else, the individual or party at fault may be responsible for covering your medical bills, auto repair expenses, and other costs. Call an Oklahoma accident attorney of the Abel Law Firm today at (405) 239-7046 for more information about how we can help you.

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Oklahomans across the state have recognized the Abel Law Firm's unique heritage as a statewide institution. Founded by Ed Abel, and today led by his son, Luke Abel, our personal injury law firm has become synonymous with empathy, compassion, and the highest professional performance serving our neighbors. Our family has sought to leave a profound impact upon the State of Oklahoma. We appreciate that former Governor Mary Fallin recognized that dedication when she declared May 1st "Ed Abel Day."

To be named Oklahoma's Best Personal Injury Law Firm is humbling. We are grateful to have won this prestigious honor. We work every day to earn the trust of those we serve: Oklahoma families who are facing some of the most difficulty days of their lives due to the negligence of others. It is our intention and resolve to continue to be deserving of the faith Oklahomans have placed in our family's law firm. Thank you!

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