What Are The Major Causes of Car Accidents?


Every year, car accidents result in hundreds and thousands of injuries and deaths. Driver’s negligence causes fatal results. Victims have to suffer various physical and emotional traumas.

There are various reasons that lead to car accidents, which are stated below-
  • Reckless driving- Failing to follow the traffic rules and over speeding is the reason behind car accidents worldwide.
  • Driver fatigue- Driver falling asleep due to hectic work schedule or tiredness causes roadway fatalities.
  • Defective automobile- Auto defects such as tire burst, brake failure etc. are also other reasons that cause accidents and severe injuries to people.
  • Drunk driving- Driving under the influence of a narcotic substance can result in disastrous outcomes. According to studies, there is increased probability of car accidents when driver is under the influence of alcohol.
  • Rubber-necking- Driver watching other things on the road such as other accidents, looking at sunsets, and nice views instead of concentrating on the driving, distracts him, which may result in an accident.
  • Use of cellphone - Use of phone while driving is another reason behind increased number of accidents on the roads.
  • Other reasons behind distracted driving- Distractions like eating, smoking, listening to loud music or talking with other passenger in the vehicle are few other reasons behind distracted driving which result in accidents.
In any of the above-mentioned case of car accident, victim can hold the driver liable for his injuries. Victim can file a lawsuit against the driver and claim financial compensations for the injuries and suffering.

Lawyer will help the victim get rightful compensation in proportion to the level of injuries, medical expenses, emotional sufferings, lost wages and more.
Stephanie Ovadia is an experienced personal injury lawyer. She provides legal assistance to clients in assault & battery, bicycle accident, bullying, dog bite, car accident, defamation, and medical malpractice cases. She completed her law degree from the Southwestern Law School in 1984.

Stephanie Ovadia has been fighting personal injury lawsuits for more than 30 years.

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