Accidents Involving Seniors
As mentioned in a study done by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2017, 18% of all traffic fatalities in 2016 were among people 65 years of age and older. A 2019 report from AAA (The Automobile Association of America) found that per mile traveled, deadly crash rates escalate starting out at age 75 and increase dramatically after age 80. And while they determined that this is mainly due to an elevated risk of personal injury and medical complications, not an increased risk of crashes, if they are driving the other car you may be at a additional risk. If you or a family member in the Piñon Hills, CA area have been in an accident involving a senior citizen, or if you are a Senior driver and have been in an accident, contact Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC for a free assessment and to go over your possible solutions.It is well known that as we age we begin to lose many of our effectiveness. Our hearing can decrease, as can our eyesight, energy level, cognitive ability, and reactions. The failure - or delayed ability - to react to a hazardous or high risk circumstance can be the difference between avoiding an accident entirely or becoming part of the accident statistics. With the development of enhanced medical technology and diet, people are living a lot longer and have more active life styles. As a result, there are more elderly vehicle operators on the road, and hence there are more accidents involving older drivers. According to Consumer Reports, in 2017 over 3.5 million Americans 85 and older held a driver's license. If you or a family member in the Piñon Hills, CA area have been in an accident involving a senior citizen, or if you are over 65 and have been in an accident, contact Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC for a free assessment and to talk about your potential solutions.
Failure to Yield Accidents
Motorists all over the Piñon Hills, CA area "fail to yield" on a consistent basis, resulting in many accidents. "Failure to yield" is exactly what it appears to be: someone fails to yield the right of way to someone else, contributing to an accident.Failure to yield accidents are quite common in Piñon Hills, CA and commonly occur at intersections, with an inordinate amount of accidents resulting from left-hand turns. Failure to yield accidents also sometimes occur at blinking red lights when a vehicle fails to make a complete stop, flashing yellow lights, and when drivers assertively merge onto highways and/or when lanes merge.Whereas failure to yield accidents are typically more minor, they may result in property damage and bodily injury, which may result in loss of earnings because of lost time at work and disability. We have seen our share of failure to yield cases at Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC and have a great deal of expertise trying these cases. Allow us to work for you if you need a law firm who will fight for your rights to the fullest extent of the law. Call (877) 278-6890 today.
Driving While Texting Accidents
Texting behind the wheel of a moving vehicle is the worst potential thing you can do, and is not only dangerous, it is quite prevalent. A 2019 Driver Knowledge study determined that 1 out of every 3 people text while driving, even though texting while driving enhances the risk of crashing a startling 23 times. And while 47 out of 50 states have banished texting while driving, it still takes place, and it still results in accidents on a regular basis. If you or a loved one or family member have been in a traffic accident while texting, or while the other driver was texting, you most definitely need to contact us. Our notoriety for helping Piñon Hills, CA area drivers is phenomenal, and with the severe nature of this infraction you need an ally who is not only experienced with texting while driving accidents, but more importantly, their litigation.
In 2018, 8.02% of US households owned motorcycles. (Motorcycle Industry Council, 2019)Even though motorcycles account for only 0.6% of all vehicle miles traveled, riders account for 14% of all traffic deaths and 17% of all occupant (driver and passenger) fatalities, (NHTSA, 2019) and while 20% of passenger vehicle accidents lead to personal injury or loss of life, 80% of motorcycle crashes account for personal injury or death. Also, motorcyclist fatalities were far more likely to take place in the city than in rural areas (60% vs. 38%). (IIHS, 2019)If you know somebody who was involved with or killed in a motorcycle accident, there is no better legal team in Piñon Hills, CA than Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC to work with you. Click on our Contact link or call (877) 278-6890 right now to seek advice from one of our seasoned legal professionals. We will fight for you.
Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents
Accidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists can be even more complicated than vehicle-to-vehicle accidents because the other party may or may not have insurance.Bicyclists deal with many of the exact same difficulties as motorcyclists, but at lower speeds. They may not be as noticeable as passenger cars and/or trucks, they aren't as secure on two tires as a car is on four wheels, and an accident involving a bike has a high percent likelihood of leading to physical injury. 81% of pedestrian fatalities in 2018 occurred in metropolitan locations, and 40% of pedestrian deaths among men and women 70+ in 2018 occurred at intersections, compared to 22% for those younger than Age 70. (IIHS, 2019).If you were in an accident involving a bicycle, a walker, or a motorcycle you are likely to really want a capable personal injury lawyer. You need Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC. Call us at (877) 278-6890 today.
Teenage and Inexperienced Driver Accidents
As you can probably imagine, the more training somebody is getting behind the wheel, the more confident they grow to be and the more effective driver they end up. Unfortunately, teenage and inexperienced drivers are forced to "practice" on the road with the rest of us, and they often have a lot to learn! A 2019 Texas A&M Transportation Institute study concluded that Teens are much more likely to violate the speed limit and follow at closer distances than older drivers. That same report found that Teens normally do not consider driving at 5 to 10 mph above the speed limit to be dangerous.The NHTSA found that drivers ages 15-20 had the greatest percentage in speed related fatalities (32% and 22%) as opposed to any other age group in 2016, and that speeding was a factor in 31% of Teen driver fatalities. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) found that per mile driven, teen drivers ages 16 to 19 are essentially 3 times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than drivers aged 20+, and that motor vehicle crashes are the primary reason of loss of life for US teens.Granted, no one starts off as an outstanding driver; the majority of us required practice, and many of us are continuing to learn! But teenagers who don't have experience are obviously more susceptible to getting into car or truck crashes. In spite of all of the stats indicating that Teen drivers can make many poor choices, the fact is that they are driving on the road with us, and their activity affects you and your loved ones.If you or someone you know has been involved in any sort of accident connected with a teen or new/unskilled driver, you need to call Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC so that we can support you throughout the legal process. There are a number of new drivers rolling onto the streets in and around Piñon Hills, CA on a regular basis, and until they get the working experience they need, they are a hazard to all of us. Call Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC today for a free discussion. We will discuss your apprehensions about existing and extended term medical related expenses, loss of income, emotional, and physical pain and suffering that will subsequently occur, and the opportunities for lawsuits to help you get on with your life.
Emergency Vehicle Accidents
Regrettably, men and women responding to auto accidents are also exposed to accidents of their own. In 2018, 168 people were killed in accidents connected with emergency vehicles. The the vast majority of these fatalities were occupants of non-emergency vehicles (56%); fatalities among pedestrians, emergency vehicle drivers, and emergency vehicle passengers each accounted for about 13% to 14% of the deaths. When people are attempting to get some place quickly, accidents can occur. If you or a loved one were injured in an accident involving an ambulance, police car, firetruck, or other emergency vehicle, our law firm, Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC can assist you. Call (877) 278-6890 today to set up your initial consultation.
Commercial Vehicle Accidents
There are also other cars and trucks that respond to the scene of car accidents; tow trucks for example. While you could possibly think of tow trucks as the people who show up to help clear away the aftermath of an auto accident or assist an incapacitated car or truck, accidents involving tow trucks occur more frequently than you would imagine, and can be the source of considerable damage to vehicles, together with severe accidental injury to individuals. Like large over-the-road commercial transport trucks (semi-trucks, 18 wheelers, etc.) tow trucks are big, bulky, quite heavy and not very maneuverable. Their size and decrease in mobility contribute to the damage they can do, and when you put a towed-vehicle into the mix you increase the possibility of accidents even further.Department of Transportation vehicles and other service vehicles (tow trucks, electric power company trucks, highway routine maintenance vehicles, etc.) are everywhere, and yet we usually do not notice them as much because we are so acquainted with seeing them. The fact is, however, that they are big, on the move, and can present potential issues on the roadways.You should call Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC right now at (877) 278-6890 if you are involved with an accident with a commercial vehicle. Commercial vehicles typically have huge organizations and/or corporations behind them, and those companies/corporations have deep pockets that they might use to their advantage. You need someone in your corner who will fight for your rights; Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC will do that. Our professional attorneys have been helping Piñon Hills, CA area households for years, and we will help you as well.Managing personal injury and physical damage as a result of car accidents in and around Piñon Hills, CA can be complicated. Having an ally who is able to interpret the ever-changing statutes and legal landscape as it applies to car accidents and their consequences - addressing your existing and potential physical, emotional, psychological, and monetary needs - is our forte at Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC. Having a knowledgeable team of practitioners advise you throughout the legal process is priceless, and yet Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC will not charge you a cent until we win your suit. You don't want to attempt to deal with a legal case without the help and support of an automobile accident law firm that is comfortable with the Piñon Hills, CA court and legal system. To do so would be both frivolous and impractical. The challenges you face in the Piñon Hills, CA process of law will be insurmountable without the proper legal assistance and counsel, which is why you need Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC.As part of your legal claim you will have to contemplate the present and possible future repercussions of the accident. Professional medical bills, physical damage, loss of earnings, pain and suffering, psychological pain, and compensation for death, among a multitude of other issues, will all have to be addressed, and trying to do so entirely on your own and unrepresented is foolhardy. The opposing parties will be represented by attorneys, and your own insurance company will want to get away with having to pay as little as possible, so you require a firm who will rise up and battle for your legal rights. You require someone who has been involved in these kinds of proceedings countless times before. You require someone who will fight for every penny you are due and who will attempt to ensure that you will be provided for for the rest of your life if necessary. You need Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC.Make no mistake about it, while the insurance claims-person that your insurance company will designate to the case is supposed to be keeping an eye out for your needs, their job is to save the insurance company money and settle any law suits with that in mind. Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC will go toe-to-toe with your insurance provider - and any other parties as well - to make certain you obtain the best settlement possible, one that not only covers present charges, but foreseeable future expenses as well. Without a experienced car accident lawyer representing you, you don't stand a chance of getting an adequate settlement. Call (877) 278-6890 right now for your free, no obligation consultation.
Auto Accident Lawyer in Piñon Hills, CA
The law firm of Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC work to ensure that victims of auto accidents aren't further compromised by unskilled law firms. It isn't surprising that insurance firms are more lucrative if they don't have to pay enormous settlements; the more money they retain, the more profitable they are. Sadly, that attitude includes disbursements to you as well as other affected parties, so they will want to settle your insurance claim for as little money as feasible, but Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC will fight to ensure that you get every dollar that you are due.