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Massachusetts Accident Lawyer And Lawsuit Attorney Legal Overview

Massachusetts Accident Attorney Lawsuit AttorneyTraffic accidents cost Massachusetts $394 million a year in medical expenditure and loss of work hours, while on an average, at least one person dies and 10 receive injuries on the state roads every day. On June 15, 2012, a woman was killed in a three-car crash in North Royalton. An alcohol-related car crash in Salem a day later resulted in the death of a 19-year-old man. A 62-year-old man died and his 61-year-old wife went into coma after a van bumped into the motorcycle they were riding on 24 June 2012. Next day, a 51-year-old man from East Boston lost his life after the car he was driving swerved off the road in Woburn. Two days later, a middle-aged man died of injuries in South Hadley after his car rammed into a tree and crashed into a nearby home. A Bridgeport court awarded a pastor $2.5 million last month for injuries she received in a collision between her car and a tractor-trailer in 2008.

Massachusetts Auto Accident Statistics

  • The state mileage death rate at 0.61 continued to drop for the fourth consecutive year.
  • In 2009, Massachusetts traffic accidents resulted in 340 deaths.
  • Almost one in every 50 persons is at a risk of traffic crashes in Massachusetts.
  • Traffic accidents and fatalities are more common in rural areas than cities.
  • Alcohol consumption was held responsible for 27 percent of total Massachusetts auto accidents, while more than half of alcohol-related car crashes led to fatalities.
  • Passenger cars were found to be involved in 45 percent of all reported crashes followed by utility vehicles and pick-up trucks.
  • Close to 65 percent of fatalities were caused by single car accidents.
  • Almost one in every three fatalities was caused by roadway departures.
  • One in five crashes occurred at intersections.
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