Personal Injury Stats

Everyday across this Country individuals are seriously injured or killed at the negligence or gross negligence of others.  The United States Government tracks this data on Personal Injury Losses and this data is available from the National Center for Personal Injury Protection and Control in Washington D.C.. Here is just a small amount of information on personal injury losses, the data on such losses and stats on Personal Injury Losses that occur here the United States each year.
  • Personal Injury Accidents wherein injuries are suffered result in over 31 million emergency room visits each and every year.
  • More than 90,000 people die in the United States as a result of unintentional accidents.
  • Each and every year, 1/4 of all children sustain a personal injury serious enough to require medical attention, school absences or bed rest.
  • Auto Accidents are the leading cause of personal injury-related deaths in the United States for people ages 1 years to 34 years.
  • Well over 3.5 million people are injured in motor vehicle accidents in the United States each year and another 42,000 died as a result of such auto accidents.
  • Personal Injury Slip and Falls are the leading cause of personal injury injury-related deaths in older Americans.  
  • Personal Injury Slip and Falls are also the leading cause of non-fatal injuries to children, accounting for over 2.5 million emergency visits annually.
  • Drowning in swimming pools and lakes and oceans account for the second leading cause of personal injury-related deaths in children.
  • Personal Injuries related deaths in residential fires claim over 3,360 lives and resulted in well over $4.6 billion in property damage every year..
  • Personal Injuries caused by improper use of firework use causes over 8,500 personal injuries each year.
  • Each year over 600,000 people are treated in emergency rooms as a result of personal injuries suffered while riding a bicycle and over 750 bicyclists die from their personal injuries each year.
  • Every 40 seconds someone in the United States seeks medical attention for a dog bite personal injury loss.
  • Personal Injuries to children playing on playground result in over 200,000 emergency visits each year.
  • Over two million people called poison control centers regarding accidental poisonings resulting in personal injuries.
  • Did you know that 40 percent of traffic fatalities are alcohol-related, in an average year.
  • Did you know that the consumption of alcohol is a factor in 40 percent of fire-related deaths each year.
  • Did you know that the consumption of alcohol accounts as a factor in 50 percent of drowning deaths.
  • One out of every 10 construction workers will suffer an personal injury each year.

Personal Injury Accidents are all to common.  If you or a family member have suffered an personal injury loss, call our Law Firm.  The Call is free, the initial consultation is free.  Call us at 1.800.862.1260.
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