After six years of steady declines the number of traffic fatalities increased in the first nine months of 2012. A report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimated that 25,580 people died in auto accidents from January through September compared to 23,884 during the same period in 2011.
Consulting a Clayton County attorney after an auto accident enhances a victim's ability to receive a reasonable settlement. If you have been injured in an automobile accident you should discuss your case with an accident attorney at the Law Offices of Shane Smith.
According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a vehicle that cut off other cars on the I-75-80 connector caused four chain reaction accidents that involved 14 cars. Several cars in the back of the connector line were involved in accidents as they attempted to stop for the initial accident. There were no reported injuries in the accidents but multiple lanes were closed on the connector for several hours.
If you or someone you know has been hurt in an auto accident, meet with a Clayton County auto accident lawyer. Call the Law Offices of Shane Smith to schedule a free legal consultation.