A report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimated that 25,580 people died and many more were injured in 2012 auto accidents from January through September. Being prepared before an accident can enable a victim to obtain all the necessary information that will be helpful to their case.
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.
A car driven by a 25-year-old was speeding when it rear-ended another vehicle, causing it to lose control. The car flipped several times, struck a guardrail and crashed into an SUV, ending up in oncoming traffic. The driver was ejected from the car and died at the scene. Her passenger was pronounced dead at a hospital. The SUV driver was not injured. According to police, neither woman was wearing a seatbelt.
If a death is caused by the negligence of another then the decedent's family may be entitled to legal relief through a wrongful death lawsuit. You should hire an experienced Clayton County wrongful death attorney if you will file a lawsuit on behalf of a family member who died due to another's negligence. Call the Law Offices of Shane Smith for a free consultation.