Car Accidents

Sometimes, the hardest part of a car accident is dealing with the insurance company. With the right help, it doesn’t have to be stressful. The DiCello Law Firm has decades of experience representing people injured by car accidents.

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Car Crash Injury

A car crash can change everything in your life in an instant. Car, truck, SUV and motorcycle crashes are the leading cause of death for Americans aged 8 to 34, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Car Crash Injury Every 12 to 15 minutes someone is killed in a crash

Drunk Driving Injury

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United States, every 31 minutes someone is killed in a drunk driving accident. Every 2 minutes someone is injured by a drunk driver.

Drunk Driving Injury Even an amount of alcohol below the legal limit of 0.08 percent is unsafe for driving

Texting Drivers

The number of drivers causing crashes while texting continues to rise. Studies show that texting drivers are as dangerous as drunk drivers. The act of texting causes the driver focus on the mobile device rather than the road.

Texting Drivers Once danger is perceived action has to be taken

Tired Driver Crashes

Recently The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimate that there are 56,000 sleep related road crashes annually in the USA, resulting in 40,000 injuries and 1,550 fatalities.

Tired Driver Crashes Fatigue could be a contributing factor in twenty to twenty four percent of fatal crashes

Pedestrian Injuries

Whenever a car strikes a person, catastrophic injury and death can occur. Death rates and serious injury rates of people hit by cars are high because of the size and weights of cars versus people.

Pedestrian Injuries Most people struck by vehicles are hit in crosswalks, sidewalks, or parking lots

Underinsured Motorist

In the event an injured person is struck by a driver without adequate insurance then they may only have to turn to their own insurance policy for recovery.

Underinsured Motorist Injury The investigation may also reveal if there are other responsible people for the crash

Uninsured Motorist Injury

Often times the most horrible crashes are caused by the most irresponsible drivers -- drivers without insurance. Generally, across the United States, the law requires the driver of a car to buy car insurance in order to legally drive.

Uninsured Motorist Injury An uninsured motorist injury may require the victim to file a lawsuit against their own insurance company

Intersection Accidents

Every year there are around 30,000 to 35,000 fatalities on our Nation’s roadways. Of these, 7,043 (20.8% of total fatalities) were intersection or intersection related.

Intersection Accidents Intersection safety is a national, state and local priority

Unsafe Vehicles

Unsafe vehicles are a danger to everyone on the road. It is every car driver’s duty to keep their car maintained for the safety of others. Virtually all of a vehicle’s mechanical systems can affect safety if not properly maintained.

Crashes Due to Unsafe Vehicles Don't Ignore Signs That A Car Needs Maintenance

Negligent Entrustment

Often times the most horrible crashes are caused by the most irresponsible drivers -- drivers without licenses, or with suspended licenses, or without insurance or even the ability to safely drive a car.

Negligent Entrustment Injuries The most horrible crashes are caused by the most irresponsible drivers

Hit and Run Injuries

The fact is, some people that cause car crashes don’t stick around to exchange information. Worse yet, some drivers even flee the scene rather than obey their legal duty to exchange information with the victim of the crash.

Hit and Run Injuries What Can I Do To Prove I Was Hit By A Hit And Run Driver?