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A car accident is a tragic yet all-to-common occurrence on the streets of Belleville. Men, women, and children can face painful injuries, emotional distress, and even the death of a loved one due to a car accident.
And while many car accidents occur because of uncontrollable circumstances such as road conditions or an animal, many accidents happen due to the negligent behaviors of other drivers who share the Illinois road.
If this type of accident has occurred to you, all those at The Floyd Law Firm wish to offer you our sympathy for what you’re going through. The road of recovery ahead can be complex, but the one thing you shouldn’t have to worry about is how you’re going to pay for medical bills, damaged property, and lost wages after an accident.
That’s why it’s imperative to contact Belleville car accident attorneys at The Floyd Law Firm after experiencing a car accident that is the fault of another driver. We make it our mission to recover maximum compensation for all of our clients.
How Much Money Can I Get For My Belleville Car Accident?
While it’s next to impossible to estimate how much money you can receive in damages for your Belleville car accident case, here are some successful settlements and trial verdicts that the Belleville accident lawyers at The Floyd Law Firm has won for motor vehicle accident victims:
- $1.96 Million Jury Verdict In Missouri Court
- $950,000 Pre-Trial Settlement
- $800,000 Pre-Trial Settlement
- $600,000 Jury Verdict In U.S. District Court
- $503,000 Jury Verdict In St. Louis County Court
Why Do Car Accidents Happen?
According to the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHSTA), 94% of all motor vehicle accidents are due to the error of a driver or multiple drivers.
The most common reason car accidents occur is a recognition error, which includes driver inattention, distractions, and inadequate surveillance, with 41% of error-caused accidents occurring for this reason.
The second most common reason car accidents happen is due to decision errors, which amount to 33% of error-related accidents. Speeding, taking curves too fast, poor judgment of other drivers, and illegal traffic maneuvers are common causes of decision-related accidents.
Belleville Car Accident Statistics
As reported by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), in 2021, there were 853 total passenger vehicle crashes in Belleville out of 1,477 total crash events. The types of car accidents involving other vehicles were diverse and varied in nature.
Examples of crashes that involved other vehicles include:
- Parked Motor Vehicle
- Pedal Cyclist
- Sideswipe Opposite Direction
- Sideswipe Same Direction
Both the overturned and angle collision crash type categories can involve and not involve other vehicles.
Call the Belleville Car Accident Lawyers at The Floyd Law Firm
The Belleville injury lawyers at The Floyd Law Firm are highly skilled at working with car accident case victims, helping you navigate the complexities of your case and seek fair compensation for your injuries and damages. The father-son attorneys at The Floyd Law Firm stand ready to provide compassionate and helpful legal advice in your car accident case.
Get in touch with our Belleville car accident attorneys by calling (314) 863-4114 or booking your no-obligation case review online today.