Did you know that:In 1912 there were 3,100 motor vehicle related fatalities for 950,000 vehicles while in 2008, there were 39,000 fatalities for 258 million registered vehicles.
Did you know that:Motor vehicle related deaths in the United States declined by 10% bewteen 1998 and 2008
Did you know that:According to yahoo Answers, the average settlement by an insurance company on an automobile accident is 2.5 to 3 times your medical bills and 2.1 times the medical bill amount by CarCrashAssist.com
Did you know that:An injury resulting from a car accident occurs approximately every 14 seconds somewhere in the U.S.
Did you know that:There were 39,000 motor vehicle deaths in 2008 involving 52,500 drivers
Did you know that:There were 2.1 million disabling injuries from motor vehicle related accidents in 2008 with total economic costs estimated at $255.7 billion. Costs include wage and productivity losses; medical expenses; administrative expenses; motor vehicle property damage; and employer costs.
Did you know that:Males are more likely (84%) than females (16%) to be involved in an alcohol related fatal crash where the blood alcohol level was greater than 0.08
Did you know that:School bus crashes killed 153 persons nationwide in 2008, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Saftey Administration (NHTSA).
Did you know that:Between 1912 and 2008, motor vehicle deaths per 10,000 registered vehicles were reduced by 95%, from 33 deaths in 1912 to 2 deaths in 2008
Did you know that:There were 258.3 million registered vehicles and 208.1 million licensed drivers in the United States in 2008 accounting for 2.925 billion motor vehicle mileage
Default Judgment - When a defendant fails to formally answer a plaintiffs complaint in a timely manner, the plaintiff may ask the court to enter a judgment against the defendant. Most often in personal injury cases, these judgments are set aside once the defendant begins to comply with the rules and initiates a formal defense by filing an answer.
Demand Letter - A letter expressly stating a legal right and an amount due as reasonable compensation for injuries to person and/or property.
Direct examination - The questioning of a witness by the party who produced the witness.
Defamation - Injury to a person's character, fame, or reputation by false and malicious statements.
Defense attorney - The attorney who represents the defendant.
Deposition - Sworn testimony taken and recorded in an authorized place outside of the courtroom, according to the rules of the court.
Deductible - The amount an insured person must pay before the insurance company pays the remainder of each covered loss, up to the policy limits.
Defendant - In a civil case, such as an car accident lawsuit, the defendant is the person against whom a civil action is brought.
Default - A failure of a party to respond in a timely manner to a pleading; a failure to appear for trial.
Depressed skull fracture - A skull fracture where one or more parts of the skull break and come into contact with the brain.