Auto Accidents on the Rise in the Orlando Metropolitan Area
As traffic has increased in the Greater Orlando area, so too has the number of crashes and injuries from accidents. In fact, in the past three years, the number of total accidents and injuries has increased in Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Lake Counties, as shown in the following chart.
Car Accidents and Injuries in Greater Orlando Counties, 2014 – 2016
In Seminole County, the number of crashes and injuries decreased between 2015 and 2016, but the number of fatalities (44) remained steady. Unfortunately, fatalities per year increased in three of the four counties between 2014 and 2016.
So far in 2017, 7490 people have been injured in traffic accidents across Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Lake Counties, and 74 have been killed.
If You’ve Been Hurt in a Car Accident
If you’ve been hurt in a car accident in the metropolitan Orlando area, you could be suffering from your injuries as well as your medical expenses and lost wages. Your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance might pay only 80% of your medical bills and only 60% of the wages you would normally make.
At Malik Law, we’ve found that the financial compensation typically provided by insurance companies is not sufficient to pay the expenses you can incur when you’ve been involved in an injury automobile accident. You could be suffering from your injuries and loss and, at the same time, have to worry about mounting medical expenses.
If this sounds like you, we want to help. We will do everything possible to help you get the full compensation you need to pay for your losses. This includes present and future medical expenses, lost wages, lost earning capacity, pain, and suffering.
Get Help from Experienced Orlando Car Accident Attorneys
If you have been injured in an automobile accident, you should talk with an experienced, knowledgeable Orlando automobile accident attorney about your case. At Malik Law P.A., we know how to help you get the maximum compensation for your injuries. We make sure we understand your needs, explore all pertinent facts, and complete all necessary documents to prepare a winning case.
Call 407-500-100 or contact us online for a free case evaluation.
Tell us what happened and let us do the rest. We’re trial lawyers with expertise in car accident and other personal injury claims.
Source: Florida’s Integrated Report Exchange System. (2017). Quick Statistics. https://firesportal.com/Pages/Public/QuickStats.aspx