In 2014, for the first time since 2011, traffic deaths in Michigan have fell below 900 deaths per year. This in an 8% decrease from previous years. Despite the decrease in crash deaths, the number of crashes on Michigan roads rose by 3%, from 49,205 to 45,690. This figure comes out to about 90 deaths a day on Michigan roads.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, on a national scale, these traffic accident deaths cost the American government $870.8 billion dollars in both economic costs and in pain and suffering expenses.
Car crashes may cause victims extensive injuries which can be expensive to treat and manage. If you have been injured in an auto accident or motorcycle accident, call The Michigan Law Firm, PLLC. The Michigan Law Firm’s local experienced team can help you make sure your medical bills are paid and that you are compensated fully for your pain and suffering. Call today at 844.4MI.FIRM for a free consultation.