Personal injury lawyer says over half of car accident deaths are due to not wearing a safety belt
What started as a local ad campaign to get drivers of Sussex, England to wear their seat belts, has gone viral and is now hopefully saving the lives of people around the world. With close to 15 million hits on YouTube, “Embrace Life” turns our attention to how seat belts save lives in car accidents, and of the tragedy caused by not wearing a seat belt.
Take a look:
Our personal injury lawyers have seen both the life-saving effects of wearing seat belts and the tragic consequences of not wearing them, while helping thousands of auto accident victims in Michigan.
Seatbelts save more than 15,000 lives a year. More than half of all car accident deaths involve victims who were not properly restrained. The average cost of a critically injured person is more than $1 million, and a seat belted victim’s medical care will cost less than half of a non-seat belted victim. Think of your loved ones – how could you not wear one?
– Steve Gursten is one of the nation’s top personal injury lawyers. He is head of Michigan Auto Law and president of the Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association. Michigan Auto Law has received the highest-reported verdict or pain and suffering settlement in the state for a car accident or truck accident victim in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, according to Michigan Lawyers Weekly.
Related information to protect yourself:
Michigan Auto Law is the largest law firm exclusively handling car accident, truck accident and motorcycle accident cases throughout the entire state. We have offices in Farmington Hills, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids and Sterling Heights to better serve you. Call (800) 777-0028 for a free consultation with one of our Michigan personal injury lawyers.