Auto accidents are the leading cause of death and injury in the United States. According to National Highway Traffic safety Administration statistics, there were nearly 6,024,248 car accidents in the United States in 2007. These car accidents caused 2,491,000 injuries and 41,059 fatalities. About 115 people die every day in vehicle crashes in the United States -- one death every 13 minutes.
Those are startling numbers when you consider how many hours we spend driving. Victims of car accidents that are the result of another driver’s negligence or reckless behavior may be entitled to compensation.
At O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley we have 50 years of litigation and trial experience. We have the expertise and a proven track record of success. If you or a loved one has been the victim of motor vehicle negligence and would like to speak with a Bay Area auto accident attorney, please contact us. We are here to answer your questions and discuss how to protect your legal rights.
The car accident attorneys at the law offices of O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley provide legal expertise, strong trial skills and the essential investigation in order to successfully litigate your personal injury claims. Litigating automobile accident cases involving death or severe injury requires a thorough understanding of many issues, including:
- The ins and outs of insurance coverage, including liability insurance, excess or umbrella insurance, uninsured and underinsured motorists insurance and insurance coverage to address specific losses such as medical bills and time lost from work
- Car accident reconstruction and the proper qualified expert witnesses
- Auto design and manufacturing defects
- The legal nuances of liability for negligently operating a leased or rented vehicle, a business vehicle, and a vehicle operated by the state or local government
The automobile accident attorneys at O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley are well known and respected throughout the legal community and among our clients. From our offices in Contra Contra Costa County, San Francisco and Sacramento, we serve clients throughout Northern California. Our experience and expertise are available to you.