San Francisco has its share of automobile accidents. 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. The 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
At O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley we have nearly 90 years of litigation and trial experience. We have the expertise and a proven track record of success. The attorneys at O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley are well known and respected throughout the legal community and among our clients. From our offices in San Francisco, we serve clients throughout Northern California. Our experience and expertise are available to you.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of motor vehicle negligence and would like to speak with an attorney, please contact us at our San Francisco law offices. We are here to answer your questions and discuss how to protect your legal rights.
San Francisco is the financial, cultural, and transportation center of the larger San Francisco Bay Area. The 14th largest city in the United States, San Francisco, California is also one of the most densely populated.
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