Traffic fatalities are typically higher during the winter holidays than other times in the winter because of more people traveling by car and higher rates of alcohol consumption at holiday parties and family gatherings. Increased road traffic and drunk drivers are two of the biggest contributors to traffic accidents so it’s not surprising that the holidays come with an increased risk of fatal crashes.
Losing a loved one in an accident is tragic at any time of the year, but a holiday fatality can be even more heart wrenching. While nothing can bring back your loved one, you have the right to seek justice and compensation for your losses through a car accident claim or wrongful death claim when your loved one was injured as a result of another driver’s negligence. Contact a car accident lawyer to discuss your legal rights and any appropriate next steps.Read More