Cohen and Cohen: Washington DC leads the list for the most automobile accidents in the country

Cohen and Cohen, P.C. wants you to know that Forbes just published Allstate Insurance’s list for the country’s worst drivers. Washington, DC has the worst drivers in the country!  Drivers get into automobile accidents in Washington, DC on the average of every 4.7 years!  The national average for an automobile accident is once a decade.  The #2 spot for automobile accidents is Baltimore, Maryland!

Throughout Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia hundreds of car accidents occur every day. Being involved in an car accident is a traumatic experience. Car accidents sometimes occur through no fault of your own, and can involve rear end accidents, side swipe accidents, and intersection accidents. Any accident has the potential to result in injury to the people involved. Car accidents in Washington, DC involve a number of issues including insurance laws, overlapping jurisdiction and other complex legal issues. Properly interpreting the law and effectively advocating your position is vital if you want to completely recover the damages from your car accident.

Damages for these types of accidents can include property loss, medical costs and lost wages. When trying to recover these damages, you will almost always be dealing with an insurance company. The goal of the insurance adjuster is to settle cases your car accident case and save the insurance company as much money as possible. Without a car accident attorney, the settlement process proceeds completely on the adjuster’s terms. This scenario will never yield the best possible result for you. Your attorney’s job is to level the playing field. Their main goal is to settle your claim to maximize your compensation. If you have been involved in an car accident in Washington, DC, Maryland or Virginia, you should contact a car accident lawyer, Wayne Cohen of Cohen & Cohen quickly to ensure that you receive all of the compensation to which you are entitled.

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