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Financial Toll of Auto Accidents, Atlanta Car Accident Lawyer, Montlick & Assoc

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Economic Impact of Auto Accidents Close to $100B a Year!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, discusses the enormous financial toll that auto accidents place on the US economy each year, and shares important driver safety tips to help keep you and your family safe on the road. Watch our weekly ABC news segment and click on the links below for additional driver safety information and tips.


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Atlanta Car Accident Lawyer, Montlick & Associates, Discusses Impact of Auto Accidents on US Economy

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the financial toll of auto accidents in the US is now close to 100 billion dollars each year. This is a staggering amount considering that most auto accidents involve some form of unsafe driving practice by one or more of the drivers involved.

According to the NHTSA, the top causes of auto accidents are distracted driving; driver fatigue; drunk driving; speeding and aggressive driving. "The reason we are so committed to our driver safety programs is because we know from experience, that with proper education and a little extra care, many accidents could be prevented", says David Montlick, CEO of Atlanta Car Accident Law Firm, Montlick & Associates. "Of course, the heavy financial burden that car accidents place on our economy, that is a big concern too." In the video above, Montlick & Associates Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, shares important tips for preventing auto accidents. "In light of the CDC's report, it is worth reminding ourselves: to slow down, pay attention, show common courtesy to other drivers, and to always wear a seat belt. These are simple steps we all can take every day," says Palisi.

To help educate drivers across the state, the Atlanta Car Accident Lawyers at Montlick & Associates, have created a series of driver safety initiatives and programs, all aimed at reducing the number of catastrophic injuries and accidents on Georgia's roadways. For more information about our programs, please click on the links below or visit us at

Since 1984, the Atlanta Car Accident Lawyers at Montlick & Associates have made it their goal to be the best personal injury law firm in the United States. The law firm represents families and individuals who suffer from catastrophic injuries, in all types of cases involving wrongful conduct and wrongful death, including those involving crashes with cars, SUVs, buses, tractor-trailers and other commercial vehicles. Each state has its own laws as to what can be recovered as damages in these types of serious accidents. In Georgia, for example, a person injured by the carelessness of another has a right to compensation for pain and suffering, reimbursement for medical bills and lost wages incurred due to the accident, and in some cases punitive damages. There are many different sources of possible recovery for accident victims, and it is important that they all are identified.

Our Atlanta Car Accident Law Firm is available to assist clients throughout all of Georgia and the Southeast, including but not limited to Albany, Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Gainesville, Macon, Marietta, Rome, Roswell, Savannah, Smyrna, Valdosta, Warner Robins and all smaller cities and rural areas in the state. No matter where you are located our attorneys are just a phone call away, and we will even come to you. Call us 24 hours a day/7 days a week for your Free Consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333). You can also visit us online at and use our Free Case Evaluation Form or 24-hour Live Online Chat.

Financial Toll

According to the CDC, the financial toll of auto accidents is close to 100 billion dollars each year.

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