ATV Injury Accident Lawyer In The News
As a prominent injury lawyer with experience in handling serious motor vehicle claims, attorney Chris Davis is often featured by local or national new media covering accident-related issues and/or some of his cases. You may have him on local stations such as KING5, KOMO4, KIRO7 and Q13Fox or national news programs like CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 or InsideEdition.
All-Terrain Vehicle Accident Statistics
Annually there are between 125,00 and 150,000 ATV accidents that result in injuries serious enough to require emergency medical treatment and there are typically over 600 ATV-related deaths.
- One-third of all ATV-related fatalities are riders under the age of 16.
- Eighty percent of fatalities caused by ATV accidents are due to injuries to the central nervous system.
- Helmets have been known to reduce the risk of fatalities in ATV accidents by 42 percent. They have also been known to reduce the possibility of a non-fatal head injury by 64 percent.
Insurance Issues in ATV Accidents
Almost always the insurance company will allege comparative fault or negligence against the accident victim. You need an experienced personal injury attorney who can successfully defeat the insurance company's claims of negligence either in court or before a lawsuit is ever necessary.
Often times, motor scooter and ATV accidents involve serious, permanent or catastrophic injuries that will need to be adequately proved and successfully negotiated by a personal injury attorney. First and foremost, an experienced lawyer will be able to identify any and all possible avenues for recovering compensation for the injured victim.