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Visalia Auto Accident Attorneys – Law Offices of Nadrich & Cohen
Visalia is a city located in California’s San Joaquin Valley and is home to more than 130,000 people. With its proximity to the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Sequoia, Yosemite and Kings Canyon, there is a lot of traffic on surrounding highways. The increase in traffic has resulted in a steady increase in car accidents in Visalia and the surrounding communities.
The Visalia Auto Accident Attorneys of Nadrich & Cohen are here to help you should you or a loved one ever be involved in a car accident. Our lawyers work solely on a contingency basis, so there’s never an upfront charge for our services. We only collect a fee if a recovery is made. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, call (559) 553-6699 now to speak with a member of our legal team.
Highway 99 Vehicle Accidents
Highway 99 is the major freeway serving Visalia and connects residents to Fresno and Bakersfield. Highway 99 was recently ranked as the deadliest stretch of highway in the U.S. due to the number of fatal accidents that annually occur along this roadway.
Traffic Accidents In Visalia, California
In 2014, 602 people were injured or killed in Visalia traffic accidents. Of these, 60 involved alcohol and 28 involved motorcycles. Forty-one pedestrians and 39 bicyclists were injured or killed. Speed was the main cause of 88 accidents. There were 28 hit and run accidents.
traffic accidents, especially deadly ones, were on the rise in Visalia in 2015. Fatal accidents and pedestrian accidents increased from 2014.
In 2009, Tulare County was ranked 10thin the state for having the greatest number of fatal accidents, with 74. Many of these crashes occur at intersections.
Most Dangerous Intersections In Tulare County
Statistics have found that there are several dangerous roads in Tulare County that have been the locations of the most crashes. They include the following.
- 69 crashes at the intersection of Noble Avenue and Road 156 in Visalia
- 63 crashes at the intersection of J Street and Prosperity Avenue in Tulare
- 61 crashes at the intersection of Road 120 and Avenue 416
However, it is not believed that the roads are unsafe. California Highway Patrol officers place the blame on negligent drivers. Distracted driving is on the rise due to increased cell phone use, and it’s claiming thousands of lives every year.
Dangers of Distracted Driving
Distracted driving is defined as any activity that diverts your attention away from the act of driving. Texting is the most common form of distracted driving, and also the most dangerous, as it takes your eyes off the road for five seconds at a time. As many as 660,000 people in the United States use cell phones while driving.
However, eating, drinking, reading and changing radio stations are also distractions. In 2015, 3,477 people were killed and another 391,000 were injured due to distracted driving.
Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer from Nadrich & Cohen
Injuries caused by someone’s negligence can lead to significant damages. You may be dealing with property damage, medical bills, lost income, and pain and suffering. Many victims suffer from disfigurement and disability, which can negatively affect one’s life. Without financial compensation from the negligent party, you may never become whole again.
That’s why the right legal help is so important. The personal injury lawyers at Nadrich& Cohen have helped thousands of clients recover the compensation they need to recover and move on with their lives. The types of injury cases we specialize in include:
- Personal injury
- Wrongful death
- Auto accidents
- Nursing home neglect & abuse
- Dangerous premises
- Roundup pesticide lymphoma
- Other hazardous exposures
We have been helping personal injury victims since 1990. We have offices all over California, including Visalia, so we’re local to you. We can handle all types of cases, big and small.
Nadrich & Cohen works on a contingency basis, so you have nothing to lose financially. You don’t pay us unless you win. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional customer service. In fact, call us anytime. We are available 24/7 to answer your questions.