- Detroit Car Accident Lawyers & Detroit Auto Accident Analysis
- April 11, 2011 | Authors: Daniel L. Buckfire; Lawrence J. Buckfire
- Law Firm: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. - Southfield Office
Our Detroit car accident lawyers represent individuals injured in automobile accidents in Detroit and the Detroit area. This includes claims for both personal injuries against a negligent driver and for Michigan No-Fault Insurance benefits against automobile insurance company responsible for paying medical bills, lost wages, and other benefits.
Choosing Your Detroit Car Accident Lawyer
The key to winning your Detroit car accident case is to choose the best possible lawyer. This is often the difference between receiving a fair settlement or no settlement. Our Detroit auto accident lawyers have achieved the highest possible rating for ability and integrity in the legal profession and have been rated “Superb” by the top lawyer internet rating service.
Obtain Accident Report After Detroit Car Accident
As part of any Detroit car accident case or any Michigan auto insurance claim, it is necessary to obtain the police traffic accident report. Our Detroit car accident lawyers routinely obtains these for our clients who have been injured in an auto accident.
These are available to you by simply contacting the police agency and requesting the report. There is usually a small fee for the report. For a car accident that occurred in Detroit, you should request the traffic crash report at the following location:
Detroit Police Department
1300 Beaubien, Police Headquarters
Detroit, MI 48226
Detroit Auto Accident Analysis
The number of car accidents in Detroit is extremely significant and the injuries from those accidents are often severe. The statistics were tallied by SEMCOG and are worth noting.
There were a total of 22,347 traffic accidents in the year of 2008. Of those traffic crashes, 6,681 were accidents in which an injury was occurred. Statistics show that in the city of Detroit, the largest number of car accidents occurred on Friday's, with a total of 3,637 accidents, followed by Saturday's (3,600) and Tuesday's (3,291) car accidents.
Between the hours of 3 p.m. and 6 pm, most car accidents occurred (4,594) while the months of February and March proved to be the most dangerous months for driving, the most auto accidents occur in those months.
Detroit Car Accident Locations - Most Dangerous
In Detroit, ranked by a five year total, 2004-2008, the most dangerous intersections for car accidents were:
Intersection of Davison St. West at Linwood St. (232 accidents)
Intersection of 7 Mile Rd. East at Van Dyke St. (194 accidents)
Intersection of Conner St. at Gratiot Ave. (190 accidents)
Intersection of Livernois Ave. at McNichols Rd. West (179 accidents)
Intersection of Greenfield at Warren Ave. West (176 accidents)
Finding Your Detroit Car Accident Lawyer
Victims of auto accidents do have legal rights and should pursue them immediately after the accident. When choosing your Detroit lawyer, it is key to choose the right lawyer so that you may receive a fair settlement. Your car accident lawyer can also help you receive all of your No-Fault Insurance benefits, including medical expenses and lost wages.