Plymouth Injury Lawyer
In Plymouth, Massachusetts, there were a total of 3,948 deaths reported in 2009. Of the people who died, Mass.gov reports 177 fatalities were premature deaths. A premature death is defined as a person dying before age 75. Based on the number of early fatalities in Plymouth, the premature death rate was 356.2 early deaths out of every 100,000 people.
A Plymouth personal injury lawyer can represent families of deceased victims who were killed due to negligence or a breach of legal duty. An attorney can also provide representation and advice to those who have been injured. An experienced attorney at the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman is here to help so call as soon as possible after your injury.Plymouth Personal Injury Risks
According to Mass.gov, 2,820 Massachusetts residents died from injuries in 2008. There were many causes of injury, including:
- Poisonings, including drug overdoses, which account for 31 percent of fatalities resulting from injury.
- Falls, which account for 18 percent of fatalities resulting from injury.
- Motor vehicle collisions, which account for 13 percent of fatalities from injury.
- Suffocation, which accounts for 12 percent of fatalities from injury.
- Firearm accidents, which account for eight percent of injury-related fatalities.
In Plymouth, four people died in 2011 motor vehicle accidents, according to City Data. In 2010, another three people in the city of Plymouth lost their lives in deadly vehicle crashes. These crashes often occur if drivers make unreasonably dangerous choices or don’t follow the laws related to driving. The Plymouth Police Department reports issuing 6,375 citations over the course of 2012, which demonstrates how many motorists may be taking careless risks.
Other causes of injury can include unsafe properties; defective products; drugs with unexpected side effects; and dangerous dogs.Getting Help from a Plymouth Personal Injury Lawyer
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital is located in Plymouth, MA. According to US News Health, a total of 51,164 people visited the emergency room of this 155-bed hospital over the course of the year. Many of the ER trips resulted from accidents and injuries. In total, the hospital had 9,498 admissions over the year, many of which were victims who needed acute or long-term care after suffering injury.
A Plymouth injury lawyer can help those who suffer serious injury get the compensation they need to make a recovery and provide for their family. Plymouth is a place in the United States that is very famous because it is where the Pilgrim’s first arrived and settled on the Mayflower. Unfortunately, large numbers of tourists face potential injury. Both residents and visitors alike deserve to be compensated if they are hurt due to negligence or a failure to fulfill a legal duty. Your lawyer can help you to determine who is responsible and can work to make your case for damages.
Schedule your free consultation with a Plymouth personal injury lawyer at the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman. Call (617) 367-2900 or contact us online.