Car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers aged 16 – 20. In 2018, 2,121 people were killed in accidents involving teen drivers (15- 18 years old). Teen drivers are generally just learning how to be on the road and drive safely, so it is logical that they’d get into more accidents than the average driver. However, that’s not a consolation when you are the one involved in a teen driver accident.
Thompson Law Firm can help. Our offices are conveniently located in Chandler, Peoria, and North Phoenix, and we can meet in-person or over the phone or video call. You can contact us for a free consultation, or read on to find out more about teenage-driver-involved car accidents in Arizona.
By the way, we will also help with other problems that have cost you sleep, like getting a rental car very soon and finding a nearby doctor who can help you. Even the best legal team isn’t good enough if your quality of life isn’t sustainable while justice and compensation are on the way. The whole point of legal action is to regain quality of life, so we help you long-term as attorneys and short-term as your go-to people.
In 2018 in Arizona, there were 17,014 16 – 19 year old teens involved in car crashes, accounting for 13% of all car accidents.
There are 7 major causes of teen driver accidents.
Parents must insure their teens for a rate of no less than $100,000 per person, and $300,000 per accident. By signing for the teen to receive a driver’s license, the adult takes responsibility for:
In the event of a car accident in which the teen is considered at fault, the parents will be liable for any repairs, medical bills, and other compensation that may be required.
A teen driver is (usually) under their parent’s insurance. If you get into an accident with a teenage driver who does not either have their own insurance or who is not on their parents’ insurance plan, the parents will be held liable for any compensation.
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At the Thompson Law Firm, we have more than 10 years of experience helping clients obtain compensation for their personal injuries, including those from teenage driver accidents. When you’re ready to talk, please contact our office to arrange a free initial consultation by phone or at our Chandler office.
If you have been in a teen driver accident, contact Thompson Law Firm in Chandler, AZ to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. We provide personal injury legal services to clients in the greater Phoenix area including Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Peoria.
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