Rancho Cordova Personal Injury Lawyer – Car Accident Attorney
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Attorney Michael Rehm
For visitors, Rancho Cordova is an ideal place for a weekend getaway. Swimming or paddle boarding on scenic Lake Natoma and bike rides on the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail have a restorative effect on mind and body. Visitors and residents alike refuel at the end of a busy day with locally brewed beer and wood fired pizza.
About 4,000 businesses employ Rancho Cordova residents. Other residents commute to Sacramento or other nearby cities. Fortunately, visitors and residents in Rancho Cordova tend to be careful drivers. Unfortunately, even good drivers have careless moments that lead to traffic accidents.
Rancho Cordova Traffic Accidents
California's Office of Traffic Safety keeps track of collisions in California cities. In the most recent year analyzed by OTS, 342 traffic accident victims were killed or injured in Rancho Cordova.
How does that accident rate compare to other California cities? The OTS compared Rancho Cordova to 102 cities of roughly similar size. After adjusting for population and miles driven, the OTS ranked Rancho Cordova as having the 77th worst rate of accident injuries. In other words, only 25 cities in the same group had a better ranking.
Pedestrians tend to be safer in Rancho Cordova than in many other California cities. The city's 18 pedestrian injury accidents caused OTS to rank Rancho Cordova as having the 79th worst pedestrian injury rate among 102 comparable cities.
Rancho Cordova's rate of alcohol-involved accidents is also encouraging. Only 25 of the 342 accidents involved drivers who had been drinking. While that is 25 too many, only 19 cities earned a better ranking from OTS for alcohol-involved collisions.
Motorcycle and Bicycle Accidents in Rancho Cordova
Rancho Cordova's motorcycle accident rate is less impressive than its overall ranking. Based on 18 injury accidents involving motorcycles, the OTS ranked Rancho Cordova as having the 59th worst rate of motorcycle accidents among 102 comparable cities.
Rancho Cordova's bicycle accident rate is comparable to its motorcycle accident rate. The OTS ranked Rancho Cordova 58th for bicycle accidents that cause injury or death.
Rancho Cordova Traffic Accident Lawsuits
Accident injuries are often life changing. Sometimes they are life ending. Wrongful Death Attorney Michael Rehm can help accident victims and their families bring claims for compensation against the driver who caused the accident. More than 2,000 traffic accident lawsuits were filed in Sacramento County during the last reported fiscal year. In that same year, almost 1,800 traffic accident lawsuits were resolved. Nearly all of those were settled, but 64 cases went to trial. About 71% of cases were resolved within one year after the lawsuit was filed, while 88% were resolved within two years.
For representation on all personal injury matters in Rancho Cordova CA, call Attorney Michael Rehm at (916) 233-7346. Attorney Michael Rehm was born and raised in Sacramento, and is available for home, office or hospital visits, or by phone/zoom.
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