Help Center Auto Accidents

Auto Accidents impact nearly everyone in the United States each year.  With 6.2 million motor vehicle accidents just last year and 2.2 million of those accidents resulting in injury, there's a good chance that you or someone you know will either be involved in an accident, know someone involved in an accident, or be a witness to an accident this year.  More importantly, motor vehicle accidents in the U.S. result in close to 40,000 deaths each year.  For Americans aged 4 to 34, motor vehicle accidents are consistently the number one cause of death.

Given the serious consequences of all automobile and other motor vehicle accidents and injuries, InjuryBoard has gathered the following information to help you and your family stay safe and protect yourselves from the physical, emotional, and financial struggles that may result.  With this information, you will be able to make better choices when on the road and know what steps to take in the event of a collision. To help you stay safe and learn more, the information in this Help Center is broken down into the following five easy-to-understand articles:

In each of these articles you will find expert analysis, key strategies, and bottom line advice to help you navigate through the challenging and often confusing process from the scene of the accident all the way to a successful resolution of all the issues that come from even a simple accident.   By reading and putting this information into practice you will be well on your way to keeping your family safe while making the best possible decisions in situations when an accident or injury has already occurred.

Safety and Prevention

Learn practical steps to keep your family safe and help avoid auto accidents and prevent injuries.

What to Do After an Accident

Find out what to do when an accident occurs and how to get the help you need.

Medical Issues

Discover what to expect from doctors and hospitals and read about some post-accident issues that may arise.

Insurance Issues

Get information on various car insurance coverage types, and learn to navigate the claims process.

Legal Issues

Learn about your legal rights and how the system works.

Rollover Accidents

10 Deadliest Cities
Total Traffic Fatalities in a Single Year
(Source: NHTSA, 2005)

1. New York  6. Dallas 
2. Los Angeles  7. Jacksonville 
3. Houston  8. San Antonio 
4. Chicago  9. Detroit 
5. Phoenix  10. San Diego