A car accident often results in serious personal injury. The worst Boston car accidents result in one of more fatalities. These fatal Boston car crashes will obviously be emotionally devastating for friends and family, but they can be financially upending as well. They decedent will no longer be there to work and provide money for his or her family and there will also be all of the costs associated with the burial. These are all types of damages that can be claimed in a car accident wrongful death action filed under the legal theory of negligence.
According to a report from the Mayor’s Office for the City of Boston, as part of the Vision Zero program, the city estimates 25 people are killed annually – and nearly half of them are pedestrians. The name Vision Zero comes from the vision of the program to reduce the number of traffic-related fatalities down to zero.