ATV accidents in Alabama are a summer risk. Our personal injury attorneys understand that there are ATVs all over this state during this time of the year. We typically see more ATV accidents during this time of the year because kids are out of school and many residents are out enjoying summer vacations. Both parties are likely to hop on their ATV and head out.
With more riders there are more risks for accidents. The problem is a little more serious than some might think. As a matter of fact, there were more than 780 people who died in ATV accidents across the country in 2009. According to ATVSafety.gov, another 132,000 people were injured in these kinds of accidents. The state of Alabama sees its fair share of riding accidents, particularly during summer and fall months.
There were more than 50 ATV accident fatalities reported in the state from 2/?p=1007 to 2009.