There have been 546 traffic fatalities in Georgia so far this year (2013). The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has auto accident fatality statistics show that the traffic deaths for 2013 are on about the same pace as the tragic deaths for 2011 and 2012 in Georgia. In 2011 there were 1,236 auto accident related deaths. In 2012, traffic fatalities in Georgia totaled 1,193.
Traffic deaths when caused by the negligence of another driver create wrongful death claims for the surviving spouse and children. Hiring an experienced attorney is critical whenever you have a wrongful death or personal injury claim. Atlanta wrongful death attorney, Richard Griffin, and his litigation firm, the Griffin Law Firm, specializes in wrongful death claims and will gladly provide a free wrongful death or personal injury consultation to anyone who calls 877-PAIN-LAW (877-724-6529).