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Sacramento County Tragedy: Nadine Perkins Dies in Traffic Accident

Car accident in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, CA – Authorities in Sacramento County released the identity of the victim in a fatal car accident as 93-year-old Nadine Dunn Perkins. The Somerset resident lost her life on May 1 due to injuries sustained in a collision. The details leading up to the incident are still under investigation as local law enforcement works to uncover the cause.

As the United States saw its highest number of road deaths in 16 years during 2021, the aftermath of such accidents has become a grave concern. In previous years, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicate that predominant causes of fatal accidents were speeding, impaired driving, improper lane usage, failure to yield the right of way, and distracted driving.

Following the investigation into the crash that claimed the life of Perkins, her family could potentially file a wrongful death claim. Such claims allow for the pursuit of compensation related to loss of companionship, pain, suffering, and emotional distress due to the unexpected passing of a loved one. The final assessment of liability and the decision to move forward with legal action depend on the investigation’s outcome.

It is not uncommon for insurance companies to offer settlements or deny claims to those not versed in legal matters. It is advisable for those affected by such losses to seek expert legal guidance to navigate the complexities of wrongful death claims and secure justice and fair compensation.

Source: The Legal Advocate