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Orange County, CA Personal Injury Accident Lawyers

Orange County is the third most populated county in California behind only Los Angeles and San Diego.  According to the U.S. Census, the population of Orange County in 2019 was 3,175,692.

Anyone who lives in Orange County already knows that traffic accidents are a daily occurrence and requires drivers to be alert at all times because of so many vehicles on the roadways.

Below are some traffic accident statistics gathered from various sources that include the total number of accidents, number of injury accidents, number of fatal accidents, types of accidents (bicycle, pedestrian, motor vehicle, and motorcycle), cause of accidents and the day and time of accidents.

$6,000,000 – Auto v. Auto/Truck

Auto accident | Rear-End Accident – Back Injury
Our client was driving on the 91 freeway when traffic began to slow down.  Our client was rear-ended and pushed in the HOV lane where a Ford F-350 truck approached at 65 MPH striking her vehicle for a second time causing serious injury a thoracic spine burst fracture.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Should I hire an attorney after an accident?
    Yes, immediately hire an attorney after you have been in an accident, the insurance companies have attorneys and so should you.
  • What if I can’t pay for an attorney?
    We work on a contingency fee, meaning you will never owe us a penny until we will your case.
  • Can you help with my property damage?
    Yes, and we do not charge, it’s a complimentary service while we represent you for your personal injury claim.
  • What do I do if I can’t work after an accident?
    You have many options we can discuss, one of which is a cash advance from a funding company we work with.
  • I need medical treatment that I can’t afford, what do I do?
    We will schedule with the best medical providers in the industry that will work on a lien, meaning we pay them when your case settles out of the settlement proceeds.
  • I have an attorney that I don’t like, can I switch attorneys?
    Yes, and we will handle the switch for you.  There will be no additional costs for you to switch.
  • I was in an accident and I don’t know whose fault it is?
    Don’t worry, call us, our consultations are free of charge.
  • Insurance companies are calling me after my accident and want information, should I respond?
    No, do not respond until you talk to us, we respond to the insurance companies for our clients.
  • Should I take pictures at the scene of the accident?
    Yes, take lots of pictures of the damage to your car and injuries to yourself.  We use those pictures to win your case.
  • Can I recover lost wages?
    Yes, if you miss work because of injuries related to an accident then we will make sure you are compensated for those losses.

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Orange County, CA Traffic Accidents - 2019

Overall Orange County, CA Traffic Accidents

  • 12,155  
  • Total Victims  17,190 Injured
  • State Highway  4,754 (39.1%)  
  • Ped Collisions  678 (5.6%)  
  • Bike Collisions  705 (5.8%)  
  • Motorcycle Collisions  809 (6.7%)

How many injury accidents in Orange County, CA?

In 2019 there were a total of 12,155 injury accidents, with a total of 17,190 people reporting injuries.

How many fatal accidents in Orange County CA?

There were 151 fatal accidents in Orange County in 2019 which was 1.24 of all reported traffic accidents.
Collision Severity
1 – Fatal1511.24%
2 – Injury (Severe)6695.50%
3 – Injury (Other Visible)400632.96%
4 – Injury (Complaint of Pain)732960.30%

What are the most common types of accidents in Orange County, CA?

In 2019 the most common type of accidents in Orange County were rear end accidents with 4,642 or 38.19% of total accidents. Broadside accidents were the second most common with 3,395 or 27.93% of all accidents. Other types of accidents include: sideswipe (1143), hit object (1060), head-on (626), vehicle/pedestrian (614), overturned (289).
Type of Collision
– – Not Stated1211.00%
A – Head-On6265.15%
B – Sideswipe11439.40%
C – Rear End464238.19%
D – Broadside339527.93%
E – Hit Object10608.72%
F – Overturned2892.38%
G – Vehicle/Pedestrian6145.05%
H – Other2652.18%

What day and time do the most accidents occur in Orange County, CA?

As can be expected the most accidents in Orange County occured during the work week (Monday - Friday) in 2019. Most accidents occured on Tuesdays between the hours of 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Daily afternoon rush hour is when most accidents tend to occur in Orange County.

What are the most common causes of accidents in Orange County, CA?

In 2019 the most common cause of accidents by far in Orange County was "unsafe speed" accounting for 4,406 or 36% of total accidents. Failure of right of way was the second most common cause resulting in 1,984 or 16% of all accidents. Other causes of accidents include: improper turning (1364), traffic signals and signs (1166), driving under the influence of alcohol DUI or drugs (1002), unsafe lane changes (562), pedestrian right of way (265).
PCF Violation
00 – Unknown3673.03%
01 – Driving or Bicycling Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drug10028.27%
02 – Impeding Traffic60.05%
03 – Unsafe Speed440636.35%
04 – Following Too Closely800.66%
05 – Wrong Side of Road2331.92%
06 – Improper Passing350.29%
07 – Unsafe Lane Change5624.64%
08 – Improper Turning136411.25%
09 – Automobile Right of Way198416.37%
10 – Pedestrian Right of Way2652.19%
11 – Pedestrian Violation2081.72%
12 – Traffic Signals and Signs11669.62%
13 – Hazardous Parking30.02%
14 – Lights30.02%
15 – Brakes20.02%
16 – Other Equipment60.05%
17 – Other Hazardous Violation800.66%
18 – Other Than Driver (or Pedestrian)1571.30%
21 – Unsafe Starting or Backing1471.21%
22 – Other Improper Driving450.37%

Guldjian & Fasel have helped countless individuals recover financially after injury accidents in cities throughout Orange County and Southern California! 

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