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Who Is Most Likely to be Involved in a Distracted Driving Accident?

At some point, you have probably looked over and seen the driver next to you talking on the phone or reading a text message. You may have even seen this happen as you were driving on a highway where motorists are driving at a speed of 65 mph or higher. Talking and texting on the » Read More

What Is the Average Car Accident Settlement in Maryland?

Car accidents can be stressful, and even traumatic experiences, particularly if the accident caused extensive property damage and serious personal injury. Once the initial shock of the collision has worn off and you are able to assess the damage, you will likely have a lot of questions about how the repairs to your vehicle are » Read More

How Dangerous Is Aggressive Driving?

It is likely that you will encounter or witness at least one aggressive driver every time you are out driving somewhere. This could involve someone tailgating another vehicle, a speedster running a stop sign, or something much worse. In the majority of cases no one gets hurt, but in too many instances serious and fatal » Read More

Who is Liable if a City Bus Hits My Bike?

Although a lot of people enjoy bicycling, many more would except for one thing: the fear of colliding with a vehicle. Would-be cyclists often do not feel safe because roads are inadequate for cycling. While some cities have gone to great lengths to dedicate bicycle lanes on major thoroughfares, many have not. Still, many people » Read More

Am I Liable if a Friend Has an Accident with My Car?

You did a nice gesture and let a friend borrow your car, but something unfortunate happened. They got into a car accident. Not only is your friendship in jeopardy, but also you are left with costly and inconvenient auto repairs, not to mention a likely increase in your car insurance. It is not always easy » Read More

My Ribs Were Fractured in a Car Accident. Now What?

Broken ribs are one the most common types of personal injury caused by car accidents. A motorist can suffer a broken rib when the force of the impact causes the chest area to hit the steering wheel, or from the extreme force of the seat belt against the chest if the accident was a high-speed » Read More

What are the Main Distractions in Distracted Driving Accidents?

We all know that distracted driving is dangerous. Taking your eyes off the road for just a few seconds at highway speeds can mean you drive the length of a football field without seeing what is happening. Too many drivers today allow themselves to be distracted. And when they do, they are more likely to » Read More

What Steps Should I Take if I Have Shoulder Pain after a Car Accident?

Car accidents can cause injuries ranging from minor cuts and bruises to broken bones and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). The force of impact causes trauma to various parts of the body, particularly if the vehicles involved were traveling at a high speed. One area of the body that is often affected is the shoulder. Any » Read More

What are Permanent Disabilities Caused by a Car Accident?

A car accident can be over in mere seconds or minutes, but sometimes the consequences can last for a lifetime. Victims of car accidents who end up with permanent disabilities because of their injuries can face major, overwhelming life changes that leave them unable to work or carry out the daily activities of living without » Read More

What are the Effects of Brain Injuries after a Car Accident?

According to one source, more than half of reported traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in the United States happen as a result of a car accident. Brain injuries occur when the skull is fractured by the force of the crash or penetrated by another object, or when the brain collides against the skull causing serious bruising » Read More