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Who is Liable for a Car Accident Involving an Illegally Parked Vehicle?

When two or more motorists are involved in a car accident, police are called to the scene and an accident report is filled out. Based on the details of the accident, police will determine who is at-fault for causing the accident. Once fault is established, the victim can proceed with filing a claim for compensation. » Read More


Should I Pursue Non-Economic Damages? 

If you have been injured in a car accident that was caused by another person’s negligence, you will likely be eligible for compensation. However, what many people may not realize is that you have a much better chance of receiving a full financial recovery by filing a personal injury lawsuit as opposed to accepting a » Read More


Tesla Crash Caused by Driver Inattention and Autopilot Design Flaw

In January 2018, a Tesla Model S slammed into the rear of an on-call fire truck on a California freeway. Fortunately, no one was injured, but there was significant damage to the front of the Tesla. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the cause of the accident was two-fold; the driver was relying » Read More


New Technology May Help Prevent Dangerous Backup Accidents

When people are overwhelmed, busy, and stressed out, they tend to become easily distracted. For example, if someone is running late for work, they may grab their coffee to go, jump in the car, and quickly back out of the driveway. Unfortunately, if the driver did not take the time to check the area behind » Read More


Toyota Issues Recalls Due to Defective Airbags

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Takata airbag recall was the largest safety recall in U.S. history. It was responsible for 16 deaths in the U.S., and at least 24 deaths and 300 injuries worldwide. Toyota recently announced that it is recalling 191,000 cars in the U.S. and Japan due to » Read More


Best Cars for Your Teen Driver

When it is time to shop for cars, parents and teen drivers tend to have differing perspectives on what the perfect vehicle might be. Many teens search for style in the most sporty or luxurious vehicle on the market, often to show off to their peers. However, parents often look beyond the aesthetics and search » Read More


Safety Priorities Auto Regulators Need to Address

Over the past two years, 7.5 million Americans were harmed and an additional 90,000 were fatally injured in traffic accidents. The U.S. Department of Transportation has yet to propose safety vehicle standards that could decrease injuries and fatalities. There are several factors that contribute to a car accident. Safety advocates believe that if there were » Read More


3D Dashboard Technology May Be Next for Car Safety

Bosch is amid development of a 3D dashboard display to make vehicles safer for drivers. Drivers with the dashboard display do not need 3D glasses to interpret the information, due to the passive 3D technology. The automotive supplier claims that this vehicular technology helps drivers better visualize their surroundings, which helps prevent motor vehicle accidents » Read More


Artificial Intelligence Helps Prevent Pedestrian Accidents

What if our mobile phones could prevent car accidents? That is the question researchers are tackling as they contemplate novel ways to stop crashes involving pedestrians. Not surprising given their widespread use, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) are taking center stage in the race to reduce avoidable collision fatalities. In plenty of accident scenarios » Read More


Car Accidents Involving Rideshare Vehicles

Rideshare companies, such as Uber and Lyft, make transportation easier than ever. However, due to the nature of the ridesharing business, things can get a bit complicated when an Uber or Lyft vehicle is involved in a car accident. To determine who is responsible for causing the accident, and whose insurance is going to pay » Read More