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Financial Implications of a Car Accident

Car accidents continue to be an unfortunate reality, despite advances in safety technology. They can cause significant property damage and severe injuries. In addition to physical injury, the financial impact of a car accident can be devastating, particularly if one or both motorists have little or no insurance. There are steps motorists can take to » Read More


Pursuing a Wrongful Death Claim After a Fatal Car Accident

Advances in safety technology have made today’s motor vehicles safer than ever. From blind spot detection and lane departure warnings to emergency brake assist and adaptive cruise control, these are just a few examples of safety features that are available in new cars. Unfortunately, car accidents continue to occur as a result of human error » Read More


Young People More Likely to Cause Drowsy Driving Car Accidents

Drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as drunk driving, yet most motorists can probably remember a time when they drove home late at night, or after a long shift at work, and began to feel the physical and mental effects of being tired. From the heavy eyelids and slower reaction time to the decreased » Read More


When is an Injury Considered Catastrophic?

Car accidents can cause a range of serious injuries, from lacerations and broken bones to internal bleeding and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). While these injuries can cause a great deal of pain and discomfort, the injured person will usually make a full recovery and return to their daily activities. Catastrophic injuries are different from serious » Read More


Soft Tissue Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

If you were involved in a car accident, you know that even a minor fender bender can be a stressful and traumatic event. In most cases, fender-benders and other minor car accidents do not result in serious, life-threatening injuries. However, they can cause soft tissue injuries, which occur when the impact of the crash causes » Read More


Understanding Liability in Rear-End Car Accidents

Rear-end accidents are the most common type of car accident, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This is likely because so many drivers are distracted by their phones, GPS units, and other electronic devices. When a driver’s attention is not on the road ahead, they are more likely to rear-end a vehicle » Read More


What Should I Know About Car Seat Installation?

One of the most effective ways to protect your children when they are in the car is to make sure that they are properly secured in an age and weight-appropriate car seat. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in children but using a car seat can help prevent serious injuries and » Read More


Strategies for Reaching a Successful Car Accident Claim

At some point in your life, it is likely that you will either be involved in a car accident or witness one first-hand. Car accidents continue to be an unfortunate reality on roads and highways across the country, which is why it is in your best interest to be prepared for such an event, rather » Read More


How Long Will I Be Sore After an Accident?

After being in a car accident, most people will have experienced some form of physical trauma. The amount of pain experienced after an accident provides little indication of the severity of injury. It is also a poor indicator of how someone will feel in the days and weeks after the accident. Car crashes will cause » Read More


Safety Tips When Traveling with Pets

Pets are part of the family; therefore, it is important to ensure their safety when traveling in a vehicle. However, there are no safety requirements for keeping animals restrained when traveling in cars the way there are for humans. This puts both animals and drivers at serious risk. Getting into a car accident when animals » Read More