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Why are There More Car Accidents in Summer? 

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), August and September are the peak months of the year for car accidents.  The reasons for the increase are many, including the fact that there are many more vehicles on the road.  Particularly around resort areas such as shore towns, people are heading out for summer » Read More


Can a Car Accident Aggravate a Spine Condition Such as Spondylosis?

Car accidents can cause a wide range of personal injury, including broken bones, cuts and lacerations, organ damage, and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Spinal cord injuries are also common, particularly if the vehicles were traveling at a high speed and the force of impact was severe. In addition to the injuries that are directly caused » Read More


What Should I Do if I am in a Car Accident with a Police Car?

High-speed pursuits by law enforcement are often necessary to apprehend an individual who is breaking the law. Unfortunately, there are times when innocent motorists get caught in the crosshairs of these pursuits. If a motorist is hit by a police car, he or she can suffer serious personal injury, particularly if the police car was » Read More


How can New Drivers Stay Safe Behind the Wheel?

Getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage for teens, and one of the most significant steps toward independence. However, for the parents of the new driver, it can be a nerve-wracking experience. Having a driver’s license means that the teen driver no longer has the constant safety net of a parent sitting in » Read More


How Common are Car Accidents at Intersections?  

Busy intersections can have cars coming and going from four different directions, with some motorists driving straight through the intersection and others turning right or left. The busier the intersection, the greater the risk for an accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 40 percent of car accidents in the United » Read More


What Happens if I Cannot Work Because of My Car Accident Injuries?

Car accidents can be physically, emotionally, and financially devastating. Even if the victim and the at-fault driver have insurance, there may be disagreements between the insurers and other delays in getting compensation. This is especially troubling when the victim cannot work because of personal injury. It does not matter if the victim worked part-time, full-time, » Read More


What Do I Need to Know About Wrong-Way Car Accidents?

A wrong-way car accident occurs when a motorist drives in the opposite direction of traffic on a highway, resulting in a serious collision with a vehicle that is traveling in the right direction. Oftentimes, this can cause a high-speed head-on collision. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA), up to 400 car accident fatalities are » Read More


What are the Top Safety Tips for Spring Driving?

Spring has arrived, and the changing season is the perfect time for motorists to make sure that their vehicle is in good working order. The winter weather can cause a lot of wear and tear on a vehicle, so it is important to make sure that the tires, brakes, engine, and all the other parts » Read More


What are the Most Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 6,200 pedestrians were fatally injured in car accidents in 2019. Pedestrians are particularly vulnerable to serious or fatal personal injuries if they are hit by a car because there is nothing protecting them from the impact of an accident. Even if a motor vehicle is » Read More


Can I Be Compensated for Injuries that Appear Later?

Car accidents can be extremely stressful, whether the accident was a minor fender-bender or a serious collision that caused extensive property damage and life-threatening injuries. When events like this occur, stress causes the body to release adrenaline into the bloodstream. This hormone, also known as the fight or flight hormone. can temporarily mask feelings of » Read More