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What Are the Risks of Driving on Underinflated Tires?

Part of being a safe and responsible car owner is making sure that your vehicle is well maintained, particularly as we head into the colder winter months. In addition to ensuring that the brakes work, the headlights and taillights are functioning properly, and all the necessary fluids have been topped off, it is crucial that » Read More

What Is Total Loss after a Car Accident?

Getting in a car accident is a stressful situation. There are potential injuries to deal with, but also damage to the vehicle. When the damages are severe enough, your car is deemed totaled, meaning the insurance company believes it is unrepairable and a total loss. After an accident, a driver will file a claim with » Read More

Why Is New Year’s Eve an Especially Dangerous Day to Drive?

According to the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 40 percent of fatal car accidents that occur between Christmas and New Year’s Eve involve drunk drivers. A statistic from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is just as concerning. The agency reports that more than 50 people are killed on in alcohol-related car » Read More

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

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