Car Accident articles cover how to file an accident claim, insurance requirements, and also comparative and contributory negligence laws.

Where Are Colorado’s Most Dangerous Roads?

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With the holidays not too far away and road trips on the horizon, now is a good time to review some data to help you prepare for traveling. An organization called ASecureLife, which reviews online security systems, analyzed three years’ worth of data on summer driving (2015 to 2017) to identify the most dangerous roads […]

WARNING: Your Kia Optima May Be Unsafe!

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Do you own a Kia Optima built between the dates of May 21, 2018 through May 29, 2019? If so, your vehicle may have a very serious defect that could result in injury or death. Though the company says it is currently unaware of any car accidents that have occurred related to this defect, it […]

Millions STILL Haven’t Replaced Their Takata Airbags. Have You?

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You may have heard about the Takata airbag recall from a few years ago. More than 150 vehicle models from 19 different automakers contain the airbags, which were reported to explode on days of high heat. The reason for this auto defect? To explain, it helps to understand how airbags work. Behind the airbag itself […]

Why You Shouldn’t Tweet After a Car Accident

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If you’ve been in a bad car accident, the road to recovery can take a while. If you make this common mistake after your accident, you’re going to delay it further. If you’ve sustained some major injuries, you need to be able to prove that these injuries are taking a toll on your life for […]

Risks Your Teen Driver Faces During the 100 Deadliest Days

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The time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day is often referred to as the “100 Deadliest Days” for drivers. During this period of time, the risk of a driver getting into a fatal car accident is elevated. In the past five years, nearly 3,500 people were killed in car accidents involving teenage drivers during […]

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How Poor Road Design Causes Car Accidents

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There are many factors that can cause car accidents: drunk driving, icy roads, texting while driving, or a defect in the car, just to name a few. But did you know that the road itself could also be the cause of the accident? Poor road design is a form of negligence that can have serious […]

What If I’m in a Car Accident While on the Clock?

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Are employers ever responsible if their employees are involved in car accidents? The short answer? Yes. But not always. There are a couple factors that must be true for your employer to be liable for damages sustained in a car accident. When is Your Employer Liable? Here is an example to demonstrate a situation where […]

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How the HERO Program Can Help Stalled Cars on the Highway

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One of the scariest things that can happen to someone out on the highway is their car stalling in the middle of nowhere. Tragically, many drivers do not carry the tools to fix their automobile after a stall. Fortunately, an Atlanta program can help drivers stranded on the road. The HERO Program in Atlanta, GA, […]

Four Critically Injured in Fatal North Hills Hit and Run Crash

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Francisco Hernandez Rivas, 48, a father of two, was killed and four others were critically injured in a Father’s Day hit-and-run crash in North Hills, which officials said, involved suspected a drunk driver. According to a KTLA.com report, the fatal crash occurred when a sedan was speeding north on Haskell Avenue before running a red […]

What If I’m Injured in an Uber or Lyft Car Accident?

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Rideshear apps like Uber and Lyft continue to grow in popularity. According to BusinessOfApps.com, 14 million Uber rides happen every day. Since you’re riding in someone else’s vehicle while using a company’s service, what happens if a car accident happens while you’re on the road? Insurance Coverage for Uber or Lyft Passengers If you’re a […]

The Best Bikes for Beginners

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Getting into biking, whether you are doing so for fun or for functionality, can be intimidating. With so many options available, how do you know where to start? While a clerk at the local bike shop can help narrow down the choices, do some quick overview of the basics beforehand so you know what they’re […]

California Law: What If I’m in a Rental Car Accident?

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You’d think that you would be covered; that’s not always the case unless you always read the fine print and purchase the extra that’s offered when renting a car. By ‘purchase’, we explicitly mean that if you’re ‘offered’ third-party liability insurance coverage, that doesn’t mean you’re actually covered. You have to accept that coverage and […]

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How Colorado is Fighting Distracted Driving

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Colorado state officials are currently pushing for a campaign that motivates drivers to simply put that smartphone down. After all, what causes the vast majority of distracted driving? Mobile devices. Distracted Driving Statistics That Might Surprise You The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) reported an alarming average of 43 daily car accidents all over the state […]

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Never Flee the Scene of an Accident

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Never flee the scene of the accident. There is an element of fear behind hit and runs; no one wants to get “caught.” However, trying to flee can only make things much, much worse. Such was the case in a recent accident in Hoboken, NJ, involving a 66-year-old driver, a collision into a building, and […]

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What to Do After a Red Light Running Accident

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Red light running accidents are not only common, but serious. Do your due diligence in exchanging information and seeking the assistance of an attorney—whether you’re at fault or not—as it may make the difference in the case of a lawsuit. The fact is there are many laws in Texas related to traffic for stop signs […]

Interview: What to Do After a Drunk Driving Accident

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A drunk driving accident creates confusion, stress, and frustration. No one’s truly prepared for this kind of disruption to their lives, and it’s natural for a victim to have many questions about what to do next. That’s why we spoke to someone who’s helped victims down this road many times. John H. Jack Hickey is […]

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Trial or Settlement: Which Option is Best?

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It’s understandable that many attorneys would prefer to settle a case over taking it to trial. It’s easier, faster, and overall less stressful. The downside? By settling, you are potentially giving up a far more lucrative trial verdict. If you’re shopping for a lawyer, you might want to find a professional that not only has […]

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Taking This Pledge Against Distracted Driving May Be the Most Important Thing You Ever Do

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We often take for granted the privilege we have to get behind the wheel. Every time we hit the road, we have a responsibility to always put safety first and focus on the task at hand. Unfortunately, we often neglect that responsibility, especially in the age of smartphones, texting, and social media. Texting and Driving […]