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

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 […]

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 […]

Do NOT Trust This Person After a Car Accident

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The person you should not trust after a car accident is called a runner. It may seem like they are offering a helpful service, but the truth is, they are breaking the law. What Are “Runners”? A legal “runner” is someone who targets a particular personal injury victim in the hopes of obtaining contact information, […]

Proving Liability in a Defective Seat Belt Lawsuit

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Many months and possibly years of investigation go into a defective seat belt lawsuit. An accusation against an auto manufacturer isn’t a light matter. This was the case for one lawsuit, which awarded $5,000,000 to a claimant who accused Honda Motor Company of negligence. After a low speed rollover, the man struck his head against […]

Hit and Run Laws in Texas: Don’t Flee The Scene

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A hit and run accident occurs when you’re driving your car, minding your business, and another driver hits you and then drives off without as much as an apology or an exchange of information. If you’re ever in an auto accident, hit and run laws in Texas are very clear about what you must do […]

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Repeat Drunk Drivers in Colorado: Is the New Law Working?

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Theoretically, it should—but statistically, we’re looking at a completely different graph. Let’s be clear here, though, that with regard to the law, the sole purpose of passing statutes is to commonly serve as deterrents for crime and wrongdoing. And when legislators in Colorado decided to pass a new law in 2015 to make a fourth […]

Are E-Scooters Safe? CDC Studying Scooter Activity in Austin.

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Austin resident Joe Cardillo was riding a Lime scooter home from work when he fell off, scraping his hands and knees and rolling a good five to ten feet across the pavement. “I fell into the street on Riverside Drive at 5:30 rush hour,” Cardillo told CBS Austin. “I call Lime to tell them this […]

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Georgia Police Cracking Down on Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving is a serious problem. According to TeenSafe.com, distracted driving is responsible for 25 percent of all traffic fatalities. Many states have taken measures to prevent these types of car accidents. A law in Georgia called the “Hands-Free Georgia Act” simply makes it quite clear – you really do have to have your hands—both […]

What Should I Do After a Car Accident With an Uninsured Driver?

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It’s a fact that you’ll find plenty of drivers out there without car insurance. According to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, one in eight drivers is uninsured! Scary thought given that they can get into accidents and face serious issues of the medical and/or financial kind. If you happen to be on the receiving […]

Whiplash and Proven Ways to Help Your Personal Injury Case

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Whiplash is more serious than just a little temporary neck pain. Unfortunately, many people don’t take this type of injury seriously. The truth is, this severe jerking of the head back and then forward can cause a very problematic spine injury, and it can even be accompanied by a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Whiplash, itself, […]

Treated Poorly By Your Insurance? You Need a Bad Faith Insurance Lawyer

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We purchase insurance to protect ourselves in case we get hurt or if our property becomes damaged. Is your insurance company really looking out for your best interest? If you believe they aren’t being fair to you and actually just looking for reasons to shortchange you, that means you may be dealing with an insurance […]

Parents With Teens Beware: 100 Deadliest Days

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School is almost out, and teenagers are eager to enjoy more freedom and have fun with their friends. Plans are being made for road trips, drives to the beach or the lake, camping trips, music festivals, and other adventures. Some teenagers eager to claim independence are planning to drive back and forth among friends and […]