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

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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 […]

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 […]