What Should You Do After a Motorcycle Accident?

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After a motorcycle accident, a biker should not speak to the car driver’s insurance agent without first consulting with their own attorney.

Should You Settle with a Trucking Company After an Accident?

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After a truck accident, the trucking company and its insurance carrier may offer a settlement to avoid litigation. Never accept a settlement without first speaking to an attorney. The insurance company will typically make an extremely low-ball settlement in the hopes of avoiding paying the victim’s actual damages.

Who is at Fault in a Pedestrian Accident?

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When a pedestrian is hit by a car, the victim and/or his or her family must contact an experienced attorney at once. The insurance company for the car driver is likely going to attempt to place the blame for the accident on the pedestrian to avoid paying a rightful claim.

What Can You Do After a Hit and Run Accident?

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After a hit and run accident that causes damages to your vehicle or injuries to a person, an uninsured motorist claim may be the best chance a person has of collecting reimbursement. However, even your own insurance company in a UM claim is not on your side, and may try to minimize or deny the […]

Why Should You Call a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

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There’s many reasons to call a lawyer after a car accident. One is that the insurance companies will do everything in their power to minimize or deny your payment. Another is discussed below; lawyers can preserve evidence and conduct independent investigations as to what happened and who was at fault.

What are the Driving Limits for Truck Drivers?

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Truck driver fatigue can cause serious accidents, which is why there are rules and regulations governing the hours of service and driving limits for truckers. However, some companies might pressure drivers to push the limits, which puts the driver and everyone else on the road at risk.

Is Your Car Being Recalled?

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When your car is listed on a recall, you should take it to the dealership as soon as possible. However, if you are injured due to a defective car or auto part, the manufacturer may still be liable to you, even if they instigated a voluntary recall.

Can an Object in the Road Cause a Bike Accident?

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Objects in the road, barriers, potholes or other encumbrances may be the cause of bicycle accidents. When this happens, the Department of Transportation, other government entities or private businesses in charge of maintaining the roads may be liable if a cyclist is injured.

How Do Insurance Companies Respond to a Truck Accident?

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After a truck accident, the trucking company that employs the driver and an insurance carrier will likely be at the scene within the hour. It is their goal to take control of the evidence to try to place the blame for the wreck elsewhere. After a truck accident, do not speak to the trucking company’s […]

Does Miami Have a Motorcycle Accident Problem?

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The city of Miami unfortunately experiences a high amount of motorcycle accidents. After a wreck, how do you determine who is at fault for the accident? In this video, attorney Julie Kane explains what a lawyer can do for an injured person after being hit on a motorcycle by a car.

Why are Cars With Takata Airbags Being Recalled?

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Takata airbags, used in millions of cars throughout the globe, including Honda, Toyota and more, have defects that can cause serious injury and death in the event of a car accident. The airbags can actually deploy shrapnel at the car driver and passengers upon deployment. In this video, attorney Curt Miner, who was appointed as […]

What Should a Cyclist Do After a Bike Accident?

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After a bicycle accident, if the cyclist is not taken to the emergency room right away, what should he or she do? Should you speak to the driver of the car that hit you? In this video, a bike accident lawyer offers guidance on the aftermath of a wreck.

How Bad is the Distracted Driving Problem?

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Distracted driving, including texting while driving, continues to be on the rise throughout the country. It may even be a larger problem than drunk driving, as so many people text while driving, even in areas where it is outlawed. In this video, a Georgia attorney explains how she sees distracted driving accidents all the time […]

Who is to Blame for a Truck Accident?

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In the aftermath of a truck accident that injures motorists in passenger cars, the trucking company and its insurance carrier will be looking to place the blame for the wreck elsewhere. Anyone hurt in a truck accident must contact an attorney immediately to make sure the accident evidence is secured and preserved.