Tag Archives: car accidents

Know the Stats and put your Fears in Check

We are all, consciously or subconsciously, afraid of something. While some people have very specific, individualized fears, there are some events and/or things that are known to invoke fear and/or anxiety amongst the masses. Each year the National Safety Council puts together a chart, ‘Odds of Dying’, which outlines your odds of dying based on -->

Preparing for Your Summer Road Trip

Packing up for a road trip this summer? The checklist below may help to keep you and your family/friends safe on your journey.  Planning Ahead •    Have you mapped out your trip? You may find your GPS suggest roads that are dangerous/difficult to navigate, like the Taconic Parkway (link to blog). See if there are -->

The Various Types of Car Accidents

Thousands of car accidents happen on a daily basis in the United States. They can occur for many different reasons, to anyone and at any time. While car accident statistics can be alarming, understanding the common types of car accidents can lead to awareness and prevention. If you or someone you know has been injured -->

Liability for Accidents Caused by Falling Asleep at the Wheel

Thousands of drivers get behind the wheel every day feeling tired, but not anticipating that anything serious will happen due to their fatigue. However, drowsy driving has become one of the leading causes of serious car accident injuries in the United States. While these accidents have become very common, determining liability in drowsy driving accidents -->

Tips for Avoiding Car Accidents on Icy Roads

Any type of car accident can be extremely dangerous. However, driving on icy roads is one of the most common causes of car accidents with catastrophic results. While the statistics of such accidents are unfortunate, accidents caused by icy roads can be prevented. If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident -->

No Doubt Liability in Car Accidents

Proving liability in car accident claims can be challenging. However, depending on the specific parameters of the accident, proving liability may not be necessary at all. This is due to a factor called no doubt liability, in which it is almost guaranteed that the other party is held liable without any argument from the insurance -->

How Witnesses Play a Role in Car Accident Cases

Witness evidence can be one of the strongest types of evidence in any car accident situation. More often than not, the only witnesses involved in such occurrences are the drivers of the two vehicles, making it one driver’s word against the other. Should this be the case, it is often difficult for either side’s testimony -->

Hiring a Car Accident Attorney

When you’ve been involved in a car accident, it is important to consider hiring a car accident attorney to represent you. A reputable car accident attorney may be able to help you recover compensation for any damages incurred in your accident, while dealing with all of the paperwork and communicating with insurance companies. If you -->

The Most Important Questions to Ask Your Car Accident Attorney

If you have been involved in a car accident, you are probably overwhelmed by the thought of what steps you should take next to ensure that your case works out in your favor. This is where a car accident attorney can help. By hiring a reputable car accident attorney to represent you, you can ensure -->