Car accidents are traumatic enough, but when the other driver lies about what happened, you may feel victimized a second time. Sadly, that feeling will continue throughout the next several weeks to months if the insurance companies believe the other driver’s account. You could end up shouldering the blame, be responsible for their vehicle and[…] Read More
Category: Accident Claims
Who Is at Fault for a Sideswipe Car Accident?
A momentary lapse of focus or a mistaken maneuver while driving can cause a serious sideswipe car accident, and these collisions can happen so fast that people are left wondering which person was at fault. Sideswipes are collisions that involve two vehicles going in the same direction; the left side of one car hits the[…] Read More
What Are Some Safe Driving Tips for the Holidays?
Although traffic decreased substantially during the height of the pandemic, our nation’s roads and highways were traveled heavily over the recent Thanksgiving holiday, and more of the same is expected for Christmas and New Year’s. AAA estimates that 107 million Americans could be traveling during the Christmas/New Year’s holidays from December 23 to January 1,[…] Read More
How Can Warehouse Accidents Be Prevented?
There is close to 1.5 million people employed in the warehousing and storage industry, including non-supervisory workers, those involved with production, and supervisors. Many of these individuals work at big-box warehouse stores, which also have customers shopping inside and out. Owing to the high number of employees and other reasons, busy warehouse worksites are known[…] Read More
ATV/Dirt Bike Accidents
What If I Was Injured By An ATV or Dirt Bike on the Street? Dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), which are not legal in many communities including the city of Philadelphia, are also proliferating this summer. Notably, in June, well over 3,000 dirt bike and ATV riders gathered in West Philadelphia for a weekend[…] Read More
Can I be Compensated for a Broken Bone After a Collision?
Traumatic car accidents are a leading cause of broken bones. Accident victims can suffer fractures in their upper and lower legs, hips, and other parts of the body, and these may require medical help and long-term care. In many cases, a victim is able to receive compensation for their broken bone. Compensation can be given[…] Read More
What can Chest Pain Mean After a Collision?
The forceful impact of a car accident can easily lead to chest injuries because it can cause a person’s chest to hit an object or be compressed. Chest injuries suffered in car crashes can range from a minor muscle strain to a life-threatening condition. Motor vehicle accidents can cause chest trauma and lead to different[…] Read More
Can Social Media Posts Affect My Car Accident Case?
People often do not hesitate before posting on social media. Doing this in the moment without thinking is usually not harmful, but there is always a risk that it could be seen by the wrong parties. Information about car accidents should always be kept confidential. Sharing the details makes them public knowledge. This can impact[…] Read More
How can I Counter a Low Settlement Offer After a Car Accident?
The settlement value of a car accident case depends on several factors, such as the plaintiff’s age and health condition, the severity of the plaintiff’s injuries, and who was at-fault for the accident. Often, an insurance company will initially make a low offer, hoping that the plaintiff will settle for less than what they are[…] Read More
Is Distracted Driving Increasing During the Pandemic?
Cell phones, social media, GPS devices, and other infotainment technologies have consistently been the cause of potentially deadly distracted driving accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 2,841 people were killed and approximately 400,000 people were injured in crashes involving distracted drivers in 2018. Alarmingly, the distracted driving epidemic has only gotten[…] Read More