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Evidence That May Show a Driver was Texting Before a Crash

If you were injured in a car accident and suspect the at-fault driver was distracted by texting before the accident, you may be eligible to recover compensation. We recommend discussing your situation, including ways to prove your claim, with a qualified…

Why Lane-Change Crashes Happen and Who May be at Fault

Being a safe driver requires effort and attention to detail. When drivers are negligent or distracted while changing lanes, the consequences can be disastrous. However, proving which driver is at fault can be difficult with this type of collision. Both…

Questions That May Be Asked About Your Car Accident

When you hire an experienced lawyer to pursue your car accident claim, they will do everything possible to resolve your claim with a fair settlement. However, if a settlement cannot be reached for your injuries and damages, a lawsuit and trial may be…

What Qualifies as a Serious Injury After a Car Crash?

If you or a loved one was injured in a car accident, you may be wondering if your injury is serious enough to qualify for compensation. Often, injuries are much more severe than victims realize, and assuming an injury is insignificant is a common misconception.…

What Happens if You Loan Your Car to Someone, and They Get into a Crash?

There are many reasons why you may lend your car to a friend or a family member. However, you should be aware that lending your car to someone may affect your liability if they are involved in an accident. It is important to know that your car insurance…

What Should I Do if I Witness a Car Crash?

Since drivers rarely admit fault for a car accident, having a credible witness could be helpful. Sometimes drivers are fearful that their insurance rates will skyrocket, or they may have to come out-of-pocket to cover the damages. Credible witnesses…

Can a Construction Company Be Liable for my Car Accident?

Road construction zones can be dangerous for workers and drivers alike, particularly when construction companies are negligent in trying to keep the area safe. Uneven roads, debris, trenches, bright lights, confusing detours, and workers being too close…

Importance of Being Honest and Consistent in Statements After a Car Crash

Be honest and consistent with statements you make about an accident and your injuries, whether you are talking to insurance companies, the police, or your attorney. Failure to do this may result in a devalued or denied insurance claim. How Dishonesty…

Has the Risk of a Car Crash Gone Up During the Pandemic?

On May 20, the National Safety Council released statistics showing U.S. highways have been deadlier during the pandemic. According to preliminary data from March, when Americans started driving less, the fatality rate per mile driven increased by 14 percent…

Are People Driving Faster During Shelter-in-Place Orders?

Are cars speeding more these days? Or, have we just become accustomed to a slower pace as a result of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions? Shelter-in-place orders have had a dramatic impact on traffic conditions. The good news is that traffic congestion…