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10 Things to Do Immediately After an Auto Accident

10 Things to Do Immediately After an Auto Accident

| Personal Injury
We all hope that we or our loved ones will never be in a serious auto accident, but unfortunately the odds are stacked against us and most drivers will be in some sort of accident while driving at some point in their lives. Whether you are the one at fault or not and whether you…Read the article
5 Steps for Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit in New York

5 Steps for Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit in New York

| Personal Injury
If you’ve been the victim of a car accident, you know that the damages usually go beyond needing a few auto repairs. You may sustain injuries that take weeks or even months to recover from, which can impact your career, family, and other obligations. You may even experience psychological or emotional damage. The stress of…Read the article
Is Your Employer Liable for an On-the-Clock Car Accident?

Is Your Employer Liable for an On-the-Clock Car Accident?

| Personal Injury
When it comes to liability for employers, they should be aware of the finer nuances of the law to protect themselves in the event that an employee is involved in an accident. Although you may think that it is a matter of common sense that an employee is responsible for his own conduct, the law…Read the article
Dangers of Kids Being Left in a Hot Car

Dangers of Kids Being Left in a Hot Car

| Personal Injury
On an 85F day, it can take as little as 10 minutes for a warm car to turn into a dangerously hot oven. When you combine this with the fact that a child’s body temperature will cling up to 5 times as fast as an adult’s and it is easy to see why leaving your…Read the article
How to Deal With Another Person’s Insurance Company

How to Deal With Another Person’s Insurance Company

| Personal Injury
Many experts would advise you against speaking with the other person’s insurance company. While you do need to call your own car insurance company to report the accident, you are under no obligation to talk to the other driver’s insurance carrier. The best way to deal with the other insurance carrier in most serious car…Read the article
Hit and Run Accident: What do I do?

Hit and Run Accident: What do I do?

| Personal Injury
What to do if You are Involved in a Hit and Run If you are in a car accident or collision and the other driver leaves the scene without talking to you or leaving their insurance information, it’s called a hit and run accident. Whether you were in your vehicle when it was hit or…Read the article
Top Car Wreck Causes and How to Avoid Them

Top Car Wreck Causes and How to Avoid Them

| Personal Injury
If given enough time, humans can grow comfortable with almost any situation. Sometimes, we become a little too comfortable. We tend to become desensitized to dangers that are part of our daily life. Occasionally, we need to step back and evaluate those daily dangers and our approaches to them. We needlessly lose 1,250,000 people to…Read the article
How To Minimize Injury Risk on Black Ice

How To Minimize Injury Risk on Black Ice

| Personal Injury
Winter weather brings with it ice, and ice is slippery business, especially when it is the kind you can’t see: Black Ice. Despite the name, black ice is in fact ice that forms to be completely clear. Because black ice allows you to see roads and sidewalks under it, it can be difficult to know when you are…Read the article
Who is Liable For Damages if Someone Else Wrecks My Car?

Who is Liable For Damages if Someone Else Wrecks My Car?

| Personal Injury
“Contrary to popular belief, in case of an accident, car insurance follows the car — not the driver. So if you lend your car to a friend or a visiting relative, you could be liable if an accident occurs. Even if your friend has great coverage with the highest limits and the lowest deductibles, your auto…Read the article
A Car With A Deadly Airbag May Be In Your Driveway

A Car With A Deadly Airbag May Be In Your Driveway

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
If you though the defective Takata airbag saga was over, think again. Almost two million of these “ticking time bombs” are still on the roads, according to a government watchdog group. Some 20,000 of these vehicles have “alpha” airbags, which are the most dangerous type of defective Takata airbag. According to ACCC chairwoman Delia Rickard,…Read the article