Car accident law blogs & personal injury claims news

Guest car accident claims law blogs and blawgs from personal injury lawyers, solicitors and legal professionals.

Driving Under Adverse Weather Conditions

by Andrew Miller June 28, 2013 Accident Claims

Thousands of car accidents occur each day in the U.S. as a result of various circumstances and weather conditions.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2010, 32,885 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in the United States; that’s approximately, on average, 100 people per day.  The weather often controls and […]

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Different Comparative Negligence Laws Explained

by Peter Park June 25, 2013 Accident Claims

What happens if both plaintiff and defendant are at faulty but perhaps at a varying degree?  Who becomes liable for the plaintiff’s injury?  Or will they both be liable?  These questions led different state legislators to come up with different negligence rules to determine who should recover and how much.  Many states have different comparative […]

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5 Tips For Driving Safely On an Out of State Roadtrip

by Ladyblogger June 24, 2013 Car Accidents

Going on an out-of-state road trip can be exciting, but it can also turn dangerous very quickly if you are not paying close attention to your surroundings. Therefore, it is a good idea to remember that driving in new areas requires knowledge of local laws and proper planning. Fortunately, you can have the perfect road […]

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What Is Misdemeanor And How Many Types It Has?

by callygreene June 15, 2013 Accident Claims

Misdemeanors in a Nutshell Misdemeanors refer to less considerable kinds of criminal acts that are recognized and punishable by typical legal or lawful systems across the globe. However and still, the definitions or extremes of the actions that are considered as misdemeanors would essentially vary based on your locality or your country. Particularly, such definitions […]

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Avoid or Engage? What Should You Do If You Witness An Accident?

by mightymidnighty June 14, 2013 Blawg

Witnessing an accident can put an individual in a position of having to think fast and making a split-second judgment decision. Many people will not get involved as a matter of personal policy, but there are situations where an individual is legally required to stop and contact officials. Of course, when an individual is involved in the accident […]

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Auto Accident: Is it Wise to Handle the Case on Your Own?

by Lisa Coleman June 14, 2013 Accident Claims

The straight and simple answer to this question, “Is it wise to handle your own case after an accident,” is No, and there are several reasons supporting this position. Insurance adjusters are professional negotiators. A novice victim of an automobile accident is rarely a match for an insurance company employee who has been trained in […]

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When Walking Turns Deadly: The Alarming Increase of Hit and Runs

by jamicajdb June 11, 2013 Car Accidents

When Walking Turns Deadly: The Alarming Increase of Hit and Runs Alarming statistics for hit-and-run pedestrian accidents have just been released, and Florida is leading the nation with these types of events. Over 70,000 hit-and-run occurrences happened in Florida in 2012, with 17,000 resulting in serious injury and 166 deaths. These figures were released by […]

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How to Measure Impact and Loss after Traumatic Brain Injury

by doreenbertrand June 5, 2013 Accident Claims

Did you know that according to data from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) there were more than 1.7 million Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) in the United States alone in 2012? While many believe that the largest number of this type of injury occurs during automobile accidents, the highest number of serious TBI’s are sustained […]

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5 Steps To Follow After An Auto Accident

by KellyK June 3, 2013 Car Accidents

There’s no doubt that a majority of drivers will eventually be involved in an auto accident. In fact, statistically speaking, the average American drivers will file one vehicular accident claim every 19 years. Unfortunately, many people who suffer in these accidents do so because of another driver’s negligence. When this is the case, the victim […]

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Tips To Keep In Mind Before Jumping In Your Car

by Andrew Miller May 27, 2013 Accident Claims Law

As summer approaches, long road trips and exciting weekend getaways are in the works for many families around the nation. Don’t forget, before getting behind the wheels of your car, that car accidents are extremely common and can leave you with physical injuries, emotional trauma, and lost time at work. In addition, you might also […]

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Big Trucks and Dangerous Lane Changes: Who’s Responsible if They Don’t See You?

by annbailey May 25, 2013 Accident Claims

Millions of motor vehicle collisions occur every year in the United States. Most of these involve few, if any, injuries. However, when there is a significant size disparity between two vehicles, motorists can be severely injured. When a motor vehicle collides with a truck, the insurer of the at-fault party will be liable for damages; […]

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Don’t Become a Statistic This Memorial Day Weekend

by ShelbyW May 24, 2013 Car Accidents

As people prepare to enjoy Memorial Day weekend across the United States, transportation officials estimate that at least 89 percent of travelers will be driving this weekend. That amounts to over 31.2 million people and has increased slightly from years prior. Safety Statistics Unfortunately, due to the sheer number of people on the roadways, Memorial […]

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Dangerous Roadways: When Bad Roads Cause Accidents

by ShelbyW May 24, 2013 Accident Claims

Despite the best efforts of engineers and construction contractors, errors continue to occur in the design, development, construction and maintenance of our nation’s roads, highways and freeways. However, manufacturers and various government bodies are all required to do their part to protect the roads and promote traffic safety. Government entities are the parties largely responsible […]

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Over-Serving and Wrong Way Accidents: Is There a Connection?

by jamicajdb May 23, 2013 Car Accidents

Over-Serving and Wrong Way Accidents: Is There a Connection? There aren’t many people, if any, who would deny that drinking and driving is a serious issue that can lead to serious consequences. There’s no doubt that a driver, if it’s proven that he or she was intoxicated, bears much of the responsibility for any accident […]

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Car Emergency Kit Guide

by Andrew Miller May 23, 2013 Accident Claims Law

In the event of an emergency in your vehicle, a car emergency kit can be critical in addressing injuries, alerting other drivers, and getting help. There are several different facets of a car emergency kit and several recommendations for what you should include. Below, find some of the most vital items and add them to […]

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Worrying Rise in Serious Road Accident Casualties in Britain

by NishaS May 7, 2013 Car Accidents

Britain’s young population suffers from road accidents rather commonly. In 2011, it was found that the most common cause of death amongst those aged between 16 and 24 was motorway accidents. This data forced MP Louise Ellman to come out and call for action. In March 2012, some worrying statistics were released regarding injuries and […]

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The Jackson reforms in a nutshell

by John Hirst May 2, 2013 Accident Claims

April 2013 was a month to forget for many lawyers due to arguably the most radical changes to the Civil Procedure Rules since 1998. In January 2010 Lord Justice Jackson published his “Review of Civil Litigation Costs: Final Report” which contained a number of recommendations to reform civil litigation both generally and in relation to […]

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What To Expect After A DUI In Florida

by Ladyblogger April 21, 2013 Car Accidents

Individuals who are arrested for a DUI in Florida can expect to deal with stiff fines, community service, an interlock ignition device and the possibility of jail time. Additionally, they will also face a long list of other financial and personal issues that can make it very difficult to bounce back quickly from the arrest. […]

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Five Los Angeles Area Residents Killed in Nevada Rollover Crash

by Bisnar Chase April 1, 2013 Car Accidents

Five people were killed and two were critically injured in a rollover crash near the Utah-Nevada border early morning on March 30, 2013. CBS Los Angeles identified the deceased victims, all members of the same family, as 53-year-old Belen Fernandez of Lynwood, 49-year-old Raudel Fernandez-Avila of Lynwood, 45-year-old Leonardo Fernandez-Avila of Los Angeles, 41-year-old Genaro […]

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Preserving Evidence after an Auto Accident

by lawfirm March 29, 2013 Accident Claims

If you have suffered an auto accident because of someone else’s negligence, and have received severe injuries as a result, you may have the right to file an auto accident claim. However, in order to file the claim and to win compensation, you would first need to gather enough evidence to show that the accident […]

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The Benefits of Hiring an Auto Accident Attorney

by hastypope March 20, 2013 Car Accidents

When it comes to the unfortunate circumstances of being involved in an auto accident, there are many things you should be aware of and consider. The one thing that should not be left with any consideration however is whether or not you should seek out the legal services of a professional auto accident attorney. Leave […]

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USC Student Killed in Suspected DUI Crash

by Bisnar Chase March 20, 2013 Car Accidents

Xinhai Huang, a junior majoring in electrical engineering at USC, was killed in a South Los Angeles car crash, which officials say, was caused by a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the fatal crash occurred during the early morning hours of March 17, 2013 at the intersection […]

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Different Modes of Settlement for Car Accident Cases

by James Galan March 17, 2013 Car Accidents

Many a times car accidents that leave people personally injured are the result of somebody else’s negligence. A minor injury may heal within a short period of time with a little medical assistance, but in case there is a serious injury, you need immediate as well as long-term medical aid. With the soaring medical costs, […]

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The Top 5 Traffic Violations in the U.S.

by Ladyblogger March 15, 2013 Car Accidents

Even though most drivers know better, we have all been guilty of committing traffic violations. In fact, a study that was conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety revealed that 40 percent of drivers will admit to exceeding the speed limit by 15 mph or more at least once per month. The study also […]

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Specialist Legal Advice for all Motoring Offences

by pattersonlaw March 10, 2013 Car Accidents

Motoring Offences The law and the rules of the UK highways and the areas where the public fall short on and the laws people don’t even know that they are breaking and putting their licences and jobs on the line for. To learn to drive in the UK you must first have a provisional licence […]

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