car accidents

Why Should You Hire a Lawyer for a Car Accident Case?

by MalmanLaw November 1, 2013 Accident Claims Law

When you get into a car accident, what are some of the benefits of hiring a car accident lawyer to help you? What can they do that you can’t get done on your own? Find out why it’s worth it to get legal representation. Getting into a car accident can have a wealth of consequences, […]

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Head-On-Collisions in a No-Fault State: What does the Law Say?

by Ladyblogger September 5, 2013 Accident Claims

Automobile collisions are a serious cause of injuries in America, and statistics show that the average driver in the country will file an auto insurance claim once every 19 years. This means that, regardless of how good of a driver an individual is, they’re likely to be involved in some type of accident. When this […]

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“Power Talk 21” – Mothers Against Drunk Driving

by Andrew Miller August 22, 2013 Accident Claims

If you think “Power Talk 21” sounds like some sort of campaign, you’re right.  Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is continuing the fight against drunk driving and underage drinking by creating “Power Talk 21”.  Annually, on April 21st, MADD urges and encourages parents to have an open and serious discussion with their children about alcohol.  […]

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Car Lawsuits That Make your Head Spin

by Law Guru August 13, 2013 Car Accidents

Most car lawsuits follow a specific pattern: someone alleges that someone else is responsible for an accident, leading that person to seek damages to pay for car repair and, if necessary, medical expenses. That being said, every once in a while a car lawsuit that is so odd it makes you shake your head comes […]

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Depression After A Car Accident

by Andrew Miller July 31, 2013 Accident Claims

On our busy roadways, thousands of car accidents occur on a daily basis.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the chances of being involved in an accident, at least once, in your life is highly probable, especially considering the statistics.  Every 12 minutes someone dies in a motor vehicle crash, every 10 […]

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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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5 Tips to Check on Your Car Before a Road Trip

by Andrew Miller May 27, 2013 Accident Claims Law

A road trip can be an exhilarating experience- or it can be a depressing one, depending on how well your car is prepared for the journey. Before you hit the open road it is important to check your car for any possible problems. Here are 5 tips to help you avoid any nasty car accidents […]

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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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Car Seat Safety Mistakes Most Parents Make

by Andrew Miller April 28, 2013 Accident Claims

Having a baby is perhaps one of the most rewarding experiences that life has to offer. Unfortunately, transporting newborns—and for that matter, children of any age—can often prove to be quite difficult. Despite their best efforts, most parents still make a number of potentially fatal errors when it comes to the use of a car […]

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Common Driving Distractions That Cause Accidents When On Vacation

by Andrew Miller April 28, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Vacation is an exciting time that many people look forward to for several weeks or month. As the excitement builds and the final plans fall into place, it’s important to remember some basic tips to help keep you safe on the road. Distractions that cause car accidents can ruin your vacation and hurt other people. […]

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Useful Tips Concerning Motor Vehicle Accident Compensations

by MayaJohnson March 17, 2013 Compensation Lawyers

Accidents on the road are inevitable and may happen frequently than expected. No matter how hard you try to follow road safety measures, chances for motor vehicle accidents are still high. This type of accident has to be taken seriously because it could cause fatalities and even death. Therefore, it is to be concluded that […]

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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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Car Insurance: Are You Truly Covered?

by Nickey February 17, 2013 Law

(US law and issues) Choosing car insurance policies can be challenging. However, the below pointers should make it easier to select the type of coverage required so that you are complying with laws and also have peace of mind. Compliance Each state usually requires that all drivers carry a certain amount and type of car […]

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Common Types of Auto Accidents

by hastypope February 5, 2013 Car Accidents

Millions of auto accidents occur annually in the United States, and when they do, it’s not only important to know what to do and how to protect yourself, but it’s equally important to know what caused the accident and how to avoid it in the future. Although accident scenarios vary, there are a number of […]

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Aviation Accident Statistics for 2012

by Andrew Miller January 30, 2013 Accident Claims

Aerophobia is a fear of flying that is believed to affect almost a quarter of the population, some to a higher degree than others, and a lot of that fear can be linked back to the belief that flying in a plane is dangerous. It’s not hard to believe that aviation accidents are common when […]

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Will Increase to 85 MPH Bring More Harm Than Good?

by hshipp December 3, 2012 Accident Claims

(Guest post regarding speed limits in Houston) The question of increasing the speed limit to 85 MPH is on the table. It is clear that modern technology has allowed automobile manufacturers to build much safer and faster vehicles within the past two decades, but is the notion of increasing the speed limit based on vehicle […]

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Cars vs. Trucks: Which Is Involved In More Accidents?

by Ladyblogger October 5, 2012 Car Accidents

There are approximately 6.8 million traffic accidents annually in the U.S., but are specific types of vehicles more likely to be involved in an accident? Speeding, driving under the influence, driver distraction and driver fatigue are the main causes of accidents, but which drivers have a bigger issue with them? The Human Cost of Accidents […]

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Law Idol Winners Announced

by Legal Author April 11, 2011 Claims Solicitors

Thompsons Personal Injury Solicitors announce Law Idol winners: Alannah Sloss, Stirling University blog post on Accidents at Work; Stephanie Rogan, University of Strathclyde blog post on No Win No Fee Claims; Jillian Merchant, University of Strathclyde blog post on Accidents at Work; Dominic McGuire, University of Abertay blog post on No Win No Fee; Emma […]

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Law Idol: The No Win No Fee Internship

by Legal Author February 21, 2011 Claims Solicitors

Thompsons Personal Injury Solicitors Scotland are announcing a new, imaginative and fun way to offer students a No Win No Fee Internship at one of their offices in Scotland. I’m sure this will take a few people back to the days when they were students looking for a summer job and ending up working in […]

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Car Accidents and abdominal injuries

by Legal Author February 14, 2011 Compensation Lawyers

Abdominal injuries are common in car accidents and are extremely dangerous as they can cause serious damage to liver, kidneys, spleen or intestinal tract. The abdominal is most likely to be injured in a car accident where the steering wheel or some other hard object hits the chest or stomach. This can cause rib pain […]

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Driving at Night

by Legal Author January 12, 2011 Claims Solicitors

There is a widely popular misconception that driving at night is less dangerous than during day and it is less likely to cause car accidents. Many drivers choose to exceed the speed limit when driving at night, as there are seemingly less cars on the road and therefore less chance for a car accident to […]

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Technical advancements to prevent car accidents

by Legal Author December 21, 2010 Compensation Lawyers

There are car accidents which occur due to technical faults in the vehicle, road debris, weather conditions and animals on the road. However, the majority of car accidents occur due to driver negligence and human error. With developments in modern technology, several improvements have been created to “protect drivers from themselves” and to reduce the […]

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Potholes and car accident risk

by Legal Author December 17, 2010 Compensation Lawyers

A pothole is a kind of disruption of a road, where some of asphalt has been damaged, leaving a bowl shaped hole in it. These can be up to 10 inches deep and are usually caused by the wear-and-tear as well as weather and general fatigue of the pavement surface. For most of the drivers, […]

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Road Traffic Accidents in the Winter

by Legal Author December 15, 2010 Claims Solicitors

Severe winter weather causes very dangerous road conditions and greatly increases the risk of road traffic accidents. Weather conditions such as heavy rain, fog, snow, sleet and blizzards can reduce visibility and ice on the road can create a very dangerous road surface. Although most drivers will reduce their speed in these conditions and be […]

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Car accidents and young male drivers

by Legal Author December 9, 2010 Law

Any car accident where people suffer from injuries which may cause a prolonged disability or even cause death, is devastating, but it is even more tragic when people who suffer in these car accidents are of a young age. To address this issue a FMY (For My Girlfriend) campaign was launched and is now re-launched […]

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