Auto Accidents

Difference Between Contributory and Comparative Negligence

Posted on December 6, 2018 in
When it comes to recovering compensation for injuries suffered in a car accident, each state has its own laws. Some states will not allow you to recover any money whatsoever if you are even one percent at fault. Some states allow you to recover compensation as long as you are no more than 50 percent at fault. Others will allow you the opportunity for financial recovery even if you are 99 percent at fault. It is important to understand these laws so you know what you are entitled to...
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Manhattan SUV Rollover Accidents

Posted on December 5, 2018 in
While any motor vehicle accident can be extremely devastating and result in serious injuries, accidents involving so-called sport utility vehicles, or SUV for short, can be even more damaging. SUVs began their life as military vehicles to be used by the Unites States Army. Their popularity among main stream consumers really took off in the 1990s, and subsequently, many different variations were introduced by essentially all major automotive manufacturers. Many different varieties of SUVs also hit the market, varying in size, passenger capacity and performance. The Dangers of SUV...
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Common Causes of Car Accidents

Posted on November 30, 2018 in
Driving a car is not an easy task, although many people take their driver’s license for granted. They may feel more confident than they should and, as a result, engage in risky behaviors such as driving while texting, speeding, running stop signs and more. While some car crashes are caused by mechanical errors or defects, human error accounts for the majority of car accidents. This means that most are avoidable. Even if you are driving carefully, others around you might not be. This means that any time you are...
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Understanding Drugged Driving

Posted on November 28, 2018 in
We all know that drinking and driving is not only dangerous but against the law. But the laws regarding driving while under the influence of drugs are a bit vague. What drugs are illegal to use while driving? How do police test you for drug use if they suspect intoxication? Police can easily determine if a person is driving drunk by measuring blood alcohol content via blood, breath or urine. Using these tests, law enforcement can easily see if a driver has reached the level of impairment by testing...
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Understanding Rear-End Accidents

Posted on November 23, 2018 in
Rear-end accidents are quite common. They can also be quite serious, even at low speeds. The impact caused by being hit from behind can lead to whiplash, shoulder and neck injuries, head trauma, and broken bones. Rear-end accidents are no laughing matter. In 2015, there were 556,000 rear-end accidents. Of those, 2,203 were fatal. There are many ways in which a rear-end crash can occur. There are also some things you need to know about liability since the driver of the rear vehicle is not always the one at...
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What Not to Do After a Car Accident

Posted on November 20, 2018 in
You have probably read dozens of articles about what to do after a car accident. But do you know what you absolutely should not do following a crash? In order for your car accident claim to be processed smoothly, it’s best that you follow the rules. By understanding the do’s and don’ts, you can avoid unnecessary liability and stay legal following a crash. Here are some things you should avoid doing after an accident. Flee the Accident Scene No matter how minor you think the accident may be, you...
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