Car Accidents

Distracted Driving In 2017, practically everyone has a cell phone. They make it easier for us to stay connected via phone calls, text messages and social media. They become problematic when we try to use them while driving a vehicle at 55 miles per hour. The National...

After an accident, we do our best to take stock of the situation. We may exit the vehicle and begin to gather information for the police and our attorney. However, it is not always possible to accomplish this safely. At all times, our safety is...

Fault States and No-Fault States   The United States is not completely united in the way each state handles legal matters. While most states rely on the same standards for legal liability, there are fault and no-fault states. Fault, of course, is determined by finding out which...

Dialing While Driving, Deadly Distractions The next time you’re tempted to make a phone call while you’re behind the wheel, remember this. Dialing while driving increases the risk of a crash or near-crash more than any other sort of distraction. That’s one of the findings of a...

What Shouldn't I Say After a Car Accident? After a car accident, there are steps you must take to ensure your own safety (or anyone else) and, to properly document the accident for law enforcement and insurance reasons. There are also some things you should never,...

Even with the reduced visibility and traction that comes with wet weather driving, many accidents are preventable. Below we provide some recommendations on how to lessen some of the risks brought about by rainy weather driving. Rainy Weather Driving Safety Think. When conditions are bad, drivers have...

Meet Graham, the Crash Test Not-So Dummy, and the Only Human ‘Designed’ to Survive a Car Crash Created in a collaboration between an artist, a trauma surgeon, and crash investigation expert, to build “an interactive lifelike sculpture … designed with bodily features that might be present in...

Loud noises. Flashing lights. Intense pain. Car accidents can feel like a sudden trip to hell itself. The initial shock of the crash followed by the realization that you may be injured is sure to leave more than simply physical marks. In the event of a...