18 Things You Need to Know About Distracted Driving

Whether we realize it or not, most of us get distracted while we’re driving at least some of the time. Unfortunately, losing focus while driving is one of top reasons auto accidents occur every year. To avoid expensive insurance claims, potential lawsuits, and other legal consequences, you need to avoid letting yourself get distracted while [...]

7 Situations When a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You

You’ve been in an accident -- at work, on the road, in a store -- and you know it wasn’t your fault. Someone else was the reason you’re hurt, not working, and racking up medical bills. So you follow the rules you’re given: you file a claim, send in the paperwork, and wait. But the [...]

9 Reasons Auto Accidents are So Common

Every day that you drive to and from work or drop the kids off at school, you witness a near-miss, see a fender-bender on the side of the road, or nearly get hit yourself. Why are auto accidents so common? Is it just because there are so many vehicles out on the road? The real [...]

How to Avoid Truck Accidents on the Road

Spend any time on the highway, and you’ll see them -- 18-wheelers, semis, and other commercial vehicles. Those drivers have a responsibility to follow the laws and drive safe because truck accidents are often devastating. But they happen all the time. You can’t control what another driver does, but you can do your part to [...]

10 Common Construction Site Accidents

Construction site accidents can be devastating to workers and families. The work is already hard enough without having to worry about whether you or someone you love will get hurt or worse. Ask anyone who works in construction, and they know someone who’s been a victim of at least one of these common accidents. Falling [...]

What to Do When Insurance Doesn’t Help After an Auto Accident

An auto accident that comes out of nowhere can be jarring and terrifying. When it’s not your fault, it’s also frustrating and annoying. You carry insurance, and you expect other drivers to do the same. Once the accident happens, you also expect the insurance companies to do their job. But that’s not always what happens. [...]

13 Potential Vehicle Defects You Need to Know About

Every quarter, the Safety Institute’s Vehicle Safety Watch List Analytics and NHTSA Enforcement Monitoring Program puts out a report that discusses potential vehicle defects and recalls from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA). The report is meant to help people learn about early signs of potential problems in vehicles on U.S. roads. Ken and [...]

7 Reasons to Call a Personal Injury Attorney

Not every accident you’re in requires a personal injury attorney. Or does it? Knowing when to make the call and hire a lawyer can be confusing. Wait too long, though, and you might not be able to get what you’re owed at all. If you’re ever the victim in an accident and suffer any kind [...]

7 Different Expenses Related to Auto Accidents Including Attorney Fees

In a perfect world, you wouldn’t get into an auto accident at all, but if you did, auto insurance would work the way it’s meant to. The other driver, who caused the accident in the first place, would have enough insurance to cover the cost of the accident. Even better, the insurance company would pay [...]

What To Do If You Think You Have a Personal Injury Claim

You know the accident wasn’t your fault. Maybe it was a car accident or you fell at the grocery store. You were minding your own business, living your life, and out of nowhere, you’re in an accident. Now your medical bills are sky high, and you’ve missed work. You did everything right, but you’re losing [...]

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