Parents Beware: The Backseat May Not Be All That Safe For Your Kids

In 2012, an 11-year-old boy’s life was forever changed when the Audi sedan his father was driving was rear-ended in San Antonio, Texas. The backset of his father fell on him, causing him permanent brain damage, partial paralysis, as well as partial loss of vision. This is the car defect found not only in this […]

Read More...

Why Pedestrians Get Involved in Interstate Highway Accidents

Although most states do not allow pedestrians on interstate highways, ten percent of pedestrian fatalities still occur on these roads. Since it is the duty of pedestrians to exercise maximum care to protect themselves in certain dangerous situations, any injury from an accident on an interstate road becomes complicated. Claims may be outright denied or […]

Read More...

The Various Kinds of Fees You Can Expect from Lawyers

It helps to know the types of fees that lawyer charge because they can affect the overall amount that you will need to pay for their help. Conditions that determine the legal fees include the length of time spent on your case; the lawyer’s reputation and experience; the complexity and uniqueness of the case; the […]

Read More...

Safety Tips for Pedestrians Living in Urban Areas

Vehicular accidents are fewer in rural areas than in the urban metropolis. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that about 70 percent of pedestrian car crash fatalities across the nation occur in big cities. Here are safety tips for pedestrians that will minimize the likelihood of meeting an accident. They are not absolute […]

Read More...

How to Deal with Your Insurance Company Following a Car Crash

If you get into a car accident, be sure to contact you insurance company, be it a minor or a serious crash–regardless of who is at fault, whether it is you or the other party. It is always to your advantage to do so. Here’s how to go about it correctly. When you contact your […]

Read More...

Distractions that Cause Drivers to Crash

Virginia Tech researchers continue their study on the causes of car crashes, using data from inconspicuous cameras, radars, and sensors that monitored 1,600 drivers spanning 35 million miles in a period of 1 to 2 years. The drivers had gotten so used to these instruments that they had virtually forgotten their presence and drove in […]

Read More...