What do you think about when trying to maximize safe driving and avoid auto accidents? Do you do your best to be a defensivedriver? How about abiding by the rules of the road? What about ridding yourself of all distractions while driving – like texting or eating in the car? These are all important measures…

Shows like Suits and Law and Order have familiarized their audiences with the language of lawyers, yet navigating legal jargon in practical situations still presents real difficulty. Unfamiliar terminology can make it difficult to comprehend a particular situation. Not understanding certain words can lead to unnecessary confusion and potentially harmful misunderstandings. No situation in which…

Speeding car accidents happen when people are in a hurry. Busy lives demand that we pack as much into a day as possible. But the risk just isn’t worth it. Best case, you get a speeding ticket. Worst case, a speeding car accident causes serious injury or death. If you’re the victim of a speeding…

When you’re hit from behind, a rear end collision, your first thought may be that it’s just a ‘fender bender’ and no big deal. However, even if the other driver wasn’t going fast when they caused the rear end collision, you may still have injuries that show up several days or weeks later. The injuries…

Memorial Day weekend is one of the most popular weekends to drive out of town. Kids are out or almost out of school, and it’s the kick-off for summer. But above all else, you don’t want to be one of the many Memorial Day accidents. Yahoo put together a top 10 list for the most…

Driving under the influence (DUI) isn’t just for drunk driving. DUI also causes drugged driving accidents. With the legalization of marijuana in California and the epidemic use of opioid painkillers, the issue of drugged driving accidents commands its own spotlight. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) put ‘End Substance Impairment in Transportation’ on its 2016…

Sharing your car accident on social media seems like the natural thing to do, right? After all, you put everything about your life on Instagram and/or Facebook. And you may think, “If I post this car accident on social media and it’s just Snapchat, it will go away in a few seconds.” Wrong. Posting a…

Truck accident investigations are different than car crash investigations, so it’s helpful to know what to expect. The size and weight of trucks can make the damage quite devastating, so determining fault is one of the main goals of truck accident investigations. Who is the responsible party? It could be the driver of the truck…

Distracted driver accidents aren’t just about texting or talking on the phone. When you need to get to a non-familiar destination, an in-car GPS is helpful, right? Well, wrong if the map takes your attention from the road. According to defensivedriving.org, when you take your attention off the road for five seconds at 55 mph,…

Car accident injuries may create both immediate and long term problems for those involved in an auto accident. In fact, it may take a while for a person to notice that they have an injury. It helps to know the effects of car accident injuries so that you can be aware and seek proper medical…

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