Motor Vehicles Law Articles

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explaining the different aspects of Motor Vehicles.

Raising Awareness about Faulty Takata Airbags

  August 17, 2017     By d'Oliveira & Associates
The list of recalled cars containing the defective airbags is expected to grow as time goes on.
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The Romberg Test Is a Medical Evaluation Being Used by a Lay Person as a Non-Standardized Field Sobriety Test

  August 11, 2017     By William C. Head, PC
Police in America, on a NATIONAL level, have created a bogus roadside evaluation called the modified Romberg balance test. Although recently...

Why You Need Underinsured Motorist Coverage

  August 11, 2017     By Leader Law Firm
Arizona law requires drivers to have insurance coverage. However, many drivers lack adequate coverage and are actually underinsured. As a...

OSHA Rule In Limbo

  August 11, 2017     By Chappell, Smith & Arden, Attorneys at Law
The compliance date for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s electronic reporting rule, Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries...

Romberg Test DUI Results Used by Police Have Never Been Proven to Reliably Identify Drug Impairment

  August 11, 2017     By William C. Head, PC
Named after a 19th-century neurologist, the Romberg test is used to evaluate medical patients to see if they have “normal” balance while simply...

Nissan Facing $231 Million Lawsuit Over Defective Brakes

  August 10, 2017     By McCann & Wall, LLC
Nissan North American is facing a $231 million lawsuit for allegedly withholding information from the public about a potentially deadly auto...

Advocates Urge Congress to Take Time with Driverless Cars

  August 10, 2017     By Chappell, Smith & Arden, Attorneys at Law
In just a few years, self-driving robotaxis will share the road with human drivers. While humans routinely drive 10 to 15 miles per hour above...

Conditional Discharge Plea Available to Protect Criminal Record from a 1st Offense Drug Charge in Georgia

  August 9, 2017     By William C. Head, PC
A special Georgia Statute, § 16-13-2, permits a court with a pretrial intervention program (PTI) or conditional discharge to offer qualified...

What Is Personal Injury Law?

  August 9, 2017     By McMinn Law Firm
Personal injury law is an area of law that allows injured persons to seek justice and compensation when harmed by the negligence of another....

Weeks after Purchase, I Discovered the Odometer was Rolled Back. Can I Sue?

  August 8, 2017     By HG.org
There are various crimes involved in car sales. Odometer fraud is one of these, and it does permit the new owner certain actions when he or she...

Railroad Accident Expert Witness Describes How Accidents Occur

  August 8, 2017     By HG.org
Railroad incidents often occur when someone is not paying attention to the warning signs available. However, these complications may involve...

Georgia Drunk Driving Law Now Offers Some Georgia Licensees an Ignition Interlock Option for DUI Refusal

  August 8, 2017     By William C. Head, PC
For the first time in Georgia DUI history, a person who has refused to take a post-arrest forensic test of breath, blood or urine can get an...

Yo-Yo Financing Tactics

  August 7, 2017     By HG.org
Yo-yo financing is detrimental to those affected by these situations, and it occurs through a deal with the car dealership when the financing...

Do I Have a Right to Ask the Dealer for a CarFax Report Before I Sign?

  August 7, 2017     By HG.org
When dealing with an auto dealership to purchase a vehicle, it may be possible to request a CarFax report. However, this may only be possible if...

The Warranty was Voided but It Did Not Show on CarFax Report. Is that Fraud?

  August 7, 2017     By HG.org
Carfax reports may not reveal all the details of a vehicle that is being sold. However, if reparations are not made with the company, those...

Auto Dealer Fraud: When Is It Worth It to Hire a Lawyer?

  By HG.org
One of the most common types of consumer fraud is auto dealer fraud. A claim of this nature can arise from a number of misrepresentations,...

Seven Important Questions for Your Personal Injury Attorney

  By HG.org
There are thousands of personal injury attorneys available to assist victims who are injured in accidents that are caused by negligent...

Measure Nullifying Local Ordinances Regulating Cell Phone Usage while Driving To Be Considered in Texas

  July 26, 2017     By The Posey Law Firm, PC
During the regular session of the Texas Legislature, lawmakers passed a state-wide ban on texting while driving. Now Gov. Gregg Abbott would...

Railroad Accident Expert Witness Describes Cause of Accidents

  July 20, 2017     By HG.org
Many accidents that harm persons when working or performing job duties may be severe. This often depends on the industry and the equipment or...

What to Do if an Uninsured Driver Hits You in Texas

  July 20, 2017     By McMinn Law Firm
In Texas some estimates say that as many as 1 in 5 drivers are uninsured. Many in Texas drive without uninsured motorist coverage.

Measure Nullifying Local Ordinances Regulating Cell Phone Usage while Driving to Be Considered in Texas

  July 19, 2017     By The Posey Law Firm, PC
During the regular session of the Texas Legislature, lawmakers passed a state-wide ban on texting while driving. Now Gov. Gregg Abbott would...

Uber Accidents: Do You Have a Personal Injury Case?

  July 17, 2017     By Kuzyk Law, LLP
Ridesharing is a growing trend. The popularity of ridesharing networks like Uber has skyrocketed in recent years. In fact, Uber’s services are...

Claiming Compensation For A Car Accident Injury

  July 13, 2017     By Fox & Melofchik, L.L.C.
Claiming compensation for a car accident injury can be a fairly involved process, and it is important to know what to expect before you even set...

Summer Truck Tire Blowouts

  July 12, 2017     By Chappell, Smith & Arden, Attorneys at Law
Summer travel can be particularly hazardous for a number of reasons: there is often more traffic on roadways due to summer vacations, more young...

Trucking Regulation Update

  July 7, 2017     By McCann & Wall, LLC
Updates on 2017 trucking regulations were recently presented at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Conference in Cincinnati. The...

Texting and Driving: Worse than DUI?

  July 6, 2017     By Hebets & McCallin
In recent years cell phones have become ubiquitous and texting has become a primary form of communication. While this adds convenience to our...

Vital Tips on How to Win a DUI Case in Georgia

  June 30, 2017     By William C. Head, PC
Many Clients facing DUI ask their criminal defense attorney about what they can do to assist the drunk driving defense lawyer win their case. By...

Georgia Implied Consent Law: New Ignition Interlock Option on DUI Refusal to Avoid Total License Suspension

  June 30, 2017     By William C. Head, PC
Georgia DUI Laws have been rated as the second toughest in America. A new modification of the harsh one-year suspension for a DUI refusal to...

Taking Legal Action after a Car Accident

  June 28, 2017     By The Benton Law Firm
Car accidents can have devastating medical and financial consequences. Whether you are recovering from an injury, paying exorbitant medical...

How Can a Personal Injury Lawyer Help in a Case of Motorcycle Wrongful Death by Truck?

  June 23, 2017     By Thomas Creech Law Offices, LLC
Accidents involving a motorcycle and truck are serious, often fatal, and necessitate immediate legal representation and attention. Many tasks...

How Car Insurance Can Help Cyclists in Times of Crisis

  June 22, 2017     By Levinson and Stefani
Your coverage isn’t limited to auto crashes alone.

Five Things You Should Know about Truck Accident Cases

  June 22, 2017     By Levinson and Stefani
Some things are obvious. Other things are not. Like the fact that commercial truck drivers are bound by stricter laws and regulations. And in...

Common Causes of Car Accidents

  June 21, 2017     By Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC
In Philadelphia, car accidents are as large of a problem as they are across the country. In 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation...

Motorcycle Accidents

Cruising open roads on two wheels with nothing between the rider and the air rushing by – this is the thrill sought by many motorcycle...

Liability in a Four-Way Stop Accident

  June 19, 2017     By DiTomaso Law
Four-way stops can be found in towns and cities throughout New Jersey. When traffic is stopped from four directions and there is no traffic...

Drunk Driving Car Accidents

  June 19, 2017     By Chappell, Smith & Arden, Attorneys at Law
Despite decades of outreach designed to spotlight the dangers of drunk driving, approximately 28 Americans are fatally injured every day in...

How Louisiana Insurance Companies Pay Damages in a Car Wreck

  June 19, 2017     By InjuredGo.com Law Firm, LLC
Insurance companies in Louisiana, including Baton Rouge, Look at many claims in different ways. Here are some secrets of how a car insurance...

How to Claim Compensation for a Soft Tissue Injury

  June 16, 2017     By The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary
Soft tissue injury or whiplash refers mainly to injuries which involve the neck and shoulders, suffered by hundreds of road users every single...

5 Things To Do When You’ve Been Involved in a Vehicle Accident

  June 15, 2017     By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC
Nearly 1.3 million people die - globally - in road accidents each year; that’s over 3,000 deaths per day, and over 20 million people are injured...

Distracted Driving Car Accidents

  June 14, 2017     By Chappell, Smith & Arden, Attorneys at Law
Distracted driving causes more fatalities on America’s roadways every year than speeding or even drunk driving. According to the National...

Biomechanics Expert Witness Proves Defects in Seatbelt Cases

  June 7, 2017     By HG.org
Defects occur in almost all manner of products, materials and structures. These problems may exist in designs, a product line or only a batch....

What Are the Penalties for Drunk Driving in New Jersey?

  June 5, 2017     By Michael Greenberg, Esq.
Are you a resident of the New Jersey or Pennsylvania and facing the court of law regarding drunk driving? You should seek the services of a...

What Happens if I Get Hit By Debris at the Indianapolis 500?

  June 1, 2017     By Law Office of William W. Hurst, LLC
The Indianapolis 500 - The Greatest Spectacle in Racing - features open-wheeled race cars flying around a 2.5 mile oval (rectangle) at more than...

Does the Verbal Threshold Apply to Underinsured Motorist Claims?

  June 1, 2017     By Folkman Law Offices, P.C.
New Jersey drivers are required to carry automobile insurance. Insurance companies offer various levels of coverage in their New Jersey...

5 Things to Consider When Hiring an Attorney

  June 1, 2017     By Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law
Typically, people don’t need the services of an attorney unless they are experiencing some type of serious issue. Those issues often involve...

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Takata for Defective Airbags

  May 30, 2017     By d'Oliveira & Associates
The lawsuit claims that major automakers knew the airbags were defective and still chose to sell vehicles containing them.

How to Stop Your Driver's License from Being Suspended in Georgia

  May 30, 2017     By William C. Head, PC
Virtually 100% of all DUI arrests triggers an immediate confiscation of the driver license, under Georgia implied consent law. Whether the...

How Much Does a DUI in Georgia Cost over 10 Years?

  May 30, 2017     By William C. Head, PC
Thousands of Internet surfers look up information about a DUI conviction, for a ten year time span.

Consequences of a 2nd DUI under Georgia Law

  May 30, 2017     By William C. Head, PC
Few states in America ramp up punishment for a second DUI offense like the State of Georgia.

Have You Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury?

  May 25, 2017     By Julie Butcher Law Office
Steve is driving back to his hometown from college. It’s late at night and, while Steve is wide-awake, another driver on the dark, windy road...

Side Guards Are Effective on Large Trucks - So Why Aren’t They Mandatory?

  May 25, 2017     By Louthian Law Firm, PA
There are times when the interests of the public and the interests of big business are at odds with each other. When they clash, it is too often...

Who Will Be Responsible for Teaching Drivers to Operate Autonomous Vehicles?

  May 25, 2017     By The Evans Law Firm
Self-driving cars are touted as a step forward in driving tech and road safety. They offer the hope of drastically reducing the number of...

Liability and Safety Concerns with Self-Driving Cars

Commercially available self-driving cars are being touted as one of the next great innovations in transportation technology. Many individuals...

Seeking Financial Compensation when the Other Driver Isn’t to Blame

If driver negligence was not a factor in your auto accident, what are your options for seeking financial compensation? As it turns out, you may...

In Truck Accident Cases, Experience Makes All the Difference

Few types of vehicle crash cases are as complex as those involving large commercial vehicles. Large truck crashes often result in severe...

Lyft Drop Off Incorrect, Refused Return Ride. Can I Sue?

  By HG.org
There are many specialized terms and conditions when getting rides through Lyft. It is important to read through these carefully, as it is...

What Can Bicycle Accident Victims Do When the Motorist Has No Insurance?

If you are struck by a motorist who has no insurance, what can you do? Go after the defendant, who likely has no assets? Good luck collecting...

Were You Riding a Motorcycle Without a License?

Motorcycle accidents happen whether people deserve it or not. Most people can agree that nobody actually deserves to be in a motorcycle accident...

Traffic Ticket Lawyer New Jersey- Why You Should Hire One To Defend You

It is quite common to be issued with a traffic ticket for over-speeding or drunk driving. Instead of stressing yourself about this, you should...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Initial Personal Injury Consultation

In the aftermath of an accident caused by someone else, you could be facing life disrupting injuries rendering you unable to work. The medical...

Israeli Leadership and Growth in Smart Mobility

Technological solutions are developing every day, world-wide. In Israel, the transportation sector provides impressive examples of innovation at...

What Happens After You Get a Traffic Ticket?

  By HG.org
After you get a traffic ticket, you want to know what happens next and what you can do about it. For most people, it simply means paying the...

Baltimore City Accident Settlement

The city of Baltimore recently settled a lawsuit involving a high-speed chase with city police. The Board of Estimates, which is overseen by...

Who Is to Blame for Drunk Driving Accidents?

  By HG.org
Drunk driving incidents are the cause for severe injuries, fatalities and extensive property damage. Those responsible for these accidents are...

How an Expert Witness Explains Why Road Construction Causes Road Incidents

  By HG.org
Road construction zones are often dangerous to drivers on interstates, highways and freeways. The rate of higher speeds and more vehicles is...

When Does an Accident Claim Turn into a Personal Injury Case?

Accident law in West Virginia has become very complicated over the years. With recent changes in insurance regulations, claim limits and even...

Just Because You Hire a Lawyer, Doesn’t Mean You Will End Up in Trial

There is a common misconception out there that most people think about when they hire an attorney. Most people believe that if you hire an...

3 Myths about Traumatic Brain Injuries and the Effects on Auto Accident Victims

Myths about brain injury victims appear all over the internet and in some medical communities.

Calculating Your Losses after a Vehicle Collision in Florida

In order to seek just compensation after an auto accident, you need to calculate your losses.

How Does Colorado State Handle the Habitual Traffic Offender

Some people who constantly break the traffic rules under a limited amount of time span are considered habitual traffic offender. Colorado state...

Pursuing Compensation after a Drunk Driving Accident

  By HG.org
Drunk driving collisions are a plague on the roads. There is almost one-third of all accidents where fatalities are involved with a drunk driver.

Insurance – Different Types of Automotive Insurance Coverage

  By HG.org
There are many different insurance companies that provide policies to everyone that purchases one as a driver. Knowing what is needed based on...

How an Expert Witness Uses Biomechanics Knowledge in Seatbelt Defect Cases

  By HG.org
Personal injury claims usually must have the elements of the case include proof that the defending party’s actions caused the incident. This...

Key Points to Know about Truck Accidents

  By HG.org
Truck accidents are often severe due to the size, weight and cargo that a truck may be carrying. When the items hauled by these vehicles fall...

Tire Defects that Can Cause Serious Accidents

  By HG.org
One of the most important aspects of a vehicle that keeps the driver safe is the tire. When these have been created with defects, they may...

Understanding Out of Pocket Costs for Big Truck Accidents

Large truck accidents are some of the most devastating incidents on the roads, with thousands of people dying in these collisions across the...

What to Do after a Fatal Car Wreck?

  By HG.org
Car accidents are usually traumatic to some degree, have extensive property damage, may include injuries and at least one person is at fault....

What Is My Automotive Accident Case Worth?

  By HG.org
Car crash cases often are confusing when determining damages that are owed to the victim. This is usually due to various misconceptions that the...

Who Do I Sue if the Driver of the Other Car – Is the Car Itself?

  By HG.org
With advancements in technology, there has been a new type of driving procedure where the car is able to drive itself with extensive software...

Things to Avoid Saying after a Car Accident

  By HG.org
Involvement in car accidents often includes fear, anxiousness, nerves and fright. This may lead to words being spoken and actions taken that...

Expert Witness: How Does the Amount of Alcohol a Person Drinks Impair Judgment and Ability to Drive?

  By HG.org
When someone drinks before or during a drive, his or her blood alcohol level tends to rise. It is when it is above the legal limit of .08...

Are Black Boxes Required in Commercial Trucks?

  By HG.org
Before the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration initiated a plan to ensure black boxes are required in all commercial trucks, this was...

Prescription Drug Abuse Becoming More Common Reason for Accidents

  By HG.org
After years of a steady decline in drunk driving accidents, an increasingly common reason for accidents is due to impaired driving caused by...

Roundabouts Can Curb Accidents

According to the Federal Highway Administration, approximately 40% of car accidents and over 20% of traffic fatalities in the United States take...

Unmasking Some of the Myths about Car Accident Claims

  By HG.org
When a car collision claim is imminent, there are many who cling to the myths available about what to do, how to proceed, what may occur and...

What North Carolina’s Implied Consent Law Means for Your DWI

Under North Carolina law, all in-state and out-of-state drivers give their “implied consent” to a chemical analysis of their blood alcohol...

When Should an Accident Victim Contact a Lawyer?

If you or your loved one has been in an accident, you’re understandably shaken up, hurt, confused and overwhelmed. You may be feeling...

How to Help Your Case for Settlement after a Car Accident in Louisiana

If you have been in a car accident, you may still be recovering from your injuries, and perhaps you have had to take time off of work to...

Why Shouldn't an Accident Victim Settle for the First Offer?

There’s a common misconception out there that insurance company payouts cover all losses of an accident victim. This is simply not true.

How to Speed Up a Claim for Los Angeles Bicycle Accidents

If you’ve been in a bicycle accident in Los Angeles, you know how painful the process, both physically and mentally, can be when trying to get...

Should I Give a Recorded Statement to an Insurance Company?

  By HG.org
When an accident occurs, the victim usually must deal with at least one insurance company to resolve the matter. This could be through an...

Florida DUI Charges Are More than Traffic Tickets

Florida law treats DUI charges as criminal offenses, and anyone charged with DUI should immediately seek the advice of an experienced criminal...

EPA Investigation of Dodge RAM, Jeep Grand Cherokee Emissions Prompts Class Action Lawsuits Against Chrysler

The EPA has launched an investigation into potential emissions cheating by Chrysler on Dodge RAM and Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel models. A pair...

Design Defects

A recent ruling by the Connecticut Supreme Court highlights the role of design defect plaintiffs in product liability litigation.

Expert Witness: Common Factors that Contribute to Truck Accidents

  By HG.org
Truck accidents are among the general vehicular incidents on the road that lead to property damage, injury and death. When a truck collides with...

10 Quick Tips about Penalties For Drunk Driving in New Jersey

It is good to prefer refraining from getting convicted of drunk driving. If convicted, hire the best lawyer and remove yourself free of all...

Rolling Over Vehicle Rollover Risks

Rollovers are the deadliest type of automobile accident. In 2015, 7,210 people died in rollover crashes. 28% of these were single vehicle...

Understanding the Texas Stowers Demand Doctrine

A Stowers Demand is a tool often used by Plaintiff's lawyers in Texas to put pressure on insurance companies to either pay their policy limits...

Paralysis in Motorcycle Accidents

  By HG.org
Accidents involving motorcycles are often severe and life-threatening when not fatal. Safety gear and protections may lower these imminent...

When Is the Government Responsible When a Government Vehicle Is Involved in an Accident?

  By HG.org
Car accidents with governmental vehicles are not common throughout the United States, but these incidents may occur with greater frequency in...


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