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- How a Distracted Walking Accident Affects a Pedestrian Accident Claim
In order to file a claim against a driver who hit you while walking you need to prove that you were not at full fault for the accident. If the driver can prove that this was a distracted walking accident and you therefore contributed to it by not paying attention to your surroundings, you may not be able to recover as much or any of the settlement to which you are entitled.
- Loss of Income or Lost Earning Capacity? Know the Difference
When people imagine car accidents, they think of the physical pain that the victim suffers, or the trauma of the accident itself. What people donít realize is that car accidents can cost a lot of money.
- Victims of Personal Injury Accidents Are at Risk for these 3 Mental Health Illnesses
The victims of personal injuries often live with many harmful long-term consequences. These individuals may suffer from ongoing health complications or permanent disablement. Many injury victims face challenges performing daily activities, from work to hobbies. Sadly, some victims also develop debilitating mental illnesses or disorders.
- Trip and Fall Accidents on New York City Sidewalks
by Fundaro Law
If you have been injured on a sidewalk in New York City, there are many factors to consider when considering who is at fault and whom the claim needs to be brought against.
- If I Am Involved in a Pedestrian Accident, What Are My Responsibilities?
Motor vehicles have a legal obligation to share the road. If you are walking or jogging, drivers donít have the right to hit you just because you were in their way. However, as a pedestrian, you are much more vulnerable to injuries in an accident than the person inside the vehicle is.
- Pedestrian Fatalities and Injuries in the Coachella Valley Cause Concern
Pedestrian accidents, both with fatalities and injuries are on the rise in the Coachella Valley and officials are concerned. There has been a rash of hit and run accidents all over California this year and the Coachella Valley has not been immune. But it is the total number of pedestrian accidents, hit and run and otherwise that is causing city leaders to consider what can be done to prevent further death and injury to the desertís residents.
- Illinois Rail Safety Week Aims to Promote Pedestrian and Vehicle Safety
While many would think it is more likely to be involved in a motor vehicle accident with another car, railroad fatalities are a larger concern, especially among pedestrians. Illinois' Rail Safety Week aims to encourage awareness of rail safety among pedestrians and motorists.
- Recoverable Damages for Victims of Traumatic Brain Injury in Pedestrian Accidents
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the more severe injuries resulting from pedestrian accidents in Dallas every year. While short-term consequences like headaches, disorientation and memory problems may reduce in severity and intensity over a period of time, some victims may suffer long-term or permanent consequences including impaired cognitive abilities, motor dysfunction and psychological distress.
- Texting Increases Injury Risk Even When Not Driving
The dangers of texting and driving are well-known and undisputed. But did you know that texting while walking also presents a number of injury risks?
- Dangers of Social Media Use During a Car Accident Claim
It may be tempting to tell everyone about the tragedy of your injuries on your Facebook account, but discussion of your car accident claim on social media could ruin your settlement. Before you tweet about your recovery progress or the severity of your injuries, take time to think about what the insurance company might think if an adjuster reads your social media posts.