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explaining the different aspects of Motor Vehicles.

Can I Sue a Rental Car Company for an Automotive Accident?

  By HG.org
Accidents on the road, in traffic and when driving on freeways is common and occurs with frequency in the United States. Some of these incidents...

Why Truck Accident Claims Are So Complicated

  By HG.org
Truck accidents involve many different factors. One of these is the possibility that multiple individuals are affected by the collision that...

Fatigued Drivers Who Injure Others in Truck Accidents

  By HG.org
Drivers often injure other persons that are on the road. Truckers may cause severe situations where death happens as well as serious harm to...

Role of DWI Lawyer in Pennsylvania

If you are charged with DWI/DUI or any other driving traffic violations, stop worrying!

When Doctors Are Actually “Hired Guns” in Canada

Would an insurance company be so driven to deny benefits to an injured person that they would spend more on medical assessments than on actual...

Drunk Driving Penalties & Punishments

Drunk Driving or DUI is a form of traffic violation caused when the driver is under the influence of alcohol or any other toxic element. The...

How Facebook Live Can Lead to Accidents

  By HG.org
The age of technology has proven to be catastrophic to the young when pairing electronics and driving. Facebook takes up more time for some than...

Bad Faith Insurance Practices and How to Spot Them - Should I Hire a Lawyer?

  By HG.org
Personal injury claims are often processed by insurance carriers for negotiating settlements when certain incidents occur. This means that the...

When a Driver’s Negligence Results in a Motorcycle Accident

  By HG.org
Motorcycle drivers face numerous dangers when on the road, and they are more likely to collide with other vehicles and receive severe injury or...

Importance of Evidence in a Multi-Vehicle Accident

  By HG.org
Car accidents occur for a variety of reasons, and various factors often play into the cases as a result. However, when one person is at fault in...

Traffic Violations [Explanations and Consequences]

Moving violation of traffic laws means, violating the traffic rules when the vehicle is in motion such as DUI (driving under the influence of...

Obese Drivers at Risk

It is undeniable that obesity is an epidemic in the United States. Now, several highly-respected studies have come out showing that in addition...

How Driver Impairment Can Cause Truck Accidents

  By HG.org
Impairment, when coupled with driving, may mean many things. This could be through distractions that cause the driver to lose awareness of the...

Mistakes that can Ruin Your Car Accident Case

  By HG.org
When building a case for a car accident incident, there are many common mistakes that are made that assist in a negative response from a jury...

Ways Settling a Car Accident Case for a Child is Different than for an Adult

  By HG.org
Car accident incidents are often confusing already when they only concern one person and only one injury. However, when multiple types of...

What Driverless Cars Mean for Michigan Auto Lawyers

Driverless cars are coming to Michigan roads, and around the world, sooner than many of us might expect. Auto lawyers and insurance companies...

Trucking Company Liability Due to Improper Loading

  By HG.org
Personal injury cases are often caused by various factors that lead to wounds and harm to an individual or group of persons. This may be applied...

Common Reasons Insurance Companies Use to Deny Claims

  By HG.org
Insurance carriers often attempt to refuse payouts for claims when there are legitimate files for compensation necessary due to injury and...

Alcohol Incidents Expert Witness

  By HG.org
Alcohol affects individuals in different ways. However, this substance is one of the leading causes of accidents and personal injury cases...

Injuries that Warrant a Car Accident Claim

  By HG.org
Car accidents usually cause minor to severe injuries for those involved, and even when someone has only been mildly included in these incident,...

Legal Options for When an Insurance Claim Is Denied

  By HG.org
After an accident where injuries have been sustained, the victim usually attempts to collect compensation from his or her insurance company...

Traffic Ticket Lawyer in New Jersey

A traffic ticket lawyer in New Jersey deals with all the legal approaches and citations required during various types of traffic violations....

Four Frequently Asked Questions about Occupational Licenses in Texas

This article explains answers to four of the most frequently asked questions about occupational driver's licenses in Texas. Do I need to go in...

Self-Driving Car Accidents: Who is at Fault?

Car manufacturers continue to develop ways to ensure that both car drivers and passengers remain safe in the case of an accident. One of the...

Expert Witness: The Role of Auto Insurance Companies during Accident Claims

  By HG.org
Due to the widespread damage and injuries that occur with car accidents on the roads and highways, it is imperative that auto insurance has been...

Accident Analysis Expert Witness

  By HG.org
The goal of an expert witness is to provide detailed explanations, experience, analysis from an outside perspective and an overall capability in...

Bicycle Accident Insurance: What Would Your Attorney Recommend?

Bicyclists and drivers share a lot of the same roads, but their transportation modes are completely different.

How to Get the Maximum Payout You’re Entitled To From the Insurance Company Without the Hassle

When you’re injured in a car accident, you’ll definitely be in touch with insurance companies. Some are faster than others, and they all want to...

Personal Injury: When Is the Right Time to Settle?

After an accident, it can be difficult to assess if the personal injury settlement you’ve been offered is fair. Know when it is time to...

How a Car Accident Lawyer Assesses the Winnability of Your Case

  By HG.org
Injuries and fatalities due to car accidents are messy and complicated disasters that often require the assistance of a lawyer for personal...

Injuries Caused by School Bus Drivers and How to Collect

  By HG.org
Students that ride on a bus often experience peaceful and non-eventful drives. However, there are some incidents that may transpire while in...

Complex Causes of Truck Crashes and Who Bears the Liability

  By HG.org
The United States Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have put various regulations in place that...

Uber and Honda Face Lawsuit after Crash Leaves Rider Paralyzed

Today, many people in Chicago and throughout Illinois turn to Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing companies instead of calling for taxis....

10 Lies Auto Insurance Companies Tell You After a Car Accident

Insurance companies deal with car accidents all the time, and their process to sweep it away is highly efficient.

I Had a Bad Car Accident. I Have Auto Insurance. Why Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Your car insurance premium covers compensatory damages for property loss and medical costs up to the policy limits. But if you have sustained...

Civil Consequences of DUI

  By HG.org
Driving under the influence is illegal in every state of the country. The consequences of these actions often are criminal charges with...

Are You a Young Driver in California? Here’s What You Need to Know!

Just got your license? Ready to get on the road? Before you grab your keys, here are few laws in California that wouldn’t hurt to take a quick...

Third Party Liability in a DUI Crash

  By HG.org
It is possible in a collision where someone is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, this person may be only one of several that may be held...

How Can an Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness Help in a Personal Injury Case?

  By HG.org
When a person collides with another, his or her testimony often is in direct opposition which causes complications in dealing with the victim...

How Truck Driver Impairment Causes Catastrophic Injuries

  By HG.org
When truck drivers are traveling far distances, they often become tired or sleepy. These are only two types of impairment they may exhibit while...

How Can I Handle Medical Expenses after a Car Accident?

  By HG.org
Expenses rise exponentially when an accident on the road or in traffic occurs. When the sudden need to pay these debts off arises, it is vital...

Determining Liability When Something Falls off a Commercial Truck

  By HG.org
Items may fall off a commercial truck and cause an accident, or these items may collide with a person or a driver’s vehicle that leads to...

"DUI Less Safe" Georgia - What is the "DUI Less Safe" Penalty?

A person arrested in Georgia for DUI-alcohol is initially arrested for DUI less safe. This is the most common type of DUI GA charge for driving...

Liability Associated with Self-Driving Cars

  By HG.org
As technology has advanced to the point that cars now have automatic driving capabilities, there are possible issues of liability that must be...

How “Full Coverage” May be a Myth in Car Accident Cases

  By HG.org
Full coverage insurance is often requested or required by car companies for rental, purchase or lease dealings. This type of coverage is usually...

What Happens if Injured by an Uninsured Driver

  By HG.org
Accidents occur on the road and in traffic so often that it has become a billion dollar issue every year in the United States. In some instances...

What to Ask after a Car Accident

  By HG.org
When a car accident or collision occurs with others, property or objects, many victims or those harmed often ask the questions what happens next...

Mental Health Illnesses and Personal Injury Accidents

  By HG.org
Personal injury accidents are a common theme when certain factors are part of the situation. These circumstances often affect how a person...

Insurance Facts Surrounding Hit and Run Accidents

  By HG.org
Hit and run accidents occur with infrequency in the United States. Because of this, insurance companies may not have a stipulation specifically...

How Social Media Posts can Sink Your Personal Injury Case

  By HG.org
With the accessibility of the internet in the electronic age, it is easy for both pursuing and opposing legal teams to examine social media...

Class Action Lawsuits against Audi over CO2 Emissions Cheating

Audi is facing class action lawsuits over allegations of CO2 emissions cheating on its 2012-2016 A6, A8, Q5, Q7, S4, S5, S6, and S7 model with a...

Winning Mediation Strategies

Next to trial, mediation can be the most crucial day of litigating your case. That’s why it's important to spend time and effort having the case...

Ridesharing and Liability in Auto Accidents

Ridesharing services have increased in popularity across the country in the past years, but this has brought to attention a wave of consumers’...

What Bicyclists Should Do in Hit-and-Run Accidents

In the case of a hit and run accident, what is a bicyclist to do? There are several important things to keep in mind at all times. One of those...

What You Need for a Texas Occupational Driver's License

A Texas Occupational Driver's License will allow a person whose license is suspended to drive under certain restricted conditions. This article...

Avoiding Accidents with Trucks

  By HG.org
Accidents through traveling in trucks happen every day in the United States. These issues often harm those driving, passengers and other...

Uber and Liability

  By HG.org
Uber has become one of the top ways of traveling when the person needing the ride does not want to take a taxi. However, if there are accidents,...

Truck Cartel: Be Mindful of Statute of Limitations for Damages Claims in Germany and the EU

The parties to the truck cartel illegally fixed prices, among other things, over a period of 14 years. Those who have suffered because of the...

DWI No Refusal Weekends in Texas

During the holidays, police crack down on drinking and driving by scheduling no refusal weekends. Police have warrants more readily available on...

When Is a Lawyer Considered a Car Accident Lawyer?

  By HG.org
Car collisions are one of the top ways in which a person is injured or dies in the United States. Because of these accidents, litigation may...

DUI Checkpoints in Georgia: the 15 Most Important Georgia Appellate Decisions

Georgia is one of 38 states that permits warrantless DUI checkpoints. New Georgia case law in the past 5 years has clarified the requirements of...

Fatalities and Multi-Vehicle Accidents

  By HG.org
The record of accidents in both traffic and on the road is astronomical every year with billions in damages for each person affected and for the...

Parents and Teen Driving Dangers

  By HG.org
The dangers of driving are everywhere from the small town to the big city and from ages ranging young to old. The hazards found in road...

Cognitive Distractions and Drivers

  By HG.org
Drivers often face several types of distractions when traveling from one place to another. It is these disturbances that cause or lead to...

Risks Associated with Drowsy Driving

  By HG.org
The risks of driving while drowsy elevate the potential for disastrous road entanglements exponentially the less sleep or rest a person has....

Driving in Construction Zones

  By HG.org
Construction zones are dangerous and fraught with potential hazards for all drivers that pass through them. It is important to pay attention to...

The Truth about Insurance Companies and Auto Accident Injury Claims

There’s a lot that happens after an auto accident. One of those things is the claim to the insurance companies. You may find that when you are...

Mistakes after an Accident

  By HG.org
Car accidents are among the top causes of injury and death for individuals and groups. Even when only minor destruction is done, the costs may...

Process for Injured Passengers in Accidents

  By HG.org
While drivers are often the recipients of injuries and may die in accidents involving vehicles, roads or other drivers, passengers are just as...

Understanding the Cause of Motorcycle Accidents and Who May Be to Blame

  By HG.org
When accidents occur with motorcycles, the driver may not live to see recovery from any possible injuries sustained. Safety is paramount for...

Insurance Company Excuses to Deny a Claim

  By HG.org
Car accidents occur with increasing frequency depending upon certain factors. Even though various insurance companies are available throughout...

What Pain is Worth for Settlement

  By HG.org
When victims are harmed in the process of a crime that has been perpetrated, they often suffer from various forms of pain. These could be...

When Can You Sue Outside of Workers’ Compensation?

Any injury or illness that happens in connection with an employee’s job is called a workplace injury. In most states, the definition of...

California Waste, Trash and Garbage Truck Accidents - The Danger Is Real

They’re massive, heavy, cumbersome, they don’t turn easily, they have blind spots, move in a jerky fashion, have to frequently back up and they...

Landscaping Truck Accidents in California - Causes and Complexities

The unique risks landscaping trucks pose to children, the elderly and other pedestrians and bicycle riders who cannot get out of the way fast...

New Round of BMW Vehicles Recalled for Takata Airbag Problems

The most recent recall affects BMW X3 and X4 SUVs from the 2015 model year and X5s from the 2014 and 2015 model years.

Don’t Show Your Cards on Facebook!

Although social media is an amazing tool that people can use to share ideas and keep in touch, social media can destroy your chances of winning...

Housing Discrimination – Know Your Rights

America has come a long way and made major improvements from certain aspects of its history of racism and discrimination…after all, we have...

Bicycle Accidents: Who’s at Fault When You Get Doored?

One common question from bicyclists is that of liability in the event that the rider is doored. This is an accident that occurs when someone in...

Break These Los Angeles Bicycle Safety Laws and You Could Get Fined — or Worse, Injured

Bicycle road rules exist for our safety. Breaking them endangers not only yourself but also those around you. Safety laws for bicyclists in...

What You Need to Know about Uber Accidents

Obtaining representation after a ride-sharing accident can be an important first step for those injured in a crash.

Can Someone Sue You for a Zika Infection?

If you contract Zika, you may have the legal right to recover damages. But you also may have legal liability if you don’t protect others from...

What Is a Car Accident Lawyer

The terminology "car accident lawyer" does not automatically invoke visions of a personal injury lawyer, although the two phrases are...

California Rental Car Accident Insurance Primer for Lawyers and Victims

Rental Car Accident Insurance offered by car rental companies, as well as the rental car insurance coverage on your personal car insurance...

The Myth of Full Coverage

"Full Coverage" is one of the most common myths of insurance. Learn where your gaps may be, and how to better protect yourself after an accident.

How Social Media Can Hurt Your Personal Injury Case

Social media has become a cornerstone of communication. Before mentioning your accident online, know how social posts can impact your personal...

Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Navigating the landmines of a personal injury claim by yourself can be devastating. When you represent yourself in these claims, your decisions...

Complications to Personal Injury Calculations

  By HG.org
As the world advances in technology and new types of treatments are available, other issues may occur with a rise in complications. As applied...

California Car Sharing and Ride Sharing Accidents: The Future of Personal Injury

The number of car sharing injury accidents in California will grow substantially as car sharing becomes a $7 billion business globally over the...

Could 2017 Be the Year of Larger NAFTA Payloads?

For Texans, the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are not only visible in an invigorated economy but also in the...

Manufacturers of Self-Driving May Be Protected from Lawsuits

Self-driving cars will undoubtedly become a widely-acceptable new technology in the near future. But, as with any new technology, mistakes can...

Patchett v. Lee Opinion: What It Says and How It Effects Indiana Personal Injury Claims

Earlier this year The Indiana Supreme Court Was Asked Whether Medicare, Medicaid, and HIP payments could be introduced as evidence of the...

4 Common Questions and Answers in a Car Accident Case in California

Driving is like breathing for most Californians: we use our cars in every aspect of our daily lives. However, no matter how experienced you are...

California’s 2017 Cell Phone Law Affect on Car Accident Liability

The 2017 new California law restricting cell phone use in cars was designed to further reduce the number of auto accidents and injuries caused...

Potential Steering Problem Triggers Mazda SUV Recall

A safety defect in the steering for Mazda vehicles has led to a recall from 2006 to 2012.

How the Causation Element Works in Florida Personal Injury

In Florida, personal injury lawsuits require that the plaintiff show that the defendant(s) directly caused or substantially contributed to the...

Distracted Driving in Oregon State

The number of deaths and injuries that occur in the United States from traffic accidents are astounding, and more than half of them involve a...

Should I Go Through My Insurance for Collision Coverage or the Other Driver's Insurance?

Knowing what to do in regards to insurance and covering the property damage to your car after an accident can be confusing. You have options to...

13 Mistakes that Can Hurt Your Car Accident Case and the Compensation You're Entitled To

Car accident cases involving personal injury can be stressful, tedious, and confusing. They are not to be handled alone. A highly-experienced...

Record Fine For Truck Cartel – Enforcing Damages Claims in EU and Germany

Members of the truck cartel will have to pay a fine totaling approx. 2.9 billion euros, and things could become even more expensive if damages...


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