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Commercial Truck Accident Litigation Process in Texas

  December 13, 2017     By HG.org
Truckers log thousands of miles while driving in and through Texas. When a truck accident occurs, it is important to understand the process...
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Can Uber Drivers Choose to File an Accident Claim with Personal Insurance Rather than Uber’s Insurance?

  December 11, 2017     By HG.org
Working with Uber is often the chance of building a revenue stream without the hassle of going to an office and working for a supervisor that...

When Does Uber Have to Pay for Injuries and Damages in an Auto Accident?

  December 6, 2017     By Mullen & Mullen Law Firm
It stinks when other people are responsible for the injuries that happen to you, doesn’t it? Sometimes, you have to go through numerous legal...

Who Can Be Held Liable in a Texas Dram Shop Case?

  December 6, 2017     By HG.org
Texas’ dram shop law holds bars and others responsible for serving alcohol to patrons who then go out and cause injuries to others. There are a...

How Lawyers and Insurance Companies Evaluate Illinois Injury Claims for Fair Settlement Value

  November 29, 2017     By HG.org
One of the most common questions that a personal injury lawyer is asked is what the value of a claim is. However, this is often difficult to...

What People Don’t Know about Recording the Police

  November 28, 2017     By Lem Garcia Law
In the wake of the tragic police shootings, videos of the police being recorded by regular citizens are gaining popularity. In many of the...

What Should I Do after a Commercial Truck Accident in Texas?

  November 28, 2017     By HG.org
Every year, more than 500,000 commercial truck accidents occur. These vehicles weigh several tons, increasing the likelihood that any accident...

I Was Hit By a Drunk Driver, What Should I Do?

  November 28, 2017     By Lem Garcia Law
If you've been hit by a drunk driver make sure you get seen by a physician as soon as possible. Your health comes first. You can file your claim...

Do You Really Need an Attorney after a Car Accident?

  November 28, 2017     By Lem Garcia Law
No, you don't really need an attorney after a car accident, but it's a good idea. Most personal injury lawyers consult with injured victims for...

Damages Overview in Personal Injury Cases in Texas

  November 27, 2017     By HG.org
In personal injury cases, the court is concerned with making a victim whole again after the negligence of another party resulted in his or her...

Texas DMV Revokes Registrations and Titles for Dune Buggies and Sand Rails

  November 27, 2017     By The Posey Law Firm, PC
Autoweek is reporting that the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has decided to revoke the titles and registrations of dune buggies and...

GM Faces Lawsuits over Alleged Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra Duramax Diesel Emissions Cheating

  November 20, 2017     By Heygood Orr & Pearson
In May 2017, a class action lawsuit was filed against GM on behalf of drivers of the affected Chevy and GMC diesel trucks. The lawsuit accuses...

A Deadly Bus Crash Can Prove Catastrophic

  November 20, 2017     By Isaacs & Isaacs Law Office
Because of the way bus seating is designed, passengers on buses have far less chance of being injured or killed than drivers and passengers in...

New Jersey’s No-Fault Insurance Laws for Car Accidents

  November 20, 2017     By HG.org
New Jersey partially uses a no-fault insurance system. People who are involved in a car accident in New Jersey cannot always bring a personal...

Auto Manufacturers Face Emissions Cheating Litigation in the Wake of the VW Dieselgate Scandal

  November 20, 2017     By Heygood Orr & Pearson
In September 2015, Volkswagen admitted that it had lied to consumers and federal regulators about the performance and emissions levels of its...

Safety Tips for Thanksgiving Travel

  November 19, 2017     By LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton, P.A.
In 2015 alone, close to 42 million Americans packed up their cars and hit the road to visit family and friends for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Why Inadequate Trucking Regulations Fail Us All

  November 15, 2017     By McNeely Stephenson
There are two basic theories concerning regulation in business. The first one suggests that too much regulation kills business –that without the...

Malpractice suits alleging “improper bonuses” settled

  November 15, 2017     By Matzus Law, LLC
Incentives are a great way to motivate individuals and push them to reach new heights and get better at a given task. Rewarding people for their...

Inadequate Road Signage Contributed to Accident – Can I Sue the City or State?

  November 15, 2017     By HG.org
Road construction and deterioration often affects drivers to the point that a car crash occurs, and the damage may be significant or include...

What To Do If You Have No Car Insurance and You Get Into an Accident in New York

  November 15, 2017     By Proner & Proner
If you don’t have required car insurance, you face possible legal penalties in an accident—even if it wasn’t your fault. Driving without...

What Are My Options When My Car Is a Lemon?

  November 10, 2017     By Neale & Fhima, LLP
Before you can exercise any of your rights under California's lemon laws, you must first make sure that your vehicle actually qualifies as a...

Lithium Battery Fire on Airline Flight Raises Concerns

  November 7, 2017     By d'Oliveira & Associates
An increase of incidents involving faulty lithium batteries also increases dangers in air travel.

No Fault Insurance and Bodily Injury Claims in Minnesota Bike Accident Cases

  November 3, 2017     By HG.org
When a case occurs with no fault conditions, this means that no single person or company is responsible for the injuries incurred. However,...

Lemon Laws in California

  November 1, 2017     By Neale & Fhima, LLP
What exactly is a lemon and what protections does the state of California provide consumers? Fortunately for consumers, the Song-Beverly Act is...

Consider Recalls When Buying a Used Car

  October 27, 2017     By Neale & Fhima, LLP
While consumer groups are fighting to ban the sale of vehicles with open safety recalls, buyers need to take a few steps to protect themselves...

Tesla Shares Blame in First-Known Semi-Autonomous Car Fatality

  October 26, 2017     By LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton, P.A.
After an in-depth investigation into the fatal 2016 crash of a semi-autonomous Tesla sedan, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)...

What to Expect in Making an Insurance Claim

  October 23, 2017     By Poynter & Bucheri, LLC
When you wind up making a claim on an insurance policy, an insurance claim can be a complicated process, and it can be full of unpleasant...

Understanding Automobile Insurance

  October 23, 2017     By Poynter & Bucheri, LLC
Trying to understand all the terms used in relation to automobiles, particularly automobile insurance, can be a daunting task. In many cases,...

What to Do if You Are in an Automobile Accident

  October 23, 2017     By Poynter & Bucheri, LLC
Would you know what to do if you drove your car into another car? A pedestrian? When a car accident happens, injuries may be severe and emotions...

Top 10 Reasons to Hire an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney

  October 23, 2017     By Poynter & Bucheri, LLC
Starting with experience . . .

Bicycle Accidents in North Carolina - Knowledge Can Help Avoid Injuries

  October 23, 2017     By Thomas Ferguson & Mullins
Bicycling is becoming more popular in the United States. A report from the Governors Highway Safety Association says that Americans are turning...

Ford to Petition Regulators to Avoid Recall of Vehicles With Defective Airbags

  October 18, 2017     By d'Oliveira & Associates
The petition would let Ford to continue analyzing the inflators for defects.

What to Do in a Car Accident in Australia

  October 17, 2017     By Carter Capner Law
Every year, the number of car accidents continues to rise. A car accident can leave you devastated, injured and with a huge hospital bill....

Accidents and Student Drivers: Who’s Responsible?

  October 16, 2017     By Greenman, Goldberg, Raby and Martinez
Everyone on the road has been a new driver at one point or another. Anyone who's ever been behind the wheel had to learn how to drive before...

The Top 5 Motorcycle Safety Tips

  October 11, 2017     By Galfand Berger LLP
According to a recent report compiled by the Department of Transportation (DOT), there are 8,410,255 registered motorcycles across the United...

Return-to-School Safety Tips for Kids and Teens

  October 11, 2017     By Galfand Berger LLP
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children under 15 were one of the most at-risk age groups for pedestrian...

The Dangerous Truth About ATV Accidents

  By HG.org
While many people enjoy the exhilaration and thrill that riding an all-terrain vehicle, or ATV, brings, others are suffering from severe...

Social Media and Your Personal Injury Case

  October 5, 2017     By Breyer Law Offices, PC
Social media is accessed by millions of people around the world. It is also used by defense lawyers, private investigators, and the defendants....

Three Cases When Hiring a Car Accident Attorney is Critical

  October 4, 2017     By Farmer, Cline & Campbell, PLLC
While it's usually a good idea to have an attorney representing you in any case resulting from an automobile accident, there are three scenarios...

Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Recalled for Oil Defect

  October 3, 2017     By Greenberg Law Offices
Accidents on the road aren’t always caused by other drivers or vehicles. Sometimes, defective products are to blame. Defective products can...

Your Lawsuit May Have Multiple Other Defendants

  October 2, 2017     By Harris, Creech, Ward and Blackerby, PA
Lawsuits often involve multiple other defendants, which can complicate a case. When North Carolina defendants find themselves subject to a...

Safety of Self-Driving Cars - Proposed Legislation

  September 27, 2017     By Fox & Melofchik, L.L.C.
Republicans have proposed legislation for self-driving cars, which they believe will significantly reduce the number of car fatalities.

Common Questions that Arise after a Slip and Fall Accident

  September 20, 2017     By Thomas Creech Law Offices, LLC
One of the most common types of cases personal injury lawyers handle are Slip and Falls. To address confusion that people may have while...

Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving

  September 19, 2017     By Greenman, Goldberg, Raby and Martinez
While you may be juggling multiple tasks, such as dropping the kids off at school, stopping for coffee on the way to work, and picking up the...

How Much Is Your Motorcycle Accident Claim Worth?

  September 18, 2017     By Mullen & Mullen Law Firm
What kind of settlement can you get for your motorcycle accident? It depends on several factors.

In a Car Crash? You Need to File a Police Report

Filing a police report after a car accident is one of the most important things you can do. If your accident was bad enough to block traffic or...

Two Days after Buying a Used Car, the Transmission Failed. Can I Return It and Get My Money Back?

  By HG.org
When purchasing a car, the stipulations that provide for returning it are very specific in most contracts. If the individual obtained the...

Is it Dealer Fraud if the Dealer did not Disclose a Salvage Title?

  By HG.org
Car dealership fraud is possible through a number of activities and actions taken by the company. One of these is when the business does not...

Used Car Seller Did Not Tell Me the Warranties Expired – Is this Dealer Fraud?

  By HG.org
Fraud with an auto dealer may be committed when the employees have practiced unfair or unreasonable activity or are deceptive.

GM Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Alleged Emissions Cheating on Chevy and GMC Duramax Diesel Trucks

A class action lawsuit has been filed against General Motors accusing the company of installing an diesel emissions "defeat device" on thousands...

What Are First Party Benefits and How Do I Get Them after a Motor Vehicle Accident?

So, you’ve been in a motor vehicle accident and been injured. Now what? What do you do about your medical bills? What about your lost wages?...

Determining Liability for Truck Accidents

Commercial truck accidents may involve significantly more damage than regular car accidents. This is because a truck full of cargo can weigh...

Some Defense Options for Reckless Driving Charges

It takes just one or perhaps two strong defenses to make your case strong. These are some strong defenses that could be built for your reckless...

Car Dealership Altered the Financial Paperwork, Can I Get Out of the Deal?

  By HG.org
Many auto dealers file paperwork when someone comes in for a new deal. On the files that are recorded, there are certain fields that detail the...

What Kinds of Car Purchase Issues are Considered Auto Dealer Fraud?

  By HG.org
There are many different types of fraud that may be perpetuated by an auto dealer when working with a client seeking a new vehicle. These may be...

How to Work with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Victim Even If They Don’t Realize They’re Injured

Imagine that you have been involved in a car wreck. Your vehicle was totaled and you suffered what you believed at the time were moderate...

"...and She Faked the Injury!"

Insurance adjusters will look for any sign of weakness in the value of a personal injury case.

What to Do in Case of a Car Accident in Italy

An accident can cause damage to vehicles or other things, but it can also cause injury to the people involved and in severe cases it can cause...

Gathering Evidence to Support a Personal Injury Claim

A personal injury claim cannot be successful without evidence to support it. This is because personal injury claims hinge on the issue of...

New Distracted Driving Law in Washington State Prohibits All Cell Phone Use

Many states have issued strict distracted driving laws in an effort to reduce the number of accidents that occur when people use their handheld...

Raising Awareness about Faulty Takata Airbags

The list of recalled cars containing the defective airbags is expected to grow as time goes on.

The Romberg Test Is a Medical Evaluation Being Used by a Lay Person as a Non-Standardized Field Sobriety Test

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

Arizona law requires drivers to have insurance coverage. However, many drivers lack adequate coverage and are actually underinsured. As a...

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

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

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

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

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?

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?

  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

  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

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

  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?

  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?

  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

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

  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

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

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?

Ridesharing is a growing trend. The popularity of ridesharing networks like Uber has skyrocketed in recent years. In fact, Uber’s services are...

Summer Truck Tire Blowouts

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

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?

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

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

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

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?

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

Your coverage isn’t limited to auto crashes alone.

Five Things You Should Know about Truck Accident Cases

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Indianapolis 500 - The Greatest Spectacle in Racing - features open-wheeled race cars flying around a 2.5 mile oval (rectangle) at more than...


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