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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.
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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: Whoís 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 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 arenít 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

  September 14, 2017     By Breyer Law Offices, PC
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?

  September 14, 2017     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?

  September 11, 2017     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 Ė Is this Dealer Fraud?

  September 8, 2017     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

  September 8, 2017     By Heygood Orr & Pearson
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?

  September 7, 2017     By The Patberg Law Firm
So, youíve 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

  September 5, 2017     By McCann & Wall, LLC
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

  September 5, 2017     By Steven J. Pisani, Attorney at Law
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?

  September 1, 2017     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?

  August 29, 2017     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 Donít Realize Theyíre Injured

  August 28, 2017     By McNeely Stephenson
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!"

  August 25, 2017     By Correll Law Firm, PLC
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

  August 24, 2017     By Boccadutri International Law Firm
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

  August 24, 2017     By DiTomaso Law
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

  August 23, 2017     By LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton, P.A.
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

  August 17, 2017     By d'Oliveira & Associates
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

  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 Administrationís 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 ďnormalĒ 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, ß 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

  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, Uberís services are...

Claiming Compensation For A Car Accident Injury

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

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 isnít 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 Ė 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 Youíve Been Involved in a Vehicle Accident

Nearly 1.3 million people die - globally - in road accidents each year; thatís over 3,000 deaths per day, and over 20 million people are injured...

Distracted Driving Car Accidents

Distracted driving causes more fatalities on Americaís 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 Are the Penalties for Drunk Driving in New Jersey?

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?

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?

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

Typically, people donít 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

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

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?

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

Few states in America ramp up punishment for a second DUI offense like the State of Georgia.

Have You Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Steve is driving back to his hometown from college. Itís 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 Arenít They Mandatory?

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?

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 Isnít 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, Doesnít 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 Ė 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 partyís actions caused the incident. This...


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