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- Accidents and Student Drivers: Who’s Responsible?
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 they could have the experience necessary to navigate the distractions and obstacles that exist on roadways every day. Unfortunately, accidents do happen, and sometimes, they occur when new drivers are still students -- accompanied by their instructors.
- Social Media and Your Personal Injury Case
Social media is accessed by millions of people around the world. It is also used by defense lawyers, private investigators, and the defendants. For you, this means that what you post could be used against you in court.
- Three Cases When Hiring a Car Accident Attorney is Critical
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 when it's absolutely critical to hire an attorney. Reasons range from the difficulty in proving fault to the complexities of governmental immunities to the need to protect against long-term effects of an accident that may not currently be present.
- Safety of Self-Driving Cars - Proposed Legislation
Republicans have proposed legislation for self-driving cars, which they believe will significantly reduce the number of car fatalities.
- Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving
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 dry cleaning, driving while distracted is extremely dangerous. Doing so can result in a serious accident injuring yourself and others.
- How Much Is Your Motorcycle Accident Claim Worth?
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 require an ambulance, police will likely be dispatched to the scene and file a report without you having to ask.
- 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 injuries - whiplash, a thin wrist fracture and sprained shoulder. Your recollection of the crash is foggy, but after a few weeks of recovery you feel that you are mostly back to your old self…
- "...and She Faked the Injury!"
Insurance adjusters will look for any sign of weakness in the value of a personal injury case.
- Gathering Evidence to Support a Personal Injury Claim
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 negligence. If the claimant cannot prove that their injury and resulting damages are the direct result of another party’s negligence, the alleged negligent party cannot be held liable and thus be required to compensate the victim for their damages.