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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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Why Victims Need California Uber Car Accident Lawyers for Ride Sharing Personal Injury Claims

One might have thought it would be easy to settle an Uber accident claim or lawsuit in California. After all, California now requires increased...

Why Cars Crash

  By HG.org
Many accidents have various faults and reasons behind the why and how. Though there are dangers on the road or with weather, most collisions and...

How Your Cell Phone Can Be Your Worst Enemy

  By HG.org
Many drivers have cellphones in the car with them when they are travelling from one place to another. It is when they look at it, use it to text...

Important Documents for Accident Victims to Prove their Case

  By HG.org
When an accident occurs, many victims and participants are completely unaware of what procedures, documentation and other issues need to be...

Texting While Driving

  By HG.org
As the number of people texting has steadily increased, so have the number of cases involving motor vehicle accidents caused by texting while...

Road Rage and Legal Consequences

  By HG.org
Drivers have become more aggressive on roads and in traffic for several years. This phenomenon has become one of the top issues that often leads...

Late Night Automotive Accidents

  By HG.org
Collisions occur at night more so than during the day for various reasons. The lack of light affects many drivers adversely, but the bright...

New Auto Defect Whistleblower Proposal Receives Early Support

There is a new piece of federal legislation being proposed that would give financial incentives to whistleblowers who expose safety defects in...

How? When? What? Handling Medical Expenses after a Car Accident

A major concern for personal injury victims is the medical bills that are inevitably incurred after being injured in a car accident.

Proving Car Accident Claim's Past Medical Expenses

To successfully recoup medical expenses from your personal injury insurance claim. a claimant must satisfy the adjuster that the medical...

Liability with Dram Shop

  By HG.org
In an effort to curb the disastrous results of drunk driving, more and more states have implemented laws to hold additional parties responsible...

Prom Season and Dram Shop Liability

  By HG.org
Prom is one of the most festive times of the year for high school students. For many, it is the first time that they dress up to a formal event...

Texting Potentially Worse than DUI

  By HG.org
When a driver is texting, they are not paying attention to the road or traffic. This may lead to severe injury through negligence. Because all...

New Motorist Threat: Drugged Drivers

  By HG.org
Driving under the influence of drugs is a factor that leads to personal injury, property damage and sometimes death. When driving through...

DUI in the Day is Increasing

  By HG.org
The instances of driving under the influence during the day have been increasing. It is becoming a major problem that needs to be remedied....

Data for DUI

  By HG.org
Driving under the influence is a preventable type of offense. Accidents involving alcohol-related incidents are increasing, but the statistics...

Dangers of Teen Drinking

  By HG.org
Teenage drivers may cause severe injury or death when driving under the influence. The lack of experience and knowledge about what to do tends...

Premises Liability and Slip and Fall Cases

It’s all fun and games until someone slips and falls. Sometimes it’s just not your fault, and there is no way you could have avoided the...

Prevent Social Media from Damaging an Auto Accident Injury Case

It's been a long trial and things look good. The jury seems to be siding with the plaintiff in a personal injury case. It was proven the...

Self-Driving Cars and Liability

Soon, self-driving cars will start making their way onto roadways across the world. The first wave of autonomous vehicles is expected to enter...

Death by Auto

Drivers who are accused of causing fatal accidents by driving recklessly will in most circumstances be prosecuted for violating New Jersey’s...

Drug and Alcohol Risks for Underage Youths

  By HG.org
Adolescents commonly experience with drugs and alcohol during their youth. However, this can often result in serious ramifications to their...

Hit and Run Personal Injury Claims

  By HG.org
When individuals are injured by another driver, they often know to get the other driver’s insurance information and to make a claim against that...

Handling Hit and Run Accidents

  By HG.org
Hit and run accidents occur when two or more vehicles collide and one party flees the scene with the vehicle or on foot. When an accident is...

Importance of Filing Tort Claims Act Notice in New Jersey

The New Jersey Tort Claims Act (“NJTCA”), N.J.S.A. 59:1-1, et seq., provides that “parties suing public entities must comply with strict...

Amtrak Sued Following Fatal Accident

An April 3, 2016 collision on the southbound tracks just outside Chester, Pennsylvania fatally injured two railroad workers. The family of one...

Social Media Can Harm a Personal Injury Case

Facebook, Twitter, and other social media websites have become a central part of millions of American lives. Individuals share events, photos...

Whiplash Injuries after a Car Accident

Whiplash is a common injury in car accidents that occurs when a person’s neck jolts back-and-forth in a sudden, sharp motion, most often...

Jeep that Killed Actor Was Recalled

Anton Yelchin, an actor best known for his role in Star Trek, was fatally injured June 19th when his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee rolled down his...

The High Cost of Distracted Driving in Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania alone, distracted driving and cell phone use resulted in thousands of injuries and more than 200 fatalities last year.

How to Stop Your Georgia Drivers' License from Getting Suspended - DUI Refusal

Arrested for DUI? Is your license suspended? Your suspended license MUST be appealed. Georgia requires any Georgia DDS appeal to be filed within...

Maryland Passes Landmark Safety Law

With the recent approval of Maryland’s car safety disclosure laws, car manufacturers will no longer be permitted to punish dealers for sharing...

Jeep Recall After Actor Death Of an Actor

Star Trek actor, Anton Yelchin, was fatally injured on June 19,2016 when his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee rolled backwards and pinned him against a...

Dealing with Insurance Companies after a Car Accident

  By HG.org
Insurance companies play an important role in the aftermath of a car accident. In some cases, the accident victim must make a claim against his...

How Video Surveillance Is Used in Personal Injury Cases

  By HG.org
In today’s world of smart phones and instant access to information through various video formats, it is easier than ever to record someone...

Summer Driving Accidents

  By HG.org
When summer approaches, air travel and road transportation increase to a great degree. Due to the volume of vehicles on the road, accident...

Railroad Intersection Dangers

  By HG.org
The dangers of crossing railroad tracks is a very real threat for some individuals. Pedestrians and vehicles sometimes wander into the railroad...

Construction Zone Auto Accidents

  By HG.org
Highways, expressways and major traffic areas are often undergoing construction. Some states have roads constantly being repaired while other...

Lack of Safety of Crude Oil Trains

  By HG.org
Crude oil trains are responsible for transporting this important resource across the country. Given the flammable nature of the product and the...

Pedestrian Liability in Vehicular Accidents

Accidents between a pedestrian and a car can be some of the most dangerous kinds of vehicular incidents in terms of the possibility for serious...

Special Issues with Facial Injuries

Facial injuries can be devastating and traumatic. In the personal injury context, they are different from other types of injuries; the very...

Medical Records and Insurance Companies after a Car Accident

After suffering injuries in a car accident, a person may seek compensation or coverage for the medical bills related to these injuries, either...

How to Beat a DUI

These eleven tips would be good to share with anyone who occasionally has a drink and later drives a vehicle of any type.

97 Reasons to Fight a DUI charge; DUI Penalties; DUI Consequences; and Pleading Guilty = 100% Chance of Losing

For the past 30 years, an average of 1.5 million American drivers have been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or DUI drugs. In...

Atlanta Municipal Court – Georgia’s Busiest Municipal Court – Atlanta Traffic Court

No criminal court in Georgia processes more traffic ticket cases than the Atlanta Municipal Court. Atlanta DUI lawyer William C. Head explains...

Keeping Children Safe in Motor Vehicles

  By HG.org
The safety of children is paramount when traveling in any vehicle. The number one reason children under eighteen lose their lives is due to...

Importance of Correcting Recalled Automobiles

  By HG.org
Entire vehicles and specific auto parts are recalled often due to defects. Some sources state vehicle recalls happen almost every single day....

Safety of ATVs and Electric Cars

  By HG.org
American vehicle purchases tend to sway back and forth between large vehicles to compact vehicles. Consumers are also fascinated with using ATVs...

2015 Car Accident Statistics

  By HG.org
Automotive crashes continue to be one of the main reasons for American deaths. After seeing a decline in traffic fatalities for many years, 2015...

Who Is Responsible for Underage Drinking?

  By HG.org
Many teens and young adults report drinking even when they have not reached the legal age limit of 21. If a teen consumes alcohol and then...

How Insurance Companies Value Accident Injury Claims in California

  By Kaass Law
Insurance company may use Colossus to determine how much to pay you for your personal injury claims. What type of information do insurance...

How Are Claims Affected When They Involve Multiple Vehicles?

  By HG.org
Accidents involving multiple vehicles happen each day in various states, and it only takes a moment to cause irreparable damage. Numerous...

Do I Need a Lawyer if the Car Accident was Minor?

  By HG.org
Many may ask themselves if a lawyer is necessary after any type of collision. When injuries and damages are minor, individuals may avoid seeking...

Legal Steps to Take After a Public Transit Accident

  By HG.org
Many forms of public transport are used each day in various cities around the world. They allow faster travel and easier convenience than cars...

Legal Liability for Train Derailment

  By HG.org
Trains tend to carry many people when transporting individuals to destinations. Though accidents are not very common, a derailment may occur for...

Dangerous Transportation Hazards

  By HG.org
Every day, people are subjected to certain hazards while commuting to and from home, work, school and other locations. These hazards exist on...

Risks of Handling Your Own Car Accident Claim

  By HG.org
Every year, more than 2 million individuals are injured in automotive accidents. Some of these individuals choose to handle their car accident...

Characteristics of Drivers More Likely to Get in Car Accidents

  By HG.org
Many accidents occur through defects, negligence and accidental circumstances. While this holds true with most collisions or crashes, there are...

When Road Hazards Are to Blame for Car Accidents

  By HG.org
Many accidents involving vehicles are the fault of a driver or specific factors dealing with passengers, behavior, other drivers or conditions...

Common Causes of Automotive Accidents

  By HG.org
Car accidents have been one of the leading causes of death during the last decade. Though the number of deaths has varied each year, the number...

How Does Subrogation Impact Car Accident Claims

  By HG.org
Subrogation is the replacement of a person or group of people by another in respect of a duty or coverage claim, supplemented by the allocation...

Samsung's Efforts To Reduce Crashes

In an effort to prevent truck accidents by increasing visibility, Samsung has developed a “safety truck” that has a wireless camera mounted on...

Need For Underride Guard Safety

Rear underride guards on the backs of trucks are installed to prevent cars from becoming wedged underneath tractor trailers in the event of a...

Underinsured and Uninsured Motorists

New Jersey car insurance is essential to protecting you and your loved ones in the event of a car accident. Insurance policies can cover damage...

Increase in Fatal Crashes

Each year the U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) compiles and releases crash data, and New...

Legal Options for Injured Passengers

  By HG.org
Thousands of travelers are injured in traffic accidents each year. Though the amount of injuries fluctuates from year to year, the problem is...

Be Safe Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day has become the unofficial start to summer in the United States, and with it comes an increased risk of car accidents involving...


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