Head Injuries After a Car Accident
You try to drive defensively. You bought a car that was fully equipped with sophisticated safety features. However, car accidents still occur. And, the sudden brunt force of an accident can cause significant injuries—especially to the head and cervical spine. Moreover, head trauma is often more complicated than other injuries resulting from car accidents. After all, the brain is responsible for everything the body does. For some, recovery from a traumatic brain injury can last…Continue Reading
Technophilia: Technology & Car Accidents
If you could travel back in time to the 1800s with your smartphone in tow, people would likely consider you to be some sort of space-bending wizard. That should come as no surprise, really. After all, smartphones almost seem like something straight out of a science fiction book. You have this little box that provides you with an endless fount of information via signals from giant metal towers that can reach locations all around the…Continue Reading
How to Recognize a Personal Injury Case
Accidents occur every day. Unfortunately, injuries caused by these accidents can lead to painful conditions and financial loss. Many people are left wondering, “What can I do to get help with my medical and financial hardships?” A personal injury claim may be the difference between securing your family’s future or falling on hard times. Of course, not every accident warrants a personal injury lawsuit. Before investing the time and effort into seeking compensation for your…Continue Reading
Filing a Slip & Fall Accident Claim
As you might already know, slip and fall accidents are quite common. Such opportunities seem to lurk around every corner. Slip and fall accidents can occur at work, the gym, or the supermarket—virtually anywhere is fair game. And, of course, if your accident results from someone else’s negligence, then you may be entitled to compensation for the ensuing financial damages. Many people think that slip and fall accidents are less likely to involve younger individuals.…Continue Reading
What Should I Do If I’m Injured in an Accident?
We’ve all had those unfortunate moments in which life takes an unexpected turn for the worse. An accident can completely derail your plans. One moment you’re going about your daily business... Then, in an instant, you find yourself dealing with pain, confusion, and emotional turmoil. This is especially true for an auto accident. A car wreck is an inherently traumatic experience. You may be physically and emotionally shaken without a clue as to what you…Continue Reading
Can an Undocumented Immigrant File an Insurance Claim?
No one should endure pain and suffering, including undocumented immigrants. Believe it or not, illegal immigrants actually have more rights than you may think. For instance, undocumented immigrants have the right to seek aid from a professional legal team. Fundamentally speaking, undocumented immigrants in the United States have the same rights that any US resident has during their stay. The common worry for immigrants in the event of an accident is, “Will I get deported…Continue Reading
Insurance Basics: Drafting the Perfect Demand Letter
Have you suffered a personal injury as a result of someone else’s negligence? Maybe you were involved in a rear-end collision with a distracted driver. Or, perhaps the negligence of a store owner resulted in unsafe conditions that led you to slip and fall. As a result, you may be struggling with pain, mounting medical bills, lost wages, or property damage. When your injury is someone else’s fault, you may be entitled to compensation. Of…Continue Reading
Is it dangerous to drive with high heels?
High heels are a fundamental piece of most women’s wardrobes. They help to stylize the figure, improve your look and can be fashionable in certain settings. But beware, when driving, it may not be the best ally of women. This type of footwear does not have the necessary surface area in the sole to allow the pedal or the brake to be depressed in order to avoid collisions. That is, in an emergency situation or…Continue Reading
Tire Failure During the Summer
The intense heat of summer increases the risk of punctures, blowouts, and heating in car tires. Do not forget to check the air pressure of your tires every two weeks. Keeping the maintenance of your vehicle in optimal conditions will help you enjoy driving anywhere during the summer. Correctly inflated tires last longer and result in better fuel economy, handling, and braking. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recommends checking tire pressure and looking…Continue Reading
Is Texting and Driving More Dangerous than Drinking and Driving?
WATCH OUT! A study from the University of Utah revealed that using a cell phone while driving is just as, if not more, dangerous than driving under the influence of alcohol. Today texting is considered the worst enemy of the wheel because they account for more motor vehicle accidents than driving under the influence of alcohol. Studies conducted in the United States show that more adults are texting while driving than young people. Some rese…Continue Reading