How Hot Weather Contributes to Accidents, even if Travel is Light This Summer

In a study published in 2015, researchers found that crashes caused by driver performance factors, such as fatigue, distractions and driver error, increased in warmer weather and heat waves. A decrease in driver performance isn’t the only way that hot weather contributes to accidents. Hot weather can be bad for your car’s behavior too, causing […]

Personal Injury Damages Explained

If you are considering filing a personal injury claim, after an accident, you may be a bit confused about the types of damages that are available. In an injury lawsuit, there are compensatory damages and punitive damages. Compensatory damages are those meant to compensate you for your existing and future losses. Punitive damages are meant […]

Don’t Put Off Getting Help for Your Accident Injuries

With businesses closing and stay-at-home orders, it may feel like the world has stopped for the coronavirus, but accidents are not on hold and can happen any time. Hospitals are overcrowded and not a safe place to go if you can avoid it. And if you were trying to recover from injuries when all of […]

Bounce House Injuries – Who Pays?

Whether your child has been hurt in a bounce house accident or you are considering a bounce house party, you need to know who can be held liable for injuries or death in a bounce house accident. There are several factors that go into determining liability, including who was responsible for setting up the bounce […]

Protecting Yourself Before a Motorcycle Crash

Nobody wants to plan to be in a motorcycle accident, but the likelihood that you will be involved in a crash at some point certainly warrants taking some preparatory actions, just in case. Motorcycle injuries are often very serious and very expensive. Choosing the right type of insurance coverage now can make all the difference […]

Should Adults Have to Wear Seatbelts in the Back Seat?

“Click it or ticket!” – the popular catchphrase can be seen on billboards, magazines, road signs, and heard on the radio and television multiple times per day.  It is against the law to ride in the front seat without a seatbelt, and many statistics are given to back up the need for this safety precaution. […]

Quiet Car Rule to Protect Pedestrians

One of the selling points of electric cars and many new model vehicles is that they have quiet engines. Gone are the days when drivers sought powerful, fast and noisy engines. Many of the new cars in the market feature quiet engines at low speed. However, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), […]

Back and Neck Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

Most back and neck injuries that are caused by car accidents result from damage to one or more of the spinal discs, known to doctors as intervertebral discs. A spinal disc is a hard, fibrous disc, filled with a gel-like substance called the nucleus, that fits in between the vertebrae.  The fact that disc damage […]

Motorcycle Safety Tips

All motorists are instructed to “share the roadway” and obey traffic laws to ensure that all drivers and passengers are safe. Even though all drivers have the same rights and responsibilities, motorcyclists have to be extra alert because when there is a crash between a motorcycle and another type of vehicle, the motorcycle is almost […]