Poor Visibility and Auto Accidents

Poor visibility can occur under a number of conditions. It is a common factor in inclement weather and often found in combination with treacherous road conditions, making for an extremely dangerous situation. But poor visibility is not always accompanied by hazardous weather, and can be the result of harsh natural or manmade lighting conditions. Although […]

Spring Break? More Like Spring Broke

Most college and high school students look forward to spring break as a high point of the year. A roaring week of freedom and good times to break up the monotony as the school year draws to a close. The counterpoint to a family-centered winter break. But for far too many, spring break ends in […]

Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and while awareness about traumatic brain injuries has risen in the past few years due to an increasing amount of scrutiny in the media and professional sports, it should be noted that brain injury victims are not just limited to athletes. Many soldiers also suffer traumatic brain injuries as […]

Car Accidents Involving Pregnant Women

If you have been in a car accident while pregnant, you should seek medical attention immediately, even if you believe that you were not hurt, because your unborn child may have been injured. In the event of injury or death to your child, you might be able to recover damages for injuries to both you […]

The Most Dangerous Thing You Do Daily

The most dangerous thing you do daily is get into a vehicle. Car accidents are a leading cause of death in the U.S., and the leading cause of death for teenagers in America. 32,675 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2014, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and it is estimated […]

Top 5 Car Accident Resources

Learn about car accidents, how to avoid them and what to do if you have been injured in one, by checking out our top 5 car accident resources. 1. Free Car Safety eBook Avoiding an accident is definitely the priority. That involves: Avoiding all types of impaired driving, including distracted driving Learning how to deal […]

What Are Your Rights After an Accident While in an Uber or Lyft?

For modern day transportation needs, transportation network companies (TNC) such as Uber and Lyft have become increasingly popular over recent years. The use of a TNC, sometimes referred to as peer-to-peer ridesharing, allows passengers to connect with independent drivers. While strict regulations governed by the state are in place for commercial vehicles, TNC’s such as […]

Artificial Intelligence Takes the Wheel, Becomes Legal Driver

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) approved a request by Google to define the artificial intelligence self-driving system as the official driver in its proposed self-driving car design. No human driver will be required and no human occupant will be considered a driver. This is far from the final step in making fully […]

Safety Tips for the Prevention of Intersection Accidents

  Intersections can be dangerous, posing a risk for occupants of a vehicle and pedestrians. According to the Federal Highway Administration, 40 percent of auto accidents occur at intersections, as well as 20 percent of all car accident fatalities. Intersection Driving Tips Intersection accidents most commonly occur when someone runs through a stop sign or […]