We recently discussed what actions you should take after a car crash. These steps are important for all accident victims because they can help to preserve your right to seek compensation if you opt to do so in the future. One of the most important things you can do is to think about what you are saying when you are handling all aspects of the accident. Be sure that you don't say or do anything that someone might think is an admission of fault.
Being involved in a car accident can shake you to your core. You have to take the appropriate steps after the accident to preserve your right to claim compensation if you opt to do so. This is often possible if the accident was caused by the actions of another driver.
Uber signaled its intention to defy California regulators and refused to apply for permits to operate self-driven cars in the state. Unfortunately, a mere week after this revelation, it appears that Uber’s self-driven vehicles are not quite as reliable as they are touted, and they might get “confused” by bike lanes.
Understandably, physical injuries are a primary concern for children who are in motor vehicle accidents. After all, a high-impact collision can leave victims with broken bones, deep lacerations and even brain and spinal damage. But less discussed is the emotional trauma that can result from being in a car accident.
When winter comes, we are all more vulnerable to coming down with a cold or the flu. You are likely familiar with the symptoms of these illnesses, which can include fatigue, fever, headaches, coughing, sneezing and muscle aches. To put it bluntly, suffering from a seasonal illness is absolutely no fun. But were you aware that it can also cause problems on the road?
Everyone would like to think that they are prepared to deal with a car accident. But car accidents are by their very nature they are confusing and frightening. The sudden unexpected impact will jar anyone out of their normal thinking processes, so it is important to think about and prepare for these eventualities, so you are ready.
Smartwatches are taking the world by storm. A plethora of devices from wrist-worn fitness trackers to full-blown smartwatches are being offered to drivers. Unfortunately, these smartwatches are another device that distracts drivers. The study, from Tech Times out of the United Kingdom, found that smartwatches may, in fact, be more distracting than smartphones.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are responsible for the deaths of approximately 50,000 Americans each year and the hospitalizations of roughly 230,000 more. Many more victims go undiagnosed.
It's not just major, violent auto collisions that lead to injuries to drivers and passengers. Seemingly minor fender-benders can cause significant injury, too.
So many accidents are caused by individuals driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. In fact, it may seem as though it is the majority, and in Pennsylvania, it is no different. In a recent article, we learn of a 52-year-old Pennsylvania man who is now facing several charges after causing a wreck on the highway.