What Should I Do After a Sideswipe Car Accident?

Sideswipe car accidents can be quite serious, causing significant damage and lasting injuries. Unlike head-on collisions or side-impact crashes, sideswipe accidents have a reputation for being minor. However, sideswipe accidents can still cause substantial property damage and serious injuries. After a sideswipe accident, a driver should follow a few simple steps to ensure that they are preserving all available evidence to support a personal injury case. What Factors Cause Sideswipe Accidents? Many sideswipe car accidents happen every year in the[…] Read More

Essential Highway Driving Safety Tips

Each year, there are six million car accidents in the United States. Accidents happen each day, and highways are often hotspots for crashes to occur. Highways help drivers get to locations quickly, however, there are challenges that can affect safety. What are the Dangers of Driving on the Highway? Highways are often places where drivers go above the posted speed limits. Driving above the speed limit is concerning. If cars stop abruptly, a driver might find it difficult to stop[…] Read More

What Should I Do if I See a Distracted Driver?

Using a cellphone while behind the wheel is one of the most dangerous actions a driver can do. It is imperative that drivers choose to avoid dangerous cellphone usage because it takes their focus off of the roads. However, what happens if one witnesses a reckless distracted driver? If a motorist views a distracted driver, they have some options. The first step is to recognize dangerous distracted driving behaviors. A motorist should be on the lookout for odd changes in[…] Read More

Do I Need a Lawyer for a Car Accident That I Did Not Cause?

Car accidents can be very stressful for victims, and the aftermath can be quite overwhelming. Even the most experienced driver might not be fully prepared for serious injuries after an accident. Speaking with a lawyer can be very helpful and give one guidance about their personal injury case.  In New Jersey and Pennsylvania, each driver is required to have insurance coverage in case of a car accident, whether they are the at-fault driver or not. This is because both states[…] Read More

Are Rideshare Services Liable for Car Accidents?

Nowadays, rideshare services are convenient and popular. However, it is important that passengers stay safe while using these services. If a rideshare driver causes a car accident, they may be held liable for injuries. How Can I Stay Safe While Using a Rideshare Service? Some ways to stay safe while using a rideshare service include: Waiting in a Safe Location: When giving a pick-up location, be sure to choose a place that is safe and well lit. Confirming the Ride:[…] Read More

What Should I Do After a Four-Way Stop Accident?

Four-way stop intersections are often difficult to navigate. Many drivers do not know the laws regarding four-way stops, which makes car accidents more likely to happen. In fact, there are approximately 70,000 car wrecks each year due to drivers running stop signs. A four-way stop accident can cause serious injuries to drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. Victims injured in intersection accidents often suffer financial and emotional burdens, including medical bills, lost wages, vehicular damage, and pain and suffering. If a motorist[…] Read More

Do I Have to Report a Minor Car Accident?

Many car accidents happen in parking lots or residential areas at slow speeds, so the damage is minimal. Drivers often think these minor car accidents are not worth reporting. However, it is important to know the actual laws that pertain to this type of incident. In New Jersey, the law stipulates that the police must be called if the accident caused injuries, death, or property damage in an amount greater than $500. Drivers are required to notify the authorities as[…] Read More

What Constitutes as Pain and Suffering After a Car Accident?

When one is hurt in a car accident due to the carelessness of another person, one may wish to file a third-party claim against the other driver’s auto insurance policy. One will undoubtedly want to recover compensation for the costs of medical care after an accident. Depending on the severity of the injuries, one may be able to collect damages for pain and suffering as well. What is Pain and Suffering? Pain and suffering is a legal term used to[…] Read More

What Should I Do After a Single-Vehicle Car Accident?

Car accidents can happen in a flash and can cause serious injuries. Statistics show that almost 86 percent of drivers worry about accidents with other drivers, but it may be surprising to learn that over 50 percent of traffic fatalities involve only one car. A single-vehicle collision is a car accident where only one vehicle is affected. Just like car accidents involving two or more vehicles, single-vehicle accidents can be serious and lead to severe injuries. What Causes Single-Vehicle Car[…] Read More

Can I File a Counterclaim After a Car Accident?

Every lawsuit has a plaintiff and a defendant. Sometimes, the defendant may feel the need to fight back with a counterclaim. A counterclaim is a claim brought by the defendant in a lawsuit alleging fault or negligence by the plaintiff. A counterclaim is not a separate lawsuit, it remains a part of the original suit and must be related to the original subject matter. Car Insurance Company and Filing a Claim If one is being sued for negligence in a[…] Read More

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