That’s Alabama’s new policy, unofficially. Jonathan Raynes is now serving two years in prison followed by eight years of probation after a fatal texting and driving accident. After “momentarily taking his eyes off the road”, Raynes said he swerved to avoid a stopped car in front of him. In doing so, he tragically collided head on with the… Read More »
For many people, injuries are a frustrating part of life. Most injuries are minor and, after suffering one, we quickly recover and go about our daily lives – if we’re lucky. But some injuries can upend our lives completely, leaving us to deal with the physical, mental and emotional setbacks that they leave behind.
If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident in New York and have suffered personal injuries, you will need to complete and file a New York No-Fault Application with the proper motor vehicle insurance company. This brief article will explain the important aspects of that application that may be a little confusing to you.
If you have suffered an injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident in New York you may be entitled to financial compensation from the responsible person’s insurance policy. However, before you receive compensation your New York State personal injury attorney will need to establish two elements: liability and damages.
Being involved in any type of car accident can be a scary and frustrating experience – especially when it wasn’t your fault. How many times have you driven down the freeway and had to swerve to avoid an object in the road? Or abruptly slow down to drive through an unavoidable pothole? If you’ve experienced harm – whether… Read More »
Auto accidents can happen to anyone, even to the best drivers. For this reason, it is important that you know what to do if you are involved in an auto accident. It is also important to hire an attorney in such a situation. An experienced personal injury attorney will know how to speak to insurance adjusters and will… Read More »
Auto accident cases hinge on determining who or what was responsible for an accident. Typically, the answer is a negligent driver, rough roadway conditions, or factors outside of your control. Accidents involving company or work vehicles, however, raise many questions regarding fault, responsibility, liability, insurance, and workers’ compensation. When you are involved in a car accident in a… Read More »
If you have injured yourself in a truck accident, regardless of whether you are the driver of the truck, driver of another vehicle, a pedestrian or a bicyclist, there are high chances of your being entitled to get a compensation. You can bring a legal claim against the other involved parties even if you are partly involved.
During the 2015 legislative session, Governor Jerry Brown signed several new traffic-related laws, covering everything from hit-and-runs to earbuds, which went into effect as soon as the ball dropped for 2016. Since these laws affect virtually everyone on the road – from motorists to skateboarders – it is important that you familiarize yourself with them. Here are the… Read More »
Automobile safety mechanisms are getting more advanced by the day. However ,the same cannot be said about driving skills. Most accidents occur due to lack of control or rash driving. Car collisions can have minor or deadly consequences. In either case the victim stands to receive due compensation from the perpetrator. The at-fault driver stands to pay for… Read More »