Auto Accidents

Calculating Pain and Suffering as Part of Your Accident Claim

When you are injured in an accident caused by another party’s negligent or reckless actions, you are entitled to compensation. There are many different factors that need to be considered to determine the amount of compensation you deserve. One factor is pain and suffering. Types of Damages When you are injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, you can seek both economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages in a...
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411 on Insurance Adjustors: What You Need to Know

After getting injured in an accident, the last thing you want to hear from anyone is that “you are not that injured and you do not deserve much money for your minor injuries.” These words are mostly heard from insurance adjustors who are assigned to your personal injury claim. These people can seem like nothing more than obstacles to you getting the full compensation you rightly deserve for the...
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FDA Strengthens Warning About Dangers & Risks of Sleeping Pills

Sleep deprivation causes over 100,000 car accidents and over 1,500 deaths per year, but that’s not to say sleeping aids are the answer to getting a good night’s sleep. Getting enough hours of sleep can save lives, but taking sleeping pills to prevent fewer car accidents is still risking a life… your own. Sleeping aids have become a reliant part of everyday society. With the long works days, hours...
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Number of Car Crashes Increase During Spring Break

Spring break is a time of year for students, especially college students, to get away from school and head with friends or family to a fun destination. But spring breakers should exercise caution if they are traveling on our nation’s highways during spring break. As one of the most heavily traveled times of the year, each of us should be aware of increase traffic related collisions. For most schools,...
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What to Do If the At-Fault Driver Flees the Scene of Accident

Getting into an accident is no fun, especially if you are injured. If the accident was caused by the negligence of another driver, at least you are hopeful that their insurance will pay for your property damage and resulting injuries. When the at-fault driver flees the scene of the accident, it can be devastating. Most victims of hit and run accidents have a more difficult time dealing with the...
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What Happens to My Body After a Car Crash?

Motor vehicle accidents can have serious effects on your body. While some impacts are obvious, others may be more subtle. The job of insurance adjusters is to try to reduce compensation by arguing that you have only suffered minor injuries. This is why you need to have an experienced Los Angeles car accident lawyer fighting for you when you pursue a car accident claim. Your attorney will look at...
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Getting Compensation After a Bus Accident

Buses are becoming an increasingly convenient mode of transportation for most of us. We can sit on a bus and enjoy a book, while we wait to arrive at our destination. The size of a bus also makes it a safer mode of transportation when involved in an accident. Even so, if an accident occurs while you are on a bus, it can result in injuries. And when you...
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Walking & Texting Results In Serious Pedestrian Accidents

  Data has proven over and over again that distracted driving has become a serious concern across the entire country. The rapid use of cell phones by motorists has skyrocketed and accident numbers have soared. Cell phones, including texting and other uses of the phones such as checking emails and browsing the internet, is a major culprit, causing thousands of car crashes each year in the U.S. According to...
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Recovering Loss of Wages After an Accident

It’s not uncommon for accident victims to take time off work, and in some cases, never be able to go back to work. If a serious accident that is caused by another party’s negligence caused you to experience loss of wages or income, you may have grounds for a personal injury claim. Claiming loss of income is not as easy as most people think. An experienced Orange County accident...
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The Dangers of Distracted Truck Drivers

More than 130,000 people are injured in truck collisions each year in the United States. The majority of these truck accidents result in injuries to the motorists the trucks collided into. The massive size and heavy weights of trucks often lead to serious damage and death when they are involved in accidents. The victims in truck accidents are generally the drivers and passengers of other vehicles involved in the...
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