Car Accident

Delayed Injuries After a Car Accident

Injuries are apparent right away after a serious car accident. You may have broken bones or lose consciousness indicating a serious head injury. However, not all injuries may become apparent immediately after a car crash. If you have suffered serious internal injuries or pain, you may not realize the full extent of the injury or pain until hours or even days after the collision. Although this is very common...
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Proving Fault In a Motor Vehicle Crash

When you are injured in an accident, you may have the right to file a claim against the party who caused the accident. Although the facts may seem clear to you as to who caused the accident, you will nevertheless have the burden of proving that the other driver was at fault for the crash. Proving fault is generally the same thing as proving “negligence.” You will need to...
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5 Unexpected Repercussions of a Car Accident

Car crashes are not something most of us look forward to. From injuries and medical bills to the prospect of having to find a new set of wheels on short notice, it tends to involve a whole lot of things we like to stay away from. But these are only the obvious results of an accident. For those who have been involved in a fender-bender, high-speed highway collision, or...
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What NOT To Do After a Car Accident

America is one of the busiest countries in terms of road traffic. The country has approximately 264 million vehicles registered and 218 million drivers holding a valid drivers license. The level of traffic is one of the reasons leading to more traffic accidents. In 2015, there were some 6.3 million fatal, injury and property damage motor vehicle crashes. With these statistics it is nearly impossible to avoid getting into...
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Car Accidents Still Top Cause of Child Deaths

Car accident injuries are still the leading cause of death among children under the age of 15 in the United States. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), between 2010 and 2014, approximately 3,000 children died in car crashes in the US. This equals to about 11 children dying per week. Most of the children who died were not properly belted or restrained at the time of...
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Determining Liability in Autonomous Vehicle Accidents

Although self-driving cars may have certain benefits, there are significant technological hurdles that could very likely outweigh any benefits these cars may have. One such obstacle is the great likelihood of driverless cars being involved in serious and fatal accidents. And when these accidents do occur, the most important thing we need to consider is who can be held liable. Theories of Liability It is safe to assume that...
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Car Accident Related Spinal Cord Injury

A major car accident can cause serious injuries to the parties involved. One of the most life-altering types of injuries is a spinal cord related injury. If you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord related injury in an automobile accident caused by another party’s negligence, you need to seek out an Orange County accident attorney as soon as you can. What Is a Spinal Cord Injury?...
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Common Car Accident Knee Injuries

Car accidents can result in serious injuries. One of the most common car accident injuries is a knee injury. A knee injury generally occurs in a car accident when the exterior part of the knee hits some interior part of the car during the collision. The impact between the knee and the car is often a quick and violent blow that can result in serious injuries. Your knees can...
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The Different Types of Car Accidents

Lower gas prices combined with risky activities like speeding and driving while texting is increasing the number of car accidents for American drivers. According to the National Safety Council (NCS), more than 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2016. This is a 6 percent increase from 2015 and a 14 percent increase in deaths since 2014. This is the biggest two-year jump in more than five decades....
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Are Lane Sensors Effective In Preventing Car Accidents?

Some of the most common types of car crashes involve one or more of the vehicles crossing a center line or leaving a lane of traffic. These types of accidents are generally caused by driver error or fatigue. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration reports that more than 70 percent of all single vehicle highway crashes involve a vehicle running off the roadway. Most other accidents involve a car,...
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