Car Accident

Can a Parent Be Liable for an Accident Caused by Their Child?

Car crashes, especially those that result in serious injuries or fatalities, can have devastating consequences. Collisions caused by children are not exceptions. In addition, child car accidents can also be very taxing to deal with in a legal setting. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motor vehicle crash injuries are the leading cause of death among children in the United States. In 2016, 732 children...
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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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April is Distracted Driver Awareness Month

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. One of the main causes of car crashes in the U.S. is distracted driving. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) is mobilizing law enforcement officers nationwide to look out for drivers texting or using their cell phones while driving. In 2016, the NHTSA reported that at least 3,450 people were killed and 431,000 were seriously injured in...
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How to Pay Medical Bills After a Motor Vehicle Accident

A motor vehicle crash that leaves you seriously injured can impact all aspects of your life. The pain from your injuries may prevent you from working and making money. Lack of a steady income can make it difficult or impossible to pay bills, especially expensive medical bills incurred from your accident injuries. A car accident attorney in Orange County can help you understand your options for paying medical bills...
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Avoid 5 Common Insurance Adjuster Tricks

In a perfect world, if you were injured in an accident, the party who caused the accident would admit fault and their insurance carrier would offer you a reasonable settlement for your personal injury claim. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case. In most cases, even if it is clear who caused the accident, the insurance adjuster for the liable party often tries to lower the value of the claim...
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Common Types of Car Accidents

There are approximately 3 million crashes each year in the United States. In 2017, there were 34,247 fatal motor vehicle crashes, in which 37,133 deaths occurred. The types of motor vehicle collisions that result in injuries or death vary across states. For instance, North Dakota had both the highest percentage of deaths involving SUV and pick up occupants (49%) and the lowest percentage of deaths involving car occupants (22%)....
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Intersection Accidents – Who Is At Fault?

One of the most common types of accidents is an accident that happens in an intersection. As common as they are, they can also be the most complicated. The reason is it is often difficult to determine who is at fault in these types of accidents. In order for you to successfully get compensation in from the party who actually caused the collision, it is best to immediately hire...
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What To Do After a Car Accident

The United States is known to be one of the busiest countries in terms of road traffic. There are nearly 264 million vehicles registered and 218 million drivers holding a valid driving license. The level of traffic is one of the reasons leading for so many traffic collisions. In 2015, there were approximately 6.3 million fatal, injury, and property damages crashes that occurred in the U.S. alone. While no...
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Psychological Impact of a Car Crash

The psychological and emotional impact of a car crash can be as traumatic or even more traumatic than physical injuries. The psychological and emotional impact of a motor vehicle collision can have a serious impact on your daily life. California law allows victims to claim compensation for any psychological or emotional injuries they suffered during a car collision. It may get tempting to only focus on the physical injuries...
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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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