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Category Archives: Car Accident

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Court Awards Bicyclist $2.18 Million After Collision Led To Career-Ending Injury

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One of the worst things about chronic pain is that it is not visible to others.  Not everyone who is suffering from debilitating pain has a visible scar or rash.  Your employer assumes that you are working more slowly than usual because you are lazy, and when you complain to your family about your… Read More »

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Is It Worthwhile To File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit If The Driver Who Caused The Accident Can’t Pay?

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If there are so many car accidents, why are there so few car accident lawsuits?  When you see how expensive the medical bills can be, even for minor injuries, and how little the insurance companies offer in terms of settlement money, you might expect everyone to sue.  One of the reasons that there are… Read More »

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The Safest Cars Of 2022

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No matter which kind of vehicle you are driving, preventing collisions requires constant vigilance.  Car insurance companies apportion fault for collision based on many actions that each driver took or did not take in the moments or hours leading up to the accident.  As long as your car is roadworthy, then the make and… Read More »

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Car Part Malfunctions Can Happen In Electric Vehicles, Too

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Research into ways to make motor vehicles safer is a lucrative industry, and it appears to be a successful one, too.  Fatalities from traffic collisions are much less frequent than they were several decades ago, and the fact that cars are safer now than they were when your parents first learned to drive is… Read More »

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Golf Cart Accidents In Florida

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Almost every day of the year in Florida, it is sunny enough for at least part of the day to want to head to the golf course, but in the summer months, it is too hot for the walk from one hole on the golf course to the next to be enjoyable, hence the… Read More »

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Accidents Related To Vehicles In A Driver’s Blind Spot

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One of the most important skills you learn in driver’s ed is how to be aware of vehicles and objects near your vehicle on all sides, even the ones that are in places that it is hard to see from the driver’s seat.  Driver’s ed teachers are constantly reminding students to check their rear-view… Read More »

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Most Of The Nation’s Most Dangerous Cities For Pedestrian Accidents Are In Florida

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New York City and San Francisco are famous for being walkable cities, and parts of Philadelphia and Chicago are pretty good on that front, too.  The costs of living in those metropolises are prohibitive, though, and it is nothing unusual for New York, Philadelphia, and Chicago to get winter storms that leave more than… Read More »

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How Retro Features Of Your Car Can Affect Your Car Accident Case

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Some people subscribe to news feeds about newer and safer features for cars that we can expect to see in the upcoming model year.  Making cars safer is a full-time job for some and a full-time hobby for others, but the biggest advances in vehicle safety are the ones we take for granted; the… Read More »

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Driver Faces Charges For Hit And Run, But Not For Vehicular Homicide, After Crash That Killed Pedestrian

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The law requires you to stay at the scene of the accident until you have provided your contact information to the other parties involved in the collision and, if anyone was injured in the accident, until first responders have arrived and begun to render assistance.  Why, then, would someone leave the scene of an… Read More »

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Can Heads Up Displays Prevent Distracted Driving?

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Trying to navigate while driving is an inexact science, no matter which tools you use.  Anyone below the age of 30 would probably panic if they saw someone trying to read a road atlas while driving.  The pages are so unwieldy and the print is so tiny that even having a front passenger unfolding… Read More »

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