Car Accidents

How to Know Who Is Liable in a Car Accident

In the aftermath of a crash, it is vital to focus on your own recovery. Generally, the question of who is responsible for the accident won’t be too significant until later when you need help dealing with the financial and medical issues that arise.
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|July 13th, 2018|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Why Pedestrian Deaths Are at a 28-Year High and What You Can Do If You Lost a Loved One

Pedestrian deaths have jumped in recent years, up 46 percent between 2009 and 2016. You can take action and get help through a wrongful death lawsuit claim if your loved one was killed in an accident.
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|June 18th, 2018|Car Accidents|0 Comments

How Does Insurance Calculate Car Accident Settlements?

After a car accident, bills pile up quickly. Depending on the severity of the crash, you may face medical costs, time off work and […]

|April 4th, 2018|Car Accidents|0 Comments

South Dakota Car Accidents: What to Do if You Are in A Wreck on I-29

This past summer, news reports of car accidents on the South Dakota section of the I-29 were a stark reminder of road hazards on major highways.

In August alone, six people were injured in a crash north of Sioux Falls and a driver suffered after a rollover crash near mile marker 61. As the winter months approach, it’s vital to stay safe on the road. If an accident occurs, know where to go for help by contacting a car accident attorney.
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|March 12th, 2018|Car Accidents|0 Comments

The Newest Legal Questions about Self-Driving Cars and Car Accident Liability

Even in the most complicated cases, there are established rules to determine who should pay after a vehicle collision. Those rules are based on decades of information about driver behavior, with little consideration for changes to automotive technology.
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|January 12th, 2018|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Your Vehicle Was Just Wrecked in an Accident. What Are You Entitled to From Your Auto Insurance Company?

If your car or truck was damaged in a collision, you may be entitled to something – but what?

If you’re like most people, you don’t have spare vehicles sitting around, much less a cash fund available to replace a car or truck if the one you usually drive is suddenly unavailable. But a vehicle that needs repairs –and possibly can’t be driven in the meantime – is common after a crash. If you’re suddenly without a vehicle because of a car accident, what are you to supposed to do? What does your insurer owe you from your auto insurance claim?
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|June 6th, 2017|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Your Vehicle Was Wrecked, and It Wasn’t Your Fault! Now What?

Your car or truck was damaged in an accident that wasn’t your fault.  What are you entitled to from the other driver or his insurance company?

In the long run, the main problems caused by a car accident may be personal injuries suffered in the crash, but vehicle damage often is the most immediate concern.  Almost no one has enough extra cash on hand to replace a car or truck damaged unexpectedly in a crash. If you’re suddenly without a vehicle because of a car accident, who owes you what? A South Dakota car accident lawyer can offer sound advice related to your situation.
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|May 30th, 2017|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Slammed by a Semi? Settlement Secrets You Need to Know

If you have been involved in an accident with a semi-truck, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and damages.

A collision with an 18-wheeler is unlike other accidents. The trucking industry is heavily regulated, with the intent to keep drivers safe on U.S. roads. When those safety standards are not met, the potential for vehicle damage and loss of human life is much greater. For these reasons, you should speak with a semi-truck accident attorney in South Dakota if one of these large transport vehicles has resulted in harm to you or a loved one on South Dakota roads.
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|May 18th, 2017|Car Accidents|0 Comments

What Is a Subrogation Claim? Why Should You Care?

Unless you have been involved in an accident where your health or auto insurer was reimbursed for payments it made, you probably do not know what a subrogation claim is—but here is why you should.

The term “subrogation” literally means that one person stands in the place of another with regard to a debt. When a person or entity pays a debt that ultimately is the responsibility of someone else, the one who paid may be entitled to reimbursement from the one who owed the debt in the first place. Entitlement to that reimbursement, especially in the case of insurance situations, is called “the right of subrogation.”
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|April 12th, 2017|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Three Key Factors to Being Treated Fairly After a Car Accident

Things a good personal injury lawyer would tell you. 

After a car accident, it can be overwhelming just getting your car back on the road and sorting out insurance issues, never mind missing work and handling medical bills. When it comes to sorting out issues after a car accident, a trained personal injury lawyer will be your best advocate, and in the end will give you the best chance at a fair settlement. In the meantime, here are some key things you should know.
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|April 11th, 2017|Car Accidents, Personal Injury|0 Comments
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