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. Once you are fully healed and recovered from the collision, you should start determining who might be responsible to start the process of getting … [Read more...] about How to Know Who Is Liable in a Car Accident
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. … [Read more...] about Why Pedestrian Deaths Are at a 28-Year High and What You Can Do If You Lost a Loved One
After a car accident, bills pile up quickly. Depending on the severity of the crash, you may face medical costs, time off work and replacing your vehicle. It is tempting to arrange a car accident lawsuit settlement as soon as possible, but a rushed resolution can result in less than you deserve. Insurance companies review several criteria to decide how much to offer, but the final number may … [Read more...] about How Does Insurance Calculate Car Accident Settlements?
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 … [Read more...] about South Dakota Car Accidents: What to Do if You Are in A Wreck on I-29
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. … [Read more...] about The Newest Legal Questions about Self-Driving Cars and Car Accident Liability
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 … [Read more...] about Your Vehicle Was Just Wrecked in an Accident. What Are You Entitled to From Your Auto Insurance Company?
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? … [Read more...] about Your Vehicle Was Wrecked, and It Wasn’t Your Fault! Now What?
If you have been involved in an accident with a semi-truck, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and damages. … [Read more...] about Slammed by a Semi? Settlement Secrets You Need to Know
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. … [Read more...] about What Is a Subrogation Claim? Why Should You Care?
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 … [Read more...] about Three Key Factors to Being Treated Fairly After a Car Accident