The Dangers of Driving While Distracted

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving caused the death of 1730 drivers, 605 passengers, 400 pedestrians, and 77 bicyclists in 2018. In addition to these deaths, there were an estimated additional 400,000 injuries...

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Elder Abuse: A Public Health Concern

The older population in the United States is growing at a faster rate than the younger population. Many of the older adults are considered frail and vulnerable, they may be unable to take care of their own daily needs, and they often depend on others for help. This...

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Elder Abuse: A Public Health Concern

Elder Abuse: A Public Health Concern

The older population in the United States is growing at a faster rate than the younger population. Many of the older adults are considered frail and vulnerable, they may be unable to take care of their own daily needs, and they often depend on others for help. This...

Semi-Trucks and Auto Accidents – Sharing the Road

Semi-Trucks and Auto Accidents – Sharing the Road

Semi-trucks are an integral part of the economic growth and stability in the United States, but as more and more trucks enter the roadways, so does the likelihood of serious auto accidents. Long haul and semi-truck drivers help transport goods from one side of the...

When Cars and Trucks Collide: Physics Behind Serious Injuries

When Cars and Trucks Collide: Physics Behind Serious Injuries

Serious Injuries Due to Semi-Truck Accidents It is common sense that a semi-truck has an unfair size advantage against a smaller car, but many people don’t realize there is a lot more physics behind the unproportionate vehicles than just size.  The main factors why...

The Benefits of Hiring an Attorney After a Car Accident

The Benefits of Hiring an Attorney After a Car Accident

Car accidents cause a lot more damage than simply putting a dent in your vehicle. Additional damages include expensive medical bills, lost wages, loss of enjoyment making it impossible or difficult to do many of things that you enjoy doing and most importantly, not...

The Benefits of Hiring an Attorney After a Car Accident

Car accidents cause a lot more damage than simply putting a dent in your vehicle. Additional damages include expensive medical bills, lost wages, loss of enjoyment making it impossible or difficult to do many of things that you enjoy doing and most importantly, not...

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What is Wrongful Death?

What is Wrongful Death?

You may have heard the term 'wrongful death' before, and like many, been confused about exactly what it means. Here is a very brief explanation. In the event that an injured victim does not survive an accident caused by the negligence of another, wrongful death has...

What is PIP, Why Do I Want it, and How Do I Use it?

PIP (Personal Injury Protection) is an additional coverage that you pay extra for and covers the upfront cost of your medical bills. Simply put, if you purchase this coverage, your insurance company agrees to pay your medical bills upfront but has the right to be...

Top 7 Safety Tips for Thanksgiving Travel

Almost 50 million Americans are estimated to travel this Thanksgiving. The majority of those will be on the roads, driving to and from their destinations. Are you traveling for Thanksgiving? If so, you aren’t alone. With the vast number of people expected to be on the...

Why Going to the Emergency Room After a Car Accident is a Good Idea

The only thing I hate worse than going to a doctors appointment is going to the emergency room. You finally make the dreaded decision to go despite knowing it is going to be crazy expensive and knowing that it is very likely to come out with the typical "take some...

How Long Does a Personal Injury Case Take?

If I had a nickel for every time a new client asked how long their auto accident case was going to take to get resolved, I would probably be able to take my wife on a nice vacation. In all actuality, it is a great question, but one that is hard to answer given the...

How to Find the Right Doctor after a Car Accident

For most people, getting into a car accident is not at the top of their "To Do" list of things to do for the day. Unfortunately, car accidents happen whether we want them or not. Many things make getting into a car accident frustrating, not the least of which is the...

The Problem with Using Social Media After a Personal Injury Accident

The use of social media is prevalent in today’s world, with more people maintaining social media accounts than ever before. The Pew Research Center reports that in 2016, 79% of internet users, and 68 % of all American adults, used Facebook. While today’s culture may...

Car Accident Crash Book – How Do I Close My Claim?

        So, you've done the work, you've been treated for your injuries and your property damage, and now your question is, "how do I close my claim? What’s the process for me to get a settlement and close my case? There’s a lot of different things...

Car Accident Crashbook – What If I Miss Work?

        A common concern after a car accident is what happens if you miss work? How do you get paid if you physically can’t work because You're injured? As it turns out, wage loss truly is one of the hardest things to get compensated for after a...