The reckless or negligent actions of one driver, referred to as the at-fault party or driver, cause most car collisions. When the at-fault driver’s insurance company doesn’t fairly settle a car accident claim, the victim often hires a car accident attorney to fight for the compensatory damages they deserve. When the lawsuit is filed, the […]
Author: Humbert Polito
Did You Get Into an Accident with a Texting Driver? Here’s What You Can Do
If you’ve been hurt in a car accident caused by a texting driver, it’s understandable to feel anger and frustration. The driver’s negligence may have changed your life forever, causing serious injuries and making it hard for you to continue in your job or even live independently. A car accident attorney can help you hold […]
How Much Does Car Insurance Go up After an Accident?
After a car collision, one of the main worries is whether your car insurance will go up and by how much. The answer depends on whether you caused the accident and (sometimes) how much blame you have for the wreck. If you’ve been involved in a car wreck, even one that you don’t think is […]
Flatbed Truck Accidents
Flatbed trucks can cause disastrous collisions that affect multiple victims and other vehicles. When a flatbed crashes, impact from the truck and loose cargo can exacerbate victims’ damages. What Is a Flatbed Truck? When it comes to hauling shipments across long distances, various types of trucks can accommodate different types of cargo. A flatbed truck […]
Three Car Accident Scenarios: Who’s at Fault? Who Pays?
Everyone has a duty to drive responsibly, but accidents happen even when we take proper precautions. The United States accounts for six million car accidents every year. When an accident happens, it’s essential to know your rights and responsibilities. If you’re in a car accident, who’s at fault? And who pays for the damages? The […]
The Most Common Cause of Collision
Most people who have been driving for several years have either been involved in a car or truck accident or seen one happen. With about 300 million registered vehicles currently in the United States, car accidents happen all the time. In 2019, law enforcement received reports of about 6.7 million automobile accidents in the United […]
When most people think of car accidents, they think of getting hit head-on or from behind. Sometimes there’s a broadside collision, more commonly referred to as a T-bone accident. Another common type of car accident is when someone sideswipes your vehicle. This is when one car, for whatever reason, swipes the side of your vehicle. […]
Truck rollover accidents can be catastrophic, causing harm to both truck occupants and those in affected passenger vehicles. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reports that rollovers accounted for about 6 percent of fatal and injury-causing truck accidents in a recent year. All it takes is one truck rollover to change your life forever. […]
How Do You Recover From a Motorcycle Accident?
You can recover financially from a motorcycle accident through an insurance claim or lawsuit. While you recover from physical injuries, a motorcycle accident lawyer can pursue your financial recovery. What Are the Steps Towards a Post-Accident Financial Recovery? Make your first priority to care for any injuries that you have suffered. If you lost a […]
The Dangers of Reckless Driving
Reckless driving is a serious issue plaguing the roads of the United States. When drivers operate their vehicles with reckless abandon, they put themselves, their passengers, and everyone around them in danger. Reckless drivers don’t do one specific thing when driving that makes their actions reckless. Reckless driving might include using a mobile phone while […]