Left Turns and Motorcycle Accidents

Along with all the power, freedom, and love of the open road experienced by motorcyclists, there also comes danger. Motorcyclists are more vulnerable than car occupants in accidents simply because they are not surrounded by metal and fiberglass frames, reinforced roofs, or airbags. Unfortunately, they are also at risk from other vehicle drivers’ mistakes. According […]

Road Rage and Car Accidents

Definitions: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines aggressive driving as something that happens when “ an individual commits a combination of moving traffic offenses so as to endanger other persons or property.” Road rage is described as “the angry and violent behaviors at the extreme of the aggressive driving continuum” or when a […]

Hidden Dangers: What to Know About Whiplash Injuries

Some people dismiss whiplash as a minor injury or as something others exaggerate when trying to inflate compensation amounts from insurance companies. Most of these people have never had whiplash. If they had, they would know how painful and potentially serious this condition can sometimes be. Whiplash is also sometimes called a neck strain or […]

Multi-Car Crashes: How Do You Know Who’s Responsible? And How Do You Stay Safe When You’re in One?

Summary Statement: This article explains how to keep yourself safe following a multi-car accident, how insurance companies and law enforcement determine fault, and how a personal injury can help you. If you have been involved in any type of car crash, you know that it can be harrowing and even catastrophic when a 3,000-pound vehicle […]

Intersection Crashes and Who Is at Fault

Where there is multi-directional traffic and intersecting lanes, there are bound to be collisions. With so many moving parts at an intersection, it’s easy for drivers to get confused or distracted, or to simply make a mistake. And then of course there are the drivers that intentionally disobey signs and signals. No matter how they […]

How Easily We Become Distracted While Driving

It’s easy to become distracted while driving, particularly in today’s world of 24/7 media; we are constantly surrounded by information while on the road, from billboards to radio to our smartphones and even our own thoughts. But multitasking, no matter how much we may do it at work or at home, is dangerous while driving […]