What Questions Will I Be Asked in My Car Accident Deposition?
If you are involved in a car accident litigation, you will likely be called upon to participate in a deposition. This may be your first experience dealing with a lawsuit, and not knowing what to expect can make an already unfamiliar process seem intimidating and even nerve-wracking. Read on to learn what the process of…Read More
Flying Water Bottles and Sliding Floor Mats: How Unsecured Property Can Cause Harm in a Crash
Car accidents are extremely common. While not all collisions are fatal, a considerable number result in medical injuries for one or more parties. For those who are involved in a car accident, there are many factors that can increase the odds of becoming injured. Some of these are well-known to most of us: where you’re…Read More
American Pickup Trucks in 2023: Bigger, Heavier, Deadlier
Back in 2021, we covered a topic we believe deserved more conversation: the lethality of today’s SUVs. As the number of pedestrian crash deaths in the US steadily rises each year, it is becoming increasingly obvious that there is a correlation between car size and lethality. A variety of studies have proven this link, with…Read More
Defective Brakes Are Deadly in Commercial Trucks
Truck accidents can happen at any moment for various reasons, but defective parts and lack of maintenance are always at the forefront of these devastating accidents. In a recent Roadcheck from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, inspectors found that over 25% of out-of-service violations were due to faulty brake systems. Additionally, there was no change…Read More
Fatal Truck Accidents Reach a Crisis Level
With the pandemic dying down, traffic numbers are rising– and so are the number of fatal truck accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports a 13% increase in fatal truck accidents between 2020 and 2021. The same report states that traffic fatalities in 2020 were the highest across the board since 2005, with…Read More
How to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit on Behalf of Your Child in Maryland
Despite their best efforts, parents can’t always protect their children from injuries: skinned knees, bumps, and bruises are a natural part of childhood. When your child is seriously injured, however, as a result of someone else’s negligence, parents can file personal injury claims on behalf of their children. Within the claim, you can recover economic…Read More
Does Apple’s Crash Detection Technology Work?
Each year, Apple releases a new phone and technology that is supposed to be better than anything on the market. Their key feature this year is crash detection on the Apple Watch and iPhone 14, which is said to detect when you are in a car accident and call emergency services within seconds. There is…Read More
Electric Cars Are More Dangerous Than Traditional Vehicles
Electric cars are meant to benefit drivers by saving money and energy. However, new studies show that electric vehicles are more dangerous than conventional cars. EVs have an increased weight, which causes more severe injuries to occupants in traditional vehicles. Pedestrians, motorcyclists, and cyclists are also at risk of serious injury if they are involved…Read More
The Dangers of Lane Departure Accidents
We have all been there. You’re driving late at night and the car in front of you keeps drifting into your lane. You use the horn, drive by, and give the other driver a dirty look. That is the best-case scenario for a lane or roadway departure incident. Quite often the inadvertent drifting results in…Read More
I Was in a Truck Accident – Can I File a Claim Against the Trucking Company?
Just driving next to a heavy-duty truck can be frightening. The sound, the size, the wheels – it is intimidating. Experiencing a collision with an enormous truck is more than scary; it can be emotionally and physically devastating for the driver and occupants of a passenger car, who tend to be the fatally or seriously…Read More