Month: June 2016


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Why Motorcycles Accidents Are More Dangerous Than Car Accidents

Motorcycles are cool, loud, edgy… and risky. While you may look dangerous while cruising the road on your hog, the reality is that it is you who is in danger. Motorcycles are considered the most dangerous motor vehicle on the road, topping passenger cars and tractor-trailers with shocking statistics. Simply put, motorcyclists are at a far higher risk to be involved in, and die from, traffic-related accidents.
 
Why Are Motorcycles So Dangerous?
 
Motorcycles are less stable than cars, and also much smaller. Even though they may be able to weave in and out of traffic with ease, saving you time and gifting you with great gas mileage, tough road conditions and loose gravel can cause more harm to a motorcycle than it can to a four-wheeled passenger car.…

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The Difference between Tractor Trailer and Car Accidents

We all know the feeling of passing a big tractor trailer on the highway. It’s a little scary to squeeze your tiny car past a huge mammoth of a vehicle. You may wonder if the large truck can even see you. And what if they want to change lanes? How would you escape if they started merging while you are still in the way?
 
Yes, tractor trailers are intimidating on the road. And rightfully so. Over 500,000 accidents involving tractor trailers occur in the United States each year, and they don’t just cause minor scrapes. Plus, if you are involved in an accident with a tractor trailer, your insurance claim is likely to be quite a bit more complicated than a run-in with another passenger vehicle.…

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What to Expect From Your Slip and Fall Lawsuit

Experiencing a fall can be a truly serious matter. Often, people may not even realize how injured they are until after they are looked at by a doctor, and they’re shocked to discover that their simple “slip” caused permanent damage or will take years to recover from.
 
How are they going to pay for it? How will they work? How will they live?
 
If you fell on someone else’s property because they were negligent, you would hope that they would do the right thing and take responsibility. That they would pay for your recovery. But all too often this isn’t the case. Your only recourse is to file a lawsuit to ensure you get the compensation you need to move on with your life.…

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Everything You Need to Know about Distracted Driving

Smartphones allow us to hold the world at our fingertips, and make great companions for road trips. We can play music, get directions, and make reservations at the push of a button. Using a smartphone while you’re behind the wheel, however, is an extremely dangerous form of distracted driving.
 
Unfortunately, distracted driving is becoming more and more common, and racks up millions of dollars in damages every year. From getting a ticket to receiving compensation for your damages, here is everything you need to know about distracted driving:
 
What Is Distracted Driving?
 
The name says it all, doesn’t it? Distracted driving is anything that takes your attention off the road.…

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