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What Should I Do If Someone Hit My Car and Drove Away?

Published on Feb 25, 2022 at 1:00 pm in Car Accident.
What Should I Do If Someone Hit My Car and Drove Away?

It can be traumatizing anytime you’re involved in an auto accident. An instance in which the other motorist leaves the crash scene can be particularly frustrating if your car was badly damaged in such an incident or you suffered significant injuries in the collision.

There are a few different steps that you’ll want to take any time a hit-and-run accident occurs, whether or not it results in injuries or property damage. We’ll highlight what those are and any options for recovering compensation below.

Coats in Car Seats: What’s Best for Kids?

Published on Feb 18, 2022 at 10:59 am in Car Accident.
Coats in Car Seats: What’s Best for Kids?

Winter is here and parents are asking the important question that comes around this time of year: Should kids wear puffy coats in car seats?

The winter jackets that protect our children from the elements can, in fact, make a car ride more dangerous.

How Speed-Limiting Technologies Can Prevent Teen Driver Deaths

Published on Jan 27, 2022 at 11:20 am in Car Accident.
How Speed-Limiting Technologies Can Prevent Teen Driver Deaths

In the United States, motor vehicle crashes are the second leading cause of death for teens 15–19 years of age. Every day, roughly seven teens die in car accidents, and hundreds more are injured. An inexperienced teenage driver is twice as likely as an adult driver to be involved in a fatal collision. Based on this knowledge, auto safety technology has increasingly aimed toward specifically addressing the problem of teen driver crash rates—and recent data shows that it may be working.

What Happens After Nursing Home Abuse Is Reported?

Published on Jan 14, 2022 at 5:28 am in Nursing Home Abuse.
What Happens After Nursing Home Abuse Is Reported?

If you suspect nursing home abuse, neglect, or exploitation in the state of Kentucky, reporting it is not only the right thing to do—it’s the law. But what happens after nursing home abuse is reported? We’ll talk more in this article about Kentucky’s mandatory reporting laws, how to make a report if you suspect elder abuse, and what happens once a report is made. If you have further questions, contact a nursing home abuse lawyer from our firm who protects the rights of nursing home residents in Kentucky.

What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Handle?

Published on Dec 29, 2021 at 11:55 am in Personal Injury.
What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Handle?

After an accident that causes you injuries and other damages, you might be considering all your options for your next steps to take. One of those options is likely hiring a personal injury lawyer. This could be helpful when you’ve suffered financial losses as a result of someone else’s negligence and want to hold them accountable for what they’ve caused you.

What to Do After a Truck Accident Regarding Insurance Adjusters

Published on Dec 21, 2021 at 12:50 pm in Truck Accident.
What to Do After a Truck Accident Regarding Insurance Adjusters

Getting into an accident with a large commercial truck is a terrifying experience. If you are fortunate enough to survive without catastrophic injuries, it’s likely that you still have to cope with doctor’s visits, steep medical bills, damage to your vehicle, emotional trauma, securing a rental car, and taking time off work to recover. In the midst of what is always a very challenging period, you may also be contacted—often quite persistently—by an insurance adjuster from the trucking company’s insurance provider.

How Common Is Car Damage from Road Debris?

Published on Nov 19, 2021 at 11:13 am in Car Accident.
How Common Is Car Damage from Road Debris?

Can road debris damage your car? Reports from organizations including the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) list road debris as a serious road hazard resulting in property damage, road damage, personal injuries, and deaths.

What’s the Definition of “Damages” in Legal Terms?

Published on Nov 19, 2021 at 7:56 am in Personal Injury.
What’s the Definition of “Damages” in Legal Terms?

The definition of “damages” in legal terms is a sum of money a person is entitled to after another party causes them harm through a breach of duty or violation of a right. If you are injured due to the fault of another person, company, or group—perhaps in a car accident, truck accident, slip and fall incident, instance of nursing home abuse, or another kind of personal injury accident—you may be eligible to receive damages. Damages is a legal term that becomes very important if you are injured in an accident.

Where Do Most Burn Injuries Occur?

Published on Nov 10, 2021 at 1:29 pm in Personal Injury.
Where Do Most Burn Injuries Occur?

The American Burn Association has stated that one civilian fire death occurs every 2 and a half hours in the United States. In order to exercise burn prevention measures, it’s important to know: Where do most burn injuries occur? And which groups are most likely to suffer burn injuries? It may be surprising to learn that most burn injuries happen at home. And, sadly, children are often most affected by accidental burn injuries.

There is good news when it comes to the statistics of burn injuries. In this article we will discuss improvements that have already been made, and how we can continue to decrease the prevalence of burn injuries and deaths through public awareness, burn injury law, and the implementation of safety measures.

First, let’s look at the most common types of burn injuries and why they often happen at home.

What Are the Most Common Surgeries After Car Accidents?

Published on Nov 4, 2021 at 10:05 am in Car Accident.
What Are the Most Common Surgeries After Car Accidents?

The human body is amazingly resilient. But when one-ton machines collide at 65 mph, the impact is bound to cause severe harm to the people involved. In this article we’ll discuss some of the crash-related injuries which most often require surgery. Get in touch with a lawyer experienced in car accident cases to learn more about what to do following a car accident injury.

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