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Tips to Protect Yourself After a Car Accident

The one mistake people make immediately following a car accident is to protect themselves from liability. Most of us do things in the car that break the law or are considered unsafe. Sometimes, even the most innocuous of actions, such as eating and drinking, or putting on makeup in the car, distract us and take […]

NHTSA Requests Stronger Truck Rear-Impact Guards

Last month, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed that trucking companies should be required to install stronger guards on their trailers in order to reduce fatalities derived from rear-end truck collisions with cars. The current regulation underride guards hang down from the back ends of box trailers, protecting passengers in crashes of […]

Minimum Auto Insurance Limits in Alabama

Every state has its own set of laws that govern car insurance premiums and limits. Some states are no-fault based, but Alabama is a fault-based state, which means that anyone who gets involved in an accident can make a claim with the other person’s auto insurance company. It also provides drivers various options for filing […]

Safety Concerns Over Hoverboard

Hoverboards, this holiday’s most sought after item, are now recognized as a hazard. Although maneuverability could be quite a challenge, resulting in 30 reports of hospitalizations because of head and body injuries, it has been recently discovered that hoverboards can be explosive. On Thursday, Overstock.com became the first major retailer to ban sales of the […]

Toy Safety For Holiday Shoppers

When you purchase toys for your children, the last thing on your mind is seeing your child get seriously hurt playing with it. A defective product can pose immense danger and even cause life-threatening injuries. According to the latest report on Toy-Related Deaths and Injuries by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), there were […]

Thanksgiving Travel Safety Tips

According to U.S. holiday travel statistics reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Thanksgiving is among the busiest long-distance travel periods of the year. Compared to the average number of yearly long-distance trips (to and from a destination 50 miles or more away), the Thanksgiving period increases these kind of journeys by 54%. 91% of […]

Voice-Activated Commands & Distracted Driving

One of the most recent topics of discussion concerning texting and driving asks whether or not using your cell phone while you are stopped at a red light is considered distracted driving. With thousands of people getting involved in accidents each year, it soon become apparent that it was necessary to implement laws to deter […]

When the Trucking Company Is Liable for an Accident

Clients who have been injured in truck accidents rely on us to thoroughly investigate their cases. What we have discovered is that many times, truck driver’s employer can be the one at-fault for causing the accident. How is that possible, since they were not even present at the scene? It all comes down to the […]

Dealing with Insurance after a Motor Vehicle Accident

Time is of the essence anytime someone is seriously injured in an auto collision. All of the facts of the incidence—photo of the injuries and property damage, witness statements, and additional evidence that can supplement a personal injury claim are all critical. Why is that, you may be asking? There are several components in a […]

Post-Surgery Contamination and Bair Hugger Warming Blankets

In several states around the nation, people have been filing lawsuits against the designers and manufacturers of the Bair Hugger warming blankets, 3M and its subsidiary company, Arizant Healthcare. Plaintiffs are alleging that the companies had long been aware of the harm the product could cause to consumers; namely, that the device increased the risk […]