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In one recent year alone, motor vehicle accidents caused 4.8 million medically consulted injuries. In addition, the total costs for motor-vehicle injuries were over $473 billion. This estimation includes the costs of wage and productivity losses, medical expenses, motor-vehicle property damage, administrative expenses, and employer losses. When damages and injuries arise from a car accident, […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

Nearly every driver has witnessed an incident of road rage. It’s often a scary behavior to see. Be it out of stress, frustration, or anger, road-raging drivers lose control of their tempers. Everyone has lost their temper at one time or another, but these drivers then use their cars as a way to express their […]

Posted in: Road Rage

All traffic collisions are stressful, but some are more devastating than others, such as hit-and-runs. These accidents are complicated and more nuanced as the at-fault driver flees the scene, attempting to escape responsibility for their actions and leaving any victims to tend to themselves. Not only do the injured parties lack help at the scene, […]


Car accident victims deserve compensation for their injuries and resulting damages. They can hold the negligent person or party liable for paying this compensation. However, if they carry insurance, it usually comes from their auto insurance company. Unfortunately, auto insurance companies are in business to make money, just like any other business. If they pay […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

It doesn’t matter what you call it; being in a broadside or T-bone accident can cause serious injuries and property damage to your vehicle. To make matters worse, there’s no magic method to determine fault for these side-impact vehicle crashes. Unless the liable party admits to police that they caused the crash, proving liability frequently […]

Posted in: Personal Injury

It’s common knowledge that drunk driving is a pervasive problem in America. Even though this problem has shrunk over the last few decades, thanks to increased public awareness and patrols, innocent individuals still suffer injuries, some fatal, in drunk driving crashes. Drug-impaired driving only compounds the problem. The abuse of illicit drugs is on the […]

Posted in: DUI Accidents

December 14, 2022

​What Is My Truck Accident Case Worth?

By Dave Abels

The damages that a truck accident victim may recover depend upon various factors, including the type of truck accident that occurs, the number of vehicles involved, the medical treatment that the accident victim undergoes, the nature and extent of their injuries, and the cost of their medical treatment. While some truck accident victims sustain relatively […]

Posted in: Truck Accidents

December 12, 2022

​Why Pay a Lawyer?

By Dave Abels

People may suffer severe and debilitating injuries when drivers, property owners, medical providers, and others commit negligent acts. As a result, accident victims may need to undergo lengthy medical treatment, risky medical procedures, and ongoing physical therapy. They may also experience large amounts of suffering, pain, and inconvenience, including not working. If you suffered injuries […]

Posted in: Personal Injury

Car accidents, bicycle accidents, and motorcycle accidents are among the leading causes of death in the United States. In fact, according to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 77 percent of all drivers have been in at least one car accident in their lifetime. While drivers can exercise safety measures and passengers […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

When truck drivers and trucking companies commit negligent actions and inactions, serious collisions may result. Moreover, when drivers and passengers sustain injuries in truck accidents, they may need to go to the hospital, undergo continuous medical treatment, and attend physical therapy sessions. They may also need to miss time from work and endure pain, suffering, […]

Posted in: Truck Accidents

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