I was recently involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, since it was my first accident, I was scatter-brained and anxious. What I did not realize at the time was that the actions you take immediately after the accident can affect a personal injury case and the outcome of that case. I wanted to find a way to share my experiences and mistakes with other. Since the Internet is so popular, I figured this would be a great way to do so. While you likely aren't planning on being in an accident soon, if you are, hopefully you remember some of the tips I share on this website.
9 February 2015
You recently were injured in a car accident caused by another driver. Not long afterward, you talked with a representative from that driver's insurance company. Now, the insurer is using some of your remarks against you and refusing to offer you a settlement. You may want to contact a car accident attorney, such as Todd East Attorney at Law, for assistance. Even if some of your statements to the insurer seem questionable to you now, that doesn't necessarily mean you don't deserve financial compensation.
30 January 2015
More and more vehicles are being recalled for a variety of reasons, from defective parts to mechanical errors. In many cases, these cars that are in need of recalls are involved in accidents before they can be services. Here are some ways you can prevent an accident in a recalled vehicle: Be Proactive Don't wait for a recall to come out. As a responsible car owner, you need to take the initiative to check for recalls on your vehicle on a regular basis.
26 January 2015
If you've just gotten a pet and are planning to drive with it in your car, remember that you must restrain it lest it distract you. Pets can interfere with your driving enough to cause an accident, and that would have severe repercussions for you even if you and your pet weren't injured. There could be other penalties as well depending on how the laws of your state are configured. Here's a look at what pets in cars can do, and how that can affect you and your liability in accidents.
22 January 2015
Did you know that January is one of the busiest months for divorce? Many couples wait until the holidays are over before they start the divorce process. If you are considering a divorce there are a couple things you need to know so that you are prepared for the process. Each of You Should Have Your Own Lawyer One of the best ways to save money and to speed up the divorce is to resolve the majority of the issues concerning the contract on your own.
14 January 2015
A DWI, or driving while intoxicated, is very similar to the more common, DUI, or driving under the influence. Depending upon your state, the terms can be used interchangeably, or they could be used to differentiate between driving drunk and driving under the influence of a drug such as marijuana or pain killers. Many people do not know their rights when being pulled over, or while going through a typical DUI check point.