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.
26 February 2015
In most cases, pets are considered property in the event of a divorce. This means that the judge will award custody of the pet, or property, to one party and the other person won't even have the consolation of visitation rights. Although it's difficult to live with the fear of losing a much-loved pet, it's equally important to stay on the right side of both the law and the courts during the proceedings.
18 February 2015
If you've been injured at work and have seen your first pieces of paperwork for workers compensation, now is the time to consider what else could be at stake. If the injury is enough to put you out of work for a while, think about what lingering damage could be done; it could last longer than you think and become worse when you least expect it. A few personal injury examination angles can help you understand what could affect your life after the injury and if you need to seek additional compensation.
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.