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How Can Social Media Affect My Lawsuit?

Brett Steinberg | April 26, 2019 | Personal Injury

Social media, such as Reddit, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter, has been a major boon to not only the world but to personal lives. As of 2019, 79 percent of the U.S. population, according to Statista, has some form of social media profile. Unfortunately, social media is often considered to be a double-edged…

Drowsy Driving: What Can You Do to Avoid It?

Brett Steinberg | April 17, 2019 | Personal Injury

Sleep deprivation is disastrous to not only your mental capabilities but also to your physical body. Nonetheless, it doesn't stop the U.S., a nation known for its heavy work productivity. In fact, a study in 2016 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that 35 percent of adults don't get enough…

Prescriptions and Driving: Where is the Line Drawn?

Brett Steinberg | April 10, 2019 | Personal Injury

Prescription drugs are prevalent in the U.S., with Americans taking more drugs than ever. According to a HealthDay News survey published on August 3, 2017, 55 percent of Americans regularly took prescription medicine, with four being the average amount of drugs taken.  There are many people outside of those taking prescription drugs who take over-the-counter…

Road Rage: How Can I Avoid it?

Brett Steinberg | April 03, 2019 | Personal Injury

Road rage is all too common a problem in the United States. You've most likely run into road rage yourself, whether you're the victim or the aggressor. According to DriversEd.com, 50 percent of all drivers respond to aggressive acts with antagonizing actions, including but not limited to: light-flashing, honking, tailgating, shouting, blocking, and rude…

Dash Cams - Worth Having for Car Accidents?

Brett Steinberg | February 28, 2019 | Uncategorized

For a few years, drivers have been increasingly adopting dashboard-mounted cameras, or dash cams. Stories of how drivers' dash cams saved their finances and insurance policies because the footage could prove they were not at fault are commonplace online. Many drivers claimed that the fault of accidents wouldn't devolve…

Essential Items to Have in the Event of a Car Accident

Brett Steinberg | February 27, 2019 | Uncategorized

Car accidents are almost an inevitability. While vehicles have become safer over time - via Forbes, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed that the fatality rate of car accidents among cars manufactured between 2013 and 2017 is 29 percent lower than the fatality rate of accidents among cars manufactured before 1985 -…

Autonomous Vehicle Law: Who Is Liable?

Brett Steinberg | January 31, 2019 | Uncategorized

We are edging closer to a self-driving future. Tesla, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Volvo, and Volkswagon are all manufacturers that are either working on the deployment of automated vehicles or already have the vehicles on the road. There are several benefits to a self-driving vehicle: they are eco-friendly, they are roomier, and the potential for…

Is Your Landlord Liable for Your Injuries?

Brett Steinberg | January 31, 2019 | Uncategorized

Renters are becoming more common. While homeowners are still the majority in the US, the number of renters, especially in larger cities, have increased. In fact, there are more renters now than at any point since 1965, and renters have become the majority in 22 major cities (as of January 2018). Based on 2016 data,…

Be the Life of the Party

Brett Steinberg | December 28, 2018 | Personal Injury

The holidays are in full swing, and that includes New Year's Eve, a time of observing the Times Square ball drop and welcoming the new year with food, party favors, and alcohol. However, with these celebrations also comes accidents. Referring to The Drive’s article on Floridian crashes, law…

Winter Warning: Watch Where You Step

Brett Steinberg | December 20, 2018 | Personal Injury

Winter is the perfect time of year for a variety of snow-bound sports such as snowboarding, ice skating, skiing, and snow tubing. While these activities are a great way to combat cabin fever and take in some needed sunshine, there is a risk of injury, just like any other sport. Injuries resulting from…