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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…

Cycling Woes: What To Do If You’re Hit While Cycling

Brett Steinberg | November 14, 2018 | Personal Injury

Cycling is typically a safe way to travel to various local destinations, but there are instances when a car swerves and doesn’t see the cyclist crossing, resulting in a collision with the cyclist. If you’re the victim of a collision with a motor vehicle, then you should consider the following…

Doctor’s Orders: What To Do After a Brain Injury

Brett Steinberg | November 14, 2018 | Personal Injury

A head injury can sneak up on you at any time, anywhere. You may be cycling safely in the bike lane when a car suddenly swerves onto your path and hits you. You may be skiing at a resort before quickly losing control and hitting a tree. Whatever the case…

Fall Fumbles: Injuries to Avoid this Season

Brett Steinberg | October 10, 2018 | Personal Injury

While it’s sad to see summer go, it’s time to embrace the beauty of fall for the year. Autumn brings festive fun, but beware of the risk of injuries that come into play this time of year. Whether it be workplace accidents before holidays, or at home mishaps, here…

3 Things to do if you were Bitten by a Stranger's Pet

Brett Steinberg | October 10, 2018 | Personal Injury

Chances are you were thinking about how cute Fido was, not what would happen if your direct eye contact or open hand would result in a dog bite wound. Once bitten by strange dogs, people often struggle with what to do next. When bitten by an unfamiliar dog, there are…