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The Dangerous Side Effects of Medication — Who Can be Held Liable?

Brett Steinberg | July 14, 2021 | Personal Injury

If you take a drug, you likely deal with a small list of side effects, most of them minor and non-life-threatening. You may be drowsy, suffer from dry mouth, have dizziness, or deal with nausea. Unfortunately, not everyone is lucky. Some may develop severe adverse drug reactions that could…

Where Do Pedestrian Accidents Happen Most Frequently?

Brett Steinberg | June 16, 2021 | Personal Injury

In the US, many people, especially those in urban areas, commute by foot daily for work, school, food, or recreation. Unfortunately, this hustle and bustle frequently cause accidents; each day, many pedestrians are the victims of accidents involving vehicles. In fact, NSC Injury Facts report, sourcing from the National…

Tow Truck Accidents – Who Can Be Held Liable?

Brett Steinberg | March 24, 2021 | Personal Injury

Tow trucks are commonplace on the road, acting as heroes for those of us stranded with an inoperable vehicle or villains for those that have their vehicles towed without warning or due to repossession. There are times that tow trucks can also be the cause of motor vehicle accidents. Tow truck accidents statistically…

Sidewalk Injuries – Who Can Be Held Liable?

Brett Steinberg | March 09, 2021 | Personal Injury

Sidewalks are a pathway used daily by most people, whether for jogging, walking to work or other destinations, or simply walking for exercise. Generally, sidewalks tend to protect pedestrians from vehicles. But sidewalks, depending on conditions, can also be dangerous. Slip and fall (or tripping) accidents sometimes happen, caused by either weather or defects…

Wrong-Way Accidents – Can You Avoid Them?

Brett Steinberg | January 26, 2021 | Auto Accident

One day as you turn onto a one-way section of the road, you may spot on the horizon a driver going the direction opposite of you in the same lane. You'll likely immediately panic. As reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration, wrong-way driving-related crashes result in between 300 and…

Can a Passenger of a Vehicle Be Held Responsible for the Accident?

Brett Steinberg | January 12, 2021 | Auto Accident

At some point, you may wonder if a passenger can be held liable in a vehicle accident. Driver Knowledge exclaims that there are, on average, 6 million car accidents every year in the U.S. But how many are caused by passengers? In the event of a crash, outside of treatment for their medical injuries…

How to Correct a Police Report After Your Car Accident

Brett Steinberg | November 25, 2020 | Personal Injury

Car accidents are unfortunately a common occurrence. According to The Wandering RV, 6 million car accidents occur every year. This year, you may be involved in at least one of these 6 million accidents. If this is your first accident, you may not be aware that you should file a police report as…

Common Personal Injury Terms to Know

Brett Steinberg | November 11, 2020 | Personal Injury

When you're filing a personal injury claim, you may encounter quite a bit of legal jargon. You may wonder what terms such as tort or premises liability mean, and we're here to clear the air for you. Below you'll find a short glossary of legal vocabulary you may come across in your journey…

Tactics Used by Insurance Adjusters to Void Your Claim

Brett Steinberg | October 22, 2020 | Personal Injury

Forbes has reported that everyone gets in a car accident every 17.9 years. If this is your first accident, you should know that you'll likely speak with an insurance claims adjuster after the collision. However, the adjuster is not your friend and will do anything to minimize your compensation or even nullify your…

The Effects of Alcohol on a Motorist

Brett Steinberg | October 08, 2020 | Auto Accident

Drinking and driving is an all too common combination, and the accidents that happen from such a mix is often devastating. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 29 people die daily due to alcohol-fueled auto accidents. These incidents are due to the effects that alcohol has on the brain of…