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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…

How to Prepare for Your Child’s Return to School in a Pandemic

Brett Steinberg | August 25, 2020 | Personal Injury

2020 has been a difficult year for people, both children and adults. With the United States battling a COVID-19 pandemic right when the school year is beginning, parents may be uncertain of what their children or school will do in terms of curriculum and safety precautions. Will their child be attending school…

Seizure-Related Car Accidents: Who Can Be Held Liable?

Brett Steinberg | August 11, 2020 | Auto Accident

Epilepsy is prevalent in the US, affecting between 5 and 8.4 per 1000 Americans every year or between 2.2 to 3 million US citizens (American Epilepsy Society), with older adults and children being at greater risk. Unfortunately, seizures can and do occur when epileptic people drive, but those seizure-caused accidents are less prevalent compared…