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Questions an Insurance Adjuster May Ask

Brett Steinberg | December 17, 2019 | Auto Accident

Getting in a car accident is so common that you're likely to experience it every 17.9 years — according to CarInsurance.com — meaning that over your lifetime, you're bound to get into three or four accidents. It isn't fun, but you need to prepare for if/when it happens. Not only should you be prepared to…

12 Tips for Safe Travel During the Holidays

Brett Steinberg | December 08, 2019 | Personal Injury

It's that time of year: a time of constant driving, family/friend visits, and stuffing yourself full of holiday goodies.  But what is of concern is the driving conditions during the holiday season. Not only can the weather be dangerous, but there are more drivers out there due to holiday traveling. Additionally, there's a higher…

Objects Falling from Vehicles – Who’s at Fault?

Brett Steinberg | November 26, 2019 | Auto Accident

Cargo and equipment falling from vehicles is a common happenstance on the road, and one that needs to be considered heavily as you’re driving from point A to point B. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, 39,000 injuries and more than 500 deaths resulted from accidents caused by road…

Tips for Young Drivers to Avoid Accidents

Brett Steinberg | November 12, 2019 | Auto Accident

So, you just got your license and you're on your own. No one is in the passenger's seat, constantly monitoring your skills on the road. Just like the millions of people on the road, you're responsible for a massive, one-ton machine, and you need to stay safe inside that…

DUI Accidents

Brett Steinberg | October 15, 2019 | Auto Accident

Drunk driving is a serious issue on the road - in 2016, there were 10,497 fatalities resulting from alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents, accounting for 28 percent of all traffic-related deaths in the US. But what happens if you are in an accident with an alcohol-impaired driver? Can you receive compensation for the incident?…

Hit and Run Accidents

Brett Steinberg | October 08, 2019 | Auto Accident

Hit-and-run accidents are not only traumatizing experiences, but they can also raise a mountain of legal issues. If you are involved in a hit and run accident, what should you do? Is there any way to locate the vehicle that hit you? Can you hold the driver of that vehicle responsible for their…

Amusement Park Injuries – Who should be held liable?

Brett Steinberg | September 24, 2019 | Personal Injury

Amusement parks are tons of fun, offering thrills, food, and extravagant experiences, but they also tend to be home to a multitude of injuries. Though there is normally nothing to worry about - the chances of being injured at an amusement park is one in 16 million. In other words, far less likely…

Burn Injuries – Should You Consult a Personal Injury Attorney?

Brett Steinberg | September 17, 2019 | Personal Injury

Burns are unexpected injuries occurring in a variety of settings, ranging from your favorite restaurant to your own home. In 2016, over 486,000 injuries received medical treatment (American Burn Association). But who is deemed liable in the event you suffer from a burn injury? What types of burn injuries are there? You'll find…

Boating Accidents: Who Should Be Held Liable?

Brett Steinberg | July 02, 2019 | Personal Injury

Boating is often considered to be one of the more popular pastimes in Florida. In fact, Florida is home to 931,450 registered vessels as of 2016 (Florida Today). And where there is boating, there are injuries. Boating is known to be generally safe, but accidents can and do happen. In 2017, 766 boating accidents…

Pre-Existing Conditions: Will They Affect My Car Accident Claim?

Brett Steinberg | June 25, 2019 | Personal Injury

Car accidents are quite common. In fact, you're more likely to die from a car accident - a 1 out 572 chance over the course of your lifetime - than from a dog bite, a 1 out of 115,111 chance (Insurance Information Institute, 2017). At some point in a person’s lifetime, it…