Auto Accidents - Page 3

  • Sciatica and Car Accidents in Philadelphia: What You Need to Know

    … of your injuries. While some individuals can remain sitting for an hour, others need to stand or walk around every 15 minutes to alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with sciatica. Although a doctor can diagnose sciatica with a physical exam or simply by analyzing your medical history, such as a recent car accident, because sciatica…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 19 readers -
  • Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD?

    … You woke up last night again, sweating after re-living your traumatic car accident in your dreams. You felt the impact, heard the crushing metal, and startled awake from the fear. The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (“PTSD”) reports that stressful reactions, such as nightmares or flashbacks, are normal after traumatic…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 13 readers -
  • Chicago Traffic Accidents in November

    … income, pain and suffering, disability, disfigurement, and loss of normal life. Call us today at to find out how we can help you. For more information about Chicago traffic accidents that have occurred in November 2017, read below. November Chicago Auto Accidents 34 Year-Old Man Dies in a Rear End Accident – On November 1, a man rear ended…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 12 readers -
  • Should the U.S. Require Rear Seat Belt Warnings?

    … Due to improved technology and consumer awareness, injuries and deaths on the road have become less common. While seat belts can save the lives of drivers in high speed car accidents, seat belts can also protect the lives of those who are in the rear seat of a motor vehicle. Although the government requires auto manufacturers to have seat belt…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • Are Self Driving Cars Causing More Accidents?

    …Are Self Driving Cars Causing More Accidents? Self driving cars are poised to be a hugely significant technological breakthrough. If companies like Tesla, Uber, Google, and many others are to be believed, self-driving cars will usher in a new, better era of transportation which, according to these companies, will include the fact that self driving…

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  • Are Car Accidents Civil or Criminal Matters?

    … Before discussing whether car accidents are civil or criminal matters (or even both), it is important to understand a bit about the American legal system and the difference between types of litigation. Although judges hear both civil and criminal cases, unless the court is specialized, there are not different courthouses or judges for these…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 8 readers -
  • Car Seat Do’s and Don’ts

    … Car seats have been proven to significantly lower children’s injuries in car accidents. Car seats lower the risk of injury for infants by 71 percent, toddlers by 54 percent, and children 4 to 8 years of age by 45 percent. Installing and using a car seat properly can save your child from being seriously injured. However, there are a number…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 8 readers -
  • The Number of Car Accident Deaths Rose Again Last Year

    …While the number of distracted driving accidents went down in 2016, the total number of fatal crashes went up. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released USDOT accident data for 2016, showing a two-year spike in fatal traffic accidents that exceeds any swings the US has experienced in over 50 years. NHTSA data…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 16 readers -
  • Common Injuries Involved in Car Accidents

    … There’s no getting around it—car accidents are dangerous. Not all car accidents, however, are created equal. Some are more dangerous and more prone to cause serious injuries. When you get behind the wheel in Pennsylvania, remember to follow the safety rules of the road and to drive defensively. Even the safest driver, however, may be involved…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 8 readers -
  • Will My Car Insurance Rate Go Up If Someone Hits Me?

    … While required to have car insurance if you’re on the road, many people are still uncertain about the details of their coverage. We understand that our insurance must be there for us if we are at fault in an accident, but many of us are left wondering: will my car insurance rate go up if someone hits me? Unfortunately, the answer to this question…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 11 readers -
  • Will the Larger iPhone X Increase Distracted Driving?

    … These days, few events are more exciting than the unveiling of a brand new, beautiful Apple product—like the much-anticipated iPhone X. In anticipation of its release, many waited with bated breath. Along with this unveiling, however, comes a renewed interest in the role smartphones play in accidents caused by distracted driving, which…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 12 readers -
  • Side and Rear Guards Could Prevent Underride Accidents

    … Steel bars that hang from the backs of tractor trailers to prevent the front of a passenger vehicle from moving underneath them during an accident are known as underride guards. If tractor-trailers do not contain underride guards or they are defective, an underride accident may occur. An underride accident occurs when a passenger vehicle hits…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 10 readers -
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