Auto Accidents

  • 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 -
  • The Number of Car Accident Deaths Rose Again Last Year

    … 5,987 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents last year, which was a 9% rise over 2015’s numbers and the highest number of recorded pedestrian deaths since 1990. Additionally, at least 5,286 motorcyclists also lost their lives in 2016; a 5.1% increase from 2015. There was also a 4.6% uptick in fatalities involving those not wearing seat…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 16 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 -
  • 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- 11 readers -
  • Safe Driving During the Holidays

    … This Thanksgiving, you may be going on a road trip to spend the holiday with your loved ones. If you are planning on driving more than 50 miles, you should follow the safe driving tips below in order to keep yourself and your passengers safe. If an accident that was caused by another driver’s negligence leaves you or your loved one injured, you…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 10 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- 9 readers -
  • New Passenger Side Front Crash Test Added by IIHS

    … will improve vehicle safety, accidents could still arise. If you sustain an injury in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, call our Chicago car accident attorneys at Staver Law Group today at and schedule a free consultation. What is the Small-Overlap Front Crash Test? The small-overlap front crash test was first created in 2012…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 9 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 -
  • 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…

    Bruning Legal- 8 readers -
  • 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 -
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