Car Accidents

A traffic collision, also known as a traffic accident, motor vehicle collision, motor vehicle accident, car accident, automobile accident, road traffic collision, road traffic accident, wreck (USA), car crash, or car smash (Australian) occurs when a vehicle collides with another vehicle, pedestrian, animal, road debris, or other stationary obstruction, such as a tree or utility pole. Traffic collisions may result in injury, death, vehicle damage, and property damage.A number of factors contribute to the risk of collision, including vehicle design, speed of operation, road design, road environment, driver skill and/or impairment, and driver behaviour.
Posts about Car Accidents
    • Car Accidents on Central Expressway (Highway 75)

      Injured in a car accident on Central Expressway in Dallas? Central Expressway (AKA Highway 75) sees more than its fair share of car accidents. If you’ve been injured in a crash on Highway 75, we can help you with your claim for no out of pocket costs. Call us today at 1-877-405-4313. If you are involved in a car accident on Central Expressway, it’s important to know what you need to do.

      Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 18 readers -
    • Car Accident Checklist

      What should you do immediately following a car accident? This checklist will help automobile accident victims understand exactly what they need to do in order to protect their rights and ensure no mistakes are made that can end up costing you later. No matter how carefully you drive, accidents can happen anywhere and at any time.

      Rasansky Law Firm- 15 readers -
    • Should I Accept A Settlement From Another Driver’s Insurance?

      If you have recently been in a car accident, it is likely that the other driver’s insurance company has already contacted you about a settlement. In deciding whether you should accept the settlement there are several factors to consider. Need Medical Treatment After a Car Accident MO If you suffered injuries in your accident that still require further medical treatment, then yo ...

      Bruning Legal- 10 readers -
  • G-Forces in an Automobile Accident

    … out of every five car crashes which result in an injury is a direct result of distracted driving. Car accidents can be life-changing and result in serious financial difficulty. You may be facing medical bills, lost wages, or even permanent disability. If you were not at-fault for the accident, you have every right to seek financial compensation…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 9 readers -
  • Car Accidents Caused by Tire Blowouts

    … of a tire, but when manufacturers fail in their duty to provide a safe tire and someone if injured or killed as a result, the company can be held liable via a product liability claim. These types of claims can be quite complex, which is why we strongly recommend discussing your potential case with an experienced attorney. Luckily, the lawyers…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 17 readers -
  • Negotiating a Settlement With Farmers Insurance

    …How to negotiate a fair car accident settlement with Farmers. Looking to negotiate your settlement with Farmers Insurance after a car accident? Don’t do anything before reading this article! If you’ve been injured, we may be able to do the negotiating for you for no out-of-pocket cost. Like other insurance companies, Farmers derives a profit…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 20 readers -
  • Disfigurement Caused by a Personal Injury

    … or other forms of disfigurement. Those types of scenarios include (but are not limited to) the following: Burns & scalds Cuts & lacerations Car accidents Truck accidents Crushing accidents Amputation Dog bites Birth injuries Acts of intentional violence There are several treatment options that can be used…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 17 readers -
  • Negotiating a Car Accident Settlement With USAA

    …Negotiating a fair car accident settlement with USAA. While many people attempt to handle their own car accident injury claim without a lawyer, it’s important that you understand how the process works (as well as the risks involved). One mistake could jeopardize your entire claim. Can I Negotiate a Settlement with USAA? Founded in 1922…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 17 readers -
  • Dallas Hit-and-Run Car Accident Lawyer

    … money in your pocket. A car accident is a traumatic event for any driver, especially when the person that caused the accident flees the scene. Hit and run accidents occur far too frequently in Dallas and its surrounding cities, and most victims are left with many questions and few answers. Our job is to answer these questions, make sure no stone…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 30 readers -
  • Handling a Car Accident Claim That Was Unfairly Denied

    …Has the insurance company wrongly denied your car accident injury claim? Don’t let them take advantage of you; call us! The accident attorneys at Rasansky Law Firm exist solely to help victims recover every penny their entitled to following a serious car wreck, and we don’t earn a fee unless we win your case. Call us at 1-877-405-4313 for a free…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 17 readers -
  • How the Eggshell Skull Rule Applies to Injury Cases

    …Understanding the eggshell skull rule and how it applies to personal injury cases in Texas. The eggshell skull rule—also called the thin skull rule—says that you take your victim as you find them. Essentially, the frailty of the person who was injured cannot be used as a defense to limit the liability of the at-fault party. Eggshell Skull Rule…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 13 readers -
  • How To Obtain Traffic Camera Video of a Car Accident

    …Was your car accident caught on a highway traffic camera? In this day and age, cameras are everywhere. In fact, you’d probably be surprised by the number of video cameras that catch your commute on a daily basis. But how easy is it to obtain a copy of this footage? We’ve all noticed them: video cameras along highways, at red lights, toll plazas…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 14 readers -
  • Fatal Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Dallas

    …) against those responsible. Pursuing a wrongful death claim. Fatal Motorcycle Accidents When a fatal motorcycle accident occurs as the result of another party’s negligence, the victim’s family has the right to seek compensation for their resulting losses by filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party. This type of claim aims…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 30 readers -
  • Stephen Fitts Killed after Being Rear-Ended by 18-Wheeler Truck

    …ASPERMONT, TX (04/07/2017) — A truck driver caused a fatal three-vehicle collision on US-380 after rear-ending a pickup truck stopped for traffic. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 69-year-old Stephen Lloyd Fitts (of Spur, Texas) was killed in a rear-end accident in Stonewall County at 1:33 p.m. Friday afternoon. Fatal Car…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 15 readers -
  • Additional Laws Which Apply to Truck Drivers

    … lbs and carrying non-hazardous material is required to have a minimum of $750,000 in auto insurance. A minimum of $1,500,000 is required for buses and passenger-carrying vehicles which hold 15 or fewer passengers, and $5,000,000 for those which carry over 15 passengers. Mobile phone use. Lastly, the FMCSA forbids the handheld use of mobile phones…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 22 readers -
  • Diminished Earning Capacity (Loss of Future Earnings)

    … is involved in a serious car accident or otherwise suffers to an injury as the result of another person’s negligence, there are several types of damages for which the attorney can seek compensation; one of which is diminished earning capacity. While direct expenses such as medical bills are important, what happens if the injured party is permanently…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 14 readers -
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