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
    • Rear-End Accidents Are Not Always Minor

      As car accidents go, a rear-end accident probably doesn’t sound too bad. In fact, many people equate rear-end accidents with fender benders. Rear-end accidents, however, can be extremely dangerous and can result in long-lasting negative health consequences. If you were hit from behind by another vehicle, rule out potential injury by seeking immediate medical attention.

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    • Hurt in a Car Accident But Don’t Have Insurance?

      How does a lack of insurance affect a car accident injury claim? By law, all drivers are required to carry liability auto insurance to cover any damages caused should you cause a car accident. That being said, quite a number of Texans drive without insurance due to various reasons. While driving without insurance is irresponsible, it’s an unfortunate reality for many.

      Rasansky Law Firm- 16 readers -
    • Settling a Car Accident Claim with Safeco Insurance

      How to negotiate a car accident settlement with Safeco. Following an auto accident injury, you may have realized that negotiating a settlement with Safeco is not as easy as you thought it would be. The process is stressful, time-consuming, confusing, and very one-sided. Without the leverage of an attorney, the victim is often at the mercy of the insurance company.

      Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 15 readers -
  • Will Your Indianapolis Car Accident Case Settle?

    … The aftermath of a car accident can confuse and stress anyone, and many victims worry about how to pay for their medical expenses, repair bills, and stay afloat while they cannot work. One question that lawyers often hear during the first meeting with a car accident victim is whether the attorney thinks that the case will settle or go to trial…

    fountaininjurylaw- 12 readers -
  • 5 Defensive Driving Tips

    …Defensive Driving Tips To Prevent Being a Car Accident Victim Every year, thousands of people lose their lives in automobile accidents and millions become permanently impaired. The alarming thing about accidents is that they are on the rise with each passing year. But as they say, every cloud has a silver lining; the good news is that most…

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 8 readers -
  • New Year’s Safety Tips

    … season 42% of traffic accidents are typically a result of drinking and driving. People are more inclined to drink and drive on Jan. 1 than during any other major holiday of the year. Nearly half of all car accidents on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are due to drinking and driving. Drinking & Driving Safety A common sense approach to planning…

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 10 readers -
  • Accidents Caused by Speeding

    …? The result could be tragic, and you would be responsible. Careless drivers, who do not obey the rules, cause up to one-third of all deaths by car, says a World Atlas report. Teens who have not been driving long are mainly the victims. They are four times more likely to be in car accidents. Some states are making teens get better and longer training…

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 13 readers -
  • Settling a Car Accident Claim with Safeco Insurance

    …How to negotiate a car accident settlement with Safeco. Following an auto accident injury, you may have realized that negotiating a settlement with Safeco is not as easy as you thought it would be. The process is stressful, time-consuming, confusing, and very one-sided. Without the leverage of an attorney, the victim is often at the mercy…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 18 readers -
  • Hurt in a Car Accident But Don’t Have Insurance?

    …How does a lack of insurance affect a car accident injury claim? By law, all drivers are required to carry liability auto insurance to cover any damages caused should you cause a car accident. That being said, quite a number of Texans drive without insurance due to various reasons. While driving without insurance is irresponsible, it’s…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 13 readers -
  • Car Accidents in an Unsafe Environment

    … environment. What Makes an Unsafe Environment? If we find ourselves wrecked on a busy road, then we must be mindful of our surroundings. Car accidents on highways and interstates mean several cars will be passing by in a hurry. An accident will not necessarily stop traffic. You should only exit the vehicle if it is safe to do so. Determine where you…

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 11 readers -
  • Drowsy Driving. How Unsafe is Driving While Fatigued?

    … at the wheel: Young people: More than half of fatigue-related accidents under 25 years of age. Night shift workers: often suffer from sleep deprivation, are much more likely to crash their cars – especially on their way home after a shift. People who suffer from sleep apnea: pauses in breathing that disrupt deep sleep, afflict one in three men and one…

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 14 readers -
  • The Text Message Can Wait

    …Distracted Driving In 2017, practically everyone has a cell phone. They make it easier for us to stay connected via phone calls, text messages and social media. They become problematic when we try to use them while driving a vehicle at 55 miles per hour. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has held multiple campaigns…

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 9 readers -
  • Left-Turn Motorcycle Accidents and Failure to Yield

    …Has a loved one been seriously injured or killed in a Texas motorcycle accident caused by another driver’s failure to yield? When it comes to motorcycle-vs-car accidents, statistics show that a staggering 42% of collisions are caused by drivers of passenger cars making left turns across traffic. Motorcyclists have every right to use our roads…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 13 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

    … cord injuries, including paralysis Injuries caused by being crushed Soft tissue injuries Rear-End Collisions You might think rear-end collisions don’t amount to much more than fender benders. While this is sometimes true, rear-end accidents can be extremely dangerous. On the busy streets of Philadelphia, these accidents are common. Rear-end…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 8 readers -
  • Stay Safe This Halloween: Child Pedestrian Tips

    …It’s no surprise that more kids are injured in auto-pedestrian accidents on Halloween than on any other night of the year. Stay Safe this Halloween! All car-vs-pedestrian accidents are preventable, so make sure your children stay safe by following a few simple Halloween safety tips. For those who have to drive on Halloween night, be sure stay…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 17 readers -
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