Motorcycle Safety: Situation Awareness For Accident Prevention

According to the National Highway Safety Administration, 4,668 motorcyclists died and 88,000 were injured in motorcycle crashes in 2013. If you recently got your motorcycle license or have had one for some time, it's important that you develop a sense of situational awarenesness so you can avoid getting into an accident. Of course, you'll want to watch other vehicles for turning signals and brake lights, but here are a few other things to look for when you are enjoying the open road on a motorcycle. Read More 

If You Rear End Someone, Are You Automatically Fully At Fault?

There seems to be a rumor floating around amongst drivers that if you rear end someone, you'll be held fully responsible for the accident. Your insurance company will have to cover all of the damages, and if they don't, the other driver can sue you and will win -- because you're absolutely at fault if you rear ended them. This scary rumor is not always true. While in many cases, you will be named fully at fault if you rear end another driver, there are exceptions to this guideline. Read More 

What To Do If You’re In A Hit And Run Car Accident

A hit-and-run car crash can be one of the most harrowing experiences you will ever have in your life. It can be damaging in a number of ways, including both physically and emotionally. There are a number of things that you should do, however, if you find yourself as the victim of such an injury. The first thing to do is to stay calm and collected and try to remember that there are certain things you should do in order to make sure that the person who caused the accident can be brought to justice and prosecuted by the long arm of the law. Read More 

Before You Spend Your Auto Accident Settlement, Make Sure Everyone Has Been Paid

If you have been injured in an auto accident which was not your fault, you are probably entitled to a financial settlement from the at fault driver's insurance company. You may quickly start making plans on how you are going to spend your windfall. Unfortunately, you may want to slow your roll. You will quickly find out that the total amount of the settlement will not all be coming your way. Read More 

4 Mistakes Truck Drivers Make That Can Lead To An Accident

Collisions with large trucks can be devastating, especially for people driving cars or motorcycles. If you were recently struck by a truck and were left injured, you have the right to sue for the damages you incurred. To do this, you must hire a truck accident attorney, and one of the main things he or she will do is look for mistakes made by the truck driver or trucking company. Here are four things truck drivers do that can lead to major accidents, and your attorney will use this information to pursue a large settlement for you. Read More