Car Accident Archives

Recent Studies Indicate That Updated Headlights will Reduce Accidents

Recent research shows that many vehicle headlights, including halogen bulbs, high intensity discharge (HID) bulbs, and light-emitting diode (LED) lights, are ineffective in several different real-world situations. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), headlights play a vital part to vehicle safety, an often overlooked feature. Many vehicle fatalities occur at night, where… Read More


How can I Dispute My Denied Car Insurance Claim?

Suffering the unfortunate event of a car accident normally leads to property damage and medical bills. To help pay for repairs and treatment, much of the population depends on a car insurance company to cover these unexpected expenses. The dependency on compensation is even more important, especially if an injury was severe, the vehicle damage… Read More


What are the Most Common Car Accident Injuries?

Car accident injuries vary, and the specifics of the collision often determine the severity. For example, a speed-related collision most likely causes more serious injuries. Also, injuries can occur from objects inside the car and even outside the vehicle. After a car accident, it is important to get medical care to determine the severity of… Read More


When Should a Victim File a Personal Injury Lawsuit After a Car Accident?

After being hurt in a car accident, a victim has a lot on their mind, including how to financially recover. This can be difficult to do if the insurance company refuses a claim or proposes a low settlement offer. Working with a lawyer who deals with car accident victims can help. However, some victims are… Read More


What are the Dangers of Aggressive Driving?

Aggressive driving accidents are common in the United States and often lead to serious injuries and even fatalities. This type of driving is normally done deliberately and with disregard for safety. It is defined as an individual who commits a combination of moving traffic offenses to endanger other persons or property. Examples of aggressive driving… Read More


The CDC Has Released New Data About Distracted Driving and Fatal Car Accidents

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the most recent information about distracted driving accidents in the United States. Separately, a CDC-compiled cache of 2018 data has been distilled to represent the cost of deadly crashes, accounting for $1.79 billion in Pennsylvania. Nationwide, approximately 38,000 deaths each year result from car accidents,… Read More


Children Injured in Car Accidents

According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 178,000 children were injured in car accidents in the United States in 2015. In that year, over 1,000 children died in crashes. Every day, 500 children are injured in car accidents in the United States and more than three children are killed. These… Read More


Driving with Unrestrained Pets

For many people, pets are family, and their furry companions accompany them everywhere. Just as a person should not ride in a motor vehicle without the use of a seat belt, pets should not travel in a car without some type of restraint, whether it is a carrier or car harness. Loose pets in a… Read More


When Illegally Parked Cars Get Hit

It may be hard to determine who is at-fault when a driver hits an illegally parked car. It is common knowledge that vehicles should not be parked in front of fire hydrants and other illegal places. Unfortunately, some people still break the law, creating serious hazards for all drivers. If another motorist runs into an… Read More


Backseat Passenger Injuries

Passenger safety in cars has vastly improved over the past few decades and front seat passenger fatalities involved in head-on collisions have seen a substantial decrease. But what about passengers in rear seats? A recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) found that backseat passengers are not as protected for a car… Read More


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