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What is the Current State of Drunk Driving Prevention Technology?

Despite the advances in automobile safety, drunk driving is still prevalent. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drunk driving takes the lives of over 30 Americans each day. Auto manufacturers are working on preventative features in their cars to help end drunk driving car accidents. Recently, the NHTSA has begun… Read More


What Should I Focus on After a Car Accident?

A car accident can have many serious consequences, including physical injuries, financial damages, and emotional trauma. Even with all the safety technology available to the modern driver, car accidents cannot completely be stopped. The most careful and conscientious driver can still be involved in a collision. Therefore, it is important to know what should be… Read More


Why is January Known for Divorce?

January has unofficially been called “divorce month” among family law practitioners across the United States. Divorce cases increase in January for various reasons. A common reason is that many people believe that the start of the year brings new opportunities. Couples who are considering divorce will often wait until after the December holidays to begin… Read More


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


Getting Back to Work After an Injury

Getting injured on the job can be very frightening. Fears of long-lasting pain and how to pay the bills can be daunting. The Workers’ Compensation insurance program is designed to allay these fears. While the program is no substitute for work, it does cover medical related bills and partial salary for a period of time…. 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


Why was My Workers’ Compensation Claim Denied?

Getting hurt at work is an unpleasant experience. As equally unpleasant is being denied Workers’ Compensation by an insurance company. Any claim could be turned down for various reasons. The following are questions to ask a Workers’ Compensation lawyer when receiving a claim denial: Did the Worker Report the Accident Promptly? Workers injured on the… Read More


What are the Most Common Office-Related Injuries?

When most people think about workplace injuries, they imagine dramatic accidents on dangerous worksites, but a lot of work injuries happen in office spaces. Offices seem like relatively safe places to work, but there are many dangers that exist. In order to reduce the risk of injuries, it is important to learn about the most… Read More


Can I Keep My Pension in a Divorce?

Pensions are important, and the person receiving the pension is guaranteed a certain amount of money as a lump amount or monthly sum during retirement. If the person is married, the spouse may be entitled to receive a percentage of the pension, even after the death of the recipient. However, the recipient never has to… 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


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