What To Do After A Head-On Collision

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Head-on collisions are a particularly devastating type of accident, accounting for 14 percent of all traffic fatalities related to roadway departures between 2016 and 2018. These collisions occur for various reasons, some due to negligence and others due to unforeseen circumstances. Regardless, they can result in severe injuries or even death. Read our article to learn more about what happens during and after a head-on collision, and what to do if you or someone you know was involved in a crash.  What is a Head-On Collision? As the name suggests, a head-on collision happens when the front ends of two vehicles collide...

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Delayed Symptoms After A Car Accident You Should Never Ignore

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Car accidents can be traumatic experiences, often leaving victims with immediate injuries that require urgent medical attention. However, what many people don't realize is that some symptoms might not manifest until hours, days, or even weeks after the accident. Ignoring these delayed symptoms can lead to long-term health complications, higher medical bills, and reduced quality of life. Let’s take a look at some common delayed symptoms after a car accident and what to do if you have been in a bad crash. Common Delayed Car Accident Symptoms Stomach Pain Seat Belt Syndrome (SBS) is a collection of potentially life-threatening injuries that occur as...

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Hiring a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

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Motorcycle accidents can be devastating, both physically and emotionally. They can result in serious injuries, expensive medical bills, and even death. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to die in a crash than passenger car occupants. With warmer weather approaching, many motorcyclists will be out on the road again. Read more to learn about how to stay safe and when to consult with a qualified motorcycle accident lawyer. What Causes a Motorcycle Accident? The causes for motorcycle accidents are typically the same as those that cause any motor vehicle accident. These...

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What is Loss of Consortium?

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When it comes to personal injury, many people will only consider the person directly involved in the accident. The negligence of another, however, can also have a profound impact on loved ones, especially the spouse. “Loss of consortium” is often a consideration in wrongful death cases, but it can apply to personal injury claims as well. It is a legal premise meant to account for the suffering a spouse may endure after a partner is severely injured.  Loss of Consortium Definition Following a bad accident, the road to recovery from personal injury can be painful physically and emotionally. The injured person’s  life...

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Truck Blind Spots

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Commercial trucks are an essential part of our transportation system, carrying goods across vast distances in record time. Because of their size and height, many drivers mistakenly think that truck drivers have enhanced visibility of the cars around them. Unfortunately, the opposite is true. It is important for both truck drivers and everyone else to understand where truck blind spots are to avoid accidents related to them.  Truck Blind Spots, aka The “No Zone Areas” Semi-truck blind spots are also called “no zones.” The no zones are areas around trucks where cars become invisible to the truck driver. These zones can be...

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