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What if My Crash Was Due to an Object Falling Off a Passing Vehicle?

No one likes to end up driving behind a vehicle that looks like it is carrying too much cargo or a load that is not properly secured. If an object from a car or debris from a truck suddenly flew off and hit your vehicle, it could lead to a…

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How is Fault Determined for a Blind Spot Crash?

Getting behind the wheel of any vehicle carries inherent risks. This is not surprising since driving involves heavy pieces of machinery traveling the same roads, often at high speed. Blind spots are just one of the ever-present hazards. Many drivers may take care to use their mirrors before turning or…

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Who is Responsible for an Accident Caused by Obstructing Traffic?

Roadways are intended for the movement of vehicles. However, when a driver breaks down, travels below the posted speed limit, or causes a crash that blocks the roadway, this can obstruct traffic and create another accident. Roadways should be cleared safely and as quickly as possible to avoid a potentially…

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Do Car Safety Systems Cause More Distracted Driving?

Newer cars today include more high-tech systems. Such as lane-keeping and adaptive cruise control assistance. However, do these systems always work as intended? Could car safety systems cause more distracted driving and maybe even increase the risk of a crash? Read on to learn more about car safety systems today,…

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Can I Seek Compensation After a Single-Car Crash?

When two or more vehicles are involved in a crash, the at-fault party’s insurer is typically responsible for the damages. If you get hurt in a single-car crash, however, you may wonder if or how you can recover compensation. What legal options do injured victims have in this situation? At…

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What if My Car Crash Was Caused by a Malfunctioning Traffic Light?

Drivers rely heavily on traffic lights, especially at busy intersections that would be otherwise dangerous to drive through. When traffic lights malfunction or completely blackout, it often causes confusion. Many motorists may be unsure who has the right of way in this situation, and a serious collision may result. PKSD…

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Can I Get Compensated for Chronic Pain After a Car Crash?

Chronic pain after a car crash may result in whether or not an accident victim sustained any other visible injuries. The degree of pain for some may be relatively minor and eventually disappear, but for others, the pain can be debilitating and long-term. PKSD talks about chronic pain, including what…

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How Traffic Tickets in a Car Crash Could Help or Hurt Your Claim

If you are issued a traffic ticket following a car crash, you may worry about how it could affect the outcome of your claim. However, a citation is only one piece of evidence that may be used to assess liability for a traffic accident. What happens if the other driver…

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Discussing Your Injuries With Your Doctor After a Crash

After a car crash, accident victims may initially suffer shock and be unaware they are injured, especially if there are no visible wounds. Unfortunately, this may keep some people from getting a medical examination after a collision, and this can be a huge mistake. Others may seek medical attention, but…

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How Maximum Medical Improvement Impacts Your Car Crash Claim

After getting hurt in a car crash, it is important to understand more about maximum medical improvement and the impact it could have on a claim. Plaintiffs who jump the gun and settle before this point in a claim often end up with too little money to pay for their…

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