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Who May be Liable for a Crash With a Recalled Vehicle?

Few people intend to cause a crash. Most of the time, traffic accidents end up being the result of one or more driver errors. Like most things in life, however, there are exceptions. For instance, what if your crash was caused by a defect in a recalled vehicle? Who may…

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How Serious is a Crush Injury From a Car Crash?

Car crashes often lead to serious injuries, from fractures and deep lacerations to organ damage, head traumas and more. No one involved in a serious traffic accident should put off getting a proper medical examination. For victims who suffer crush injuries from a car crash, however, emergency medical treatment is…

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Filing a Claim for Nerve Damage After a Crash

Nerve damage is a common injury sustained after a crash. While these injuries can range from mild to severe, victims with significant nerve damage can be left with costly medical bills, and pain and suffering. If you have suffered nerve damage in a car crash, you may be able to…

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Passenger Car Crash Claims – Could Multiple Drivers Be Liable?

When riding in someone else’s car you are entrusting your safety to the driver of that vehicle. If that driver is involved in a crash, you may wonder what your legal rights are for recovering the damages you sustained. Do you seek compensation from the driver you rode with? If…

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Kicking Off National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month, and with good reason. Distracted driving is the leading cause of car crashes in the U.S. today. In 2020 alone, this dangerous driving behavior resulted in more than 3,142 traffic deaths. This year, as for the last seven years, the National Highway Traffic…

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Can Past Driving Convictions Be Used Against Me in a Car Crash Claim?

Were you previously convicted of one or more traffic violations? Are you concerned how those convictions could hurt your ability to recover damages after a crash you did not cause? Past driving convictions may be the result of lessons learned, but they could still cause you trouble today. At PKSD,…

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Why Car Crash Settlement Calculators Are Not Reliable

 Accident victims have a lot to think about while trying to recover from a car crash. In addition to juggling doctor’s appointments, they have to deal with medical costs. Many victims may start to wonder how to pay these bills and what their claim is actually worth. Victims searching the…

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Is it Risky to Accept Cash From an at-Fault Driver?

After a car crash, it could be tempting to accept a cash offer from the other driver involved. However, even for a collision that seems minor, it is risky to accept cash from an at-fault driver. PKSD discusses important factors to consider if an at-fault driver offers you cash for…

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What Are the Leading Causes of Pedestrian Crashes?

The number of pedestrian crashes are on the rise across the nation. Two years into the pandemic, and fatalities are nearly the highest in decades. Learn more about the leading causes of pedestrian crashes, including why these numbers have surged in the last two years. At PKSD, we are committed…

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Who May Be Responsible for Damages in a Rideshare Collision?

If you were injured as a passenger in an Uber or Lyft, you may wonder who pays for damages in a rideshare collision. Car accident cases involving rideshare drivers can be quite complex. After a serious collision, you may have costly medical bills and other related-damages. In these types of…

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