Having represented personal injury victims for more than 30 years, we know what your concerns are. We can answer your questions, like who will pay your doctor bills, how will you make up for your wage losses, and who will fix your damaged car.
Ask a Trooper: Why is it a ‘crash’ and not an ‘accident’? Apr 20, 2022 Question: I’ve noticed you use the word “crash” and not the word “accident” when talking about incidents while on the radio, TV and newspaper. Why is that? Answer: I’d be glad to talk about this as I am passionate about this topic and it is certainly intentional. The spark for this issue stems from a court trial from almost two...Read More
Car accidents, for the most part, ARE avoidable. However, without fully understanding the cause of car accidents, it can be difficult for individuals to know what they can do to prevent them. Some causes are more obvious than others, such as drinking and driving, while others are not so well known. For instance, though many people know it’s illegal to text while driving (in many states), many do not understand the very real dangers of...Read More
If you’re involved in a car accident caused by another’s negligence, you may receive a call from an adjuster from the at-fault driver’s insurance company, asking you to provide a recorded statement. The insurance adjuster may seem pleasant on the phone, and his or her tone may immediately set you at ease, but you could be walking into an expensive trap. Insurance adjusters work for insurance companies, which are for-profit businesses focused on one thing...Read More
When a person sustains a brain injury, their condition will either be classified as “traumatic” or “non-traumatic.” While these are both types of brain injuries, they are caused by different factors and affect the brain in different ways. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are known as such because they are caused by external physical trauma and accidents. Non-traumatic brain injuries are not caused by traumatic accidents; rather, they result from issues within the brain that cause...Read More
Spinal cord injuries are one of the most dangerous types of injury that an accident victim can experience. One of the reasons that spinal cord injuries are so debilitating is because the spinal column houses the nerve pathways that facilitate communication with the brain. Consequently, a serious spinal cord injury can result in total or partial paralysis and completely change your life permanently. A spinal cord injury can also result in one or more of...Read More
One of the main things that will need to be determined after a car accident is which party is at fault. This is called “Liability” and it will determine which party’s insurance company will have to pay for any damages caused by the crash. Sometimes liability is clear, but sometimes liability is shared among several parties. Insurance companies are typically the ones who assign fault to a car accident. They will look at all the...Read More
Accident victims know more today than they did twenty years ago. They know when to call the police, notify their insurance companies, and even call a personal injury lawyer for advice. But many people don’t understand that the rights of injured passengers are comparable to the rights of injured drivers. Passengers who understand their rights and the personal injury process should call a car crash lawyer to achieve better settlement results. As a Passenger, You...Read More