Car Accident

How Much is the Average Car Accident Settlement?

Did you know that 6 million car accidents happen in the United States every year? What’s worse is 3 million people suffer from injuries in a car accident! If you’ve been in a car accident, you’re most likely dealing with insurance claims, possible medical bills, and emotional distress. Don’t panic because a car accident settlement can help reimburse you for the money you’ve already paid out. How much is the average car accident settlement? Read on to find out! Where Does the Average Settlement Come From? Depending on your car insurance or the other driver’s, they may compensate you for any injuries or damages. Never admit fault immediately after

Auto Accident Settlement Timeline: What You Can Expect in Court

Auto Accident Settlement Timeline: What You Can Expect in Court If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, there is a long process ahead before you’ll receive your settlement. Here’s an auto accident settlement timeline. Consulting with Experts The first thing you should do after being involved in an accident is contact an expert.  It’s important to compile as many details as you can from verified sources that will help prove your case. Various experts will likely have to be consulted regarding specific aspects of the accident, including any injuries that were sustained. These experts could include your doctor, accident reconstruction specialists, and mechanical or civil

What You Need to Know About Halloween and Drunk Driving in Florida

To some, Halloween is the holiday of the year. Children roam the streets on trick or treat escapades while adults make their way to themed parties. Unfortunately, once alcohol is added to the mix, the results can be horrific for those who are driving anywhere in Florida. Every day, almost 29 people in the United States die in alcohol-impaired vehicle crashes. Here’s all you need to know about road dangers during the holiday in Florida. Halloween Drunk Driving Accidents According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), alcohol has been a common factor in fatal accidents on Halloween in recent years. Specifically, 43% of

Whiplash Settlement Cases: How a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help

Whiplash is an abrupt back-and-forth neck flexion that can cause loads of pain and discomfort. If you experience whiplash and don’t treat it properly, you can have long-term pain that may debilitate regular daily activities and exercise. If you’ve been in a car accident and suffered whiplash, there’s a chance it’s not your fault. Whether you were rear-ended, t-boned, or weren’t at fault for the crash, you don’t deserve whiplash or the financial impact that may ensue if your neck pain interferes with working or driving. Hiring a personal injury attorney is the best way to get the compensation you deserve for your injury.

5 Reasons to Contact an Attorney After a Car Accident

Did you know there were over 6.3 million car accidents in the US in 2016? That same year, a record-breaking 40,200 people died in such accidents–a 6% increase from 2015. If you were recently involved in a car accident, we hope it was a minor crash. And if you walked away with minimal injuries or damage to your car, you may feel there’s no need to contact a lawyer. But when it comes to hiring an attorney after a car accident, the severity of the crash makes no difference. In this post, we’ll discuss five reasons why you should contact an attorney after a car accident–any car