Entries by Turner, Onderdonk, Kimbrough, Howell

Proving the Other Driver Was Texting in an Auto Accident

Texting and driving is a growing problem, and there seems to be no way to curb it. While legislators and public safety officials have attempted public education efforts, stronger punishments, and campaigns that appeal to drivers’ humanity, the stats seem to indicate that people struggle to control their distractions. It takes five seconds to read […]

Getting Compensation for Knee Injuries

There’s a reason that many workout programs spend a lot of time talking about how to protect your knees while exercising. Knee damage can leave you with permanent mobility issues, chronic pain, and a lingering limp. Car accidents put an enormous amount of stress on your knees and can result in serious injuries. If you’ve […]

How to Avoid Staged Car Accidents

Staged car accidents are a major stressor for insurance companies, innocent victims, and others who use the roads lawfully. Unfortunately, it’s difficult to know you’ve been marked for one of these scams until your car’s been run off the road and you’ve been blamed. Know what staged car accidents look like, how they can harm […]

Wrong-Way Accidents Increasing Across the U.S.

When you learned to drive, your instructor probably prepared you for a variety of scenarios—traffic jams, delays caused by trains, and someone trying to merge into your lane without seeing you. However, few things prepare you for the fear you experience when someone is driving full speed towards you, putting you seconds away from a […]

Common Internal Injuries

One of the worst outcomes of an accident is an internal injury. While some injuries are immediately visible and force you to seek treatment, many internal injuries are less noticeable.  While you may feel some pain and discomfort, it’s easy to write that off as the normal aftermath of an impact. In the meantime, your […]

Common Causes of Roundabout Accidents

Roundabouts can eliminate the need for stoplights at some intersections, allowing for a smoother flow of traffic and fewer accidents. However, this is only true if people use the roundabout correctly and safely. Whenever roundabouts are installed in a new area, a flurry of roundabout accidents often follows. These crashes come down to a handful […]

How Night Driving Contributes to Drowsiness

It’s no secret that driving while drowsy is dangerous, but few people know just how risky it is to get behind the wheel when you really should be resting instead. Drowsy driving causes thousands of accidents every year, some of which lead to serious or fatal injuries. Nighttime driving is a dangerous activity for those […]