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Posts tagged "Car Accidents"

Charges for limo company after 20 people die in accident

In October of 2018, 20 people died in a horrific limo accident in New York. Recently, a grand jury decided that the operator of the company should face charges for negligent homicide and manslaughter. He faces 20 counts of each, for a total of 40 counts.

Why are distractions so dangerous while driving?

Distracted drivers put themselves and everyone around them in grave danger. This isn't something that should ever be considered normal or acceptable. As time progresses and new technology becomes available, the possible distractions increase. Unfortunately, drivers sometimes don't take the precautions necessary to ensure that they aren't being distracted.

Even minor symptoms can signal serious injuries after a crash

Victims of car crashes are often shaken up at the scene of the crash. This is a difficult time because they might be so worried about what to do now that they miss the signs of injuries. We know that you are probably hoping that nothing serious is going on, but don't let that thinking cloud your judgment when it comes to seeking medical care.

Car accidents and the psychological impact on children

When you get into a car accident with your children in the car, it can have a massive impact on them psychologically even if they do not suffer any physical injuries. It is still an emotionally traumatic experience, probably the most traumatic one of their lives.

How do vehicle recalls work?

Imagine you purchased a brand-new vehicle from a reputable auto manufacturer. You expected it to be one of the safest cars on the road, but in reality, it had a serious defect that put your life at risk. Fortunately, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) mandated a recall on your vehicle before you or a family member got hurt. Now, the vehicle manufacturer has to fix or replace your car free of charge.