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Posts tagged "Car Accidents"

Crash reconstruction is complex, but can be useful

Some car accidents are so serious that the police officers who respond contact a crash reconstruction team, so they can find out what happened. This is often the case when there is a fatality in the wreck. One thing that people don't realize is just how much work goes into trying to determine what happened.

Traumatic amputations are damaging to your finances

The way that a car accident impacts your body depends on the specifics of the accident. One thing that might happen is that a body part becomes entrapped by the wreckage of the vehicle. This can sometimes lead to a traumatic amputation, which means that it occurred in an uncontrolled environment.

Failure to wear a seat belt might impact a claim for compensation

Do you put your seat belt on each time you get into a vehicle? If your answer isn't a resounding "Yes!," there is a chance that you might be setting yourself up for a tough legal battle if you are struck by another driver and injured. This is because the person who you file the lawsuit against might opt to use the seat belt defense in the case.

Student from New York dies in D.C.-area accident

A 27-year-old woman from New York decided that she wanted to become a dentist, so she went to school at Howard University, in the Washington D.C. area. On Monday, June 24, she had pulled over to the right shoulder while going down the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.