Car Accidents

Describing NHTSA standards for event data recorders (automobile black boxes) in newer vehicles, and issues that have yet to be addressed by regulation.

What is an automobile event data recorder (EDR), or black box, and how does it work.

Issues that arise in personal injury and property damage claims following motor vehicle accidents.

Issues arising in accidents involving commercial trucks and big rigs, and when drivers, truck owners and employers may be liable for injuries resulting from truck accidents.

How objects and debris on roads and highways can cause or contribute to auto accidents, and why it can be difficult to bring an injury claim for accidents that result from the presence of debris...

How the defense of governmental or sovereign immunity may be raised after a motor vehicle accident, and the impact of that defense on personal injury claims.

How a car owner can be liable for an accident caused by a different driver.

How employers may be liable for injuries resulting from car accidents caused by their employees.

How the use of a smart phone or similar device while driving contributes to car accidents.

How to protect yourself in the event of a car accident involving an uninsured driver.

How to protect yourself from an accident involving a driver who does not carry sufficient insurance to cover your losses.

Problems that you may encounter with your insurance company after an auto accident.

Issues arising from motor vehicle collisions involving buses and large vans, and the legal rights of people injured in accidents involving buses.

Common issues that arise after accidents between bicycles and motor vehicles, actions that help avoid bicycle accidents, and liability issues that may result from car-bicycle accidents.

How driver error contributes to car accidents, including error that results from activity within a vehicle, distraction or fatigue.

How distractions from driving contribute to car accidents.

Issues that arise when drunk drivers cause car accidents, including property damage and personal injury.

How weather conditions affect road safety and contribute to car accidents, and to liability for accidents that result from driving errors.

How the design of roads and highways affects driver safety and contributes to car accidents.

How the condition of a road can affect driver safety and contribute to car accidents, and how road conditions may factor into personal injury claims.

Issues and complications in recovering damages caused by hit-and-run drivers, and what to do if your car is hit by a hit-and-run driver.

Issues that arise in motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians, including liability of the driver for the pedestrian's injuries.

Common issues that arise after accidents between motorcycles and other motor vehicles, and liability issues for motorcycle accidents and injured bikers.

Why motorcycle accidents occur, how factors such as speeding, lane splitting, and how driver error contribute to accidents and the serious injuries that often result.

What you should do after you are involved in a car accident, and how to protect your rights if you are injured in the accident.