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Eric Washburn

Who Pays for Damages when At-Fault Driver in Borrowed Vehicle?

When most people think of car accident injury claims, they usually think that the at-fault driver is the one who the claim is filed against and it is their auto insurance carrier that will ultimately be responsible for paying the […]

Eric Washburn

Texting and Social Media Posting while Driving

Despite the known dangers, texting and driving is still one of the most common causes of car accidents. Any activity other than focusing on the road can be a distraction, but when a driver texts while driving, their focus is […]

Rick Shapiro

Trucker and Toddler Killed in North Carolina Chemical Truck Crash

The North Carolina Highway Patrol reported in December that a trucker and toddler died after a big rig hauling chemicals overturned in Lumberton, North Carolina and hit a car. State troopers stated that the tractor trailer wreck happened on Dec. […]

Randy Appleton

West Virginia Judge Hands Down Harshest Possible Sentence in Fatal DUI Case

Judge John Hatcher in Fayetteville, West Virginia gave the harshest sentence possible under state law on Dec. 28 to a young woman who was driving under the influence of drugs when she killed a married couple on June 18, 2015 […]

Randy Appleton

1 Killed After Garbage Truck and Car Collide Head-On in North Carolina

One person died on Jan. 8 in a collision with a garbage truck in Raleigh, North Carolina on Old Stage Road near Whitecroft Drive, according to local police. According to a neighbor who lives on the road, she was in […]

Eric Washburn

Virginia Car Accident Claim Deadlines You Need to Know

There are more than two million people who are injured in car accidents each year in the United States. Those injuries can wreak havoc on a victim’s life. Not only do they have to deal with the pain and recovery, […]

Tatum O’Brien

Understanding Modified Comparative Fault in North Dakota and Minnesota – what happens if the plaintiff has some fault for an accident or injury?

  What if you are involved in a motor vehicle accident where both you and the other driver are partially at fault for the accident? What happens if the other driver sues you (or your insurance company) for his or […]

James Humann

MASS TORT UPDATE: Court Issues Pretrial Order in Bard Blood Clot Filter Litigation

According to the Order issued in Multidistrict Litigation 2641 (MDL 2641) the first BARD IVC Filter bellwether case – Sherr-Una Booker v. C. R. Bard Incorporated and Bard Peripheral Vascular Incorporated (2:16-cv-00474) – is set to begin trial on March 14, 2018.

Mark Bello

Studies Show Vehicle Headlights Have a Glaring Problem

Most of us buy a car without ever considering the quality of the vehicle’s headlights. Yet, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), we should. Nearly half of all fatal auto accidents occur after dark, […]

Matt Gurwell

The Role of Exercise in Older Driver Safety

  Introduction We all know the value exercise plays in helping to keep us healthy as we age. Studies have shown that aerobic exercise alone can improve overall brain function (particularly memory) and can even increase brain volume in older […]