Randy Appleton

2 Die in West Virginia SUV Accident

Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash in Logan County, West Virginia on April 18, according to the West Virginia State Police. The crash happened at 4 pm on US 119 and Old Logan Road.  The state police reported […]

Steven J. Klearman

New Law Means Fewer Surprise Liens for Injured Nevada Drivers

A car crash and a short hospital stay shouldn’t ding a credit score, especially when you’re not at fault. Embarrassingly, hospital bills generated by minor automobile accidents such as the one last week when a commercial vehicle collided with a […]

Randy Appleton

Distracted Driving is 5th Leading Cause of Virginia Crashes

New data out of Virginia shows distracted driving in the Commonwealth was the major cause of 26,123 car accidents in the state in 2017. This means approximately 20% of all crashes in the state are caused by a driver looking […]

Randy Appleton

New Study Shows South Carolina #3 in the US For Fatal DUI Crashes

A new study from a consumer research group shows that South Carolina ranks #3 in the country for fatal drunk driving crashes.  Data from the website ValuePenguin.com shows that even though it has less than half the population of North […]

Randy Appleton

Teenager Charged in Deadly Head-On Wreck in North Carolina

A 16 year old boy was charged in a fatal head-on crash on April 3 in Gaston County, North Carolina, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.  The boy was charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle and careless and reckless driving. […]

Patrick Booth

Who’s the Most Likely to Drive Distracted?

Distracted driving is a growing problem on our roadways around the world. Who are the most common offenders? According to a recent study, it’s young men, and those with more extroverted and neurotic personalities. Though the results are preliminary, they […]

Steven J. Klearman

Road Safety: Why the U.S. Is Falling Behind other Countries

According to a report released recently by the Road to Zero Coalition, the U.S. is lagging behind 19 other comparable countries in terms of road safety. The report featured data compiled by the World Health Organization and the Organization for […]

Coluccio Law

On April 25, 2017, Adriana Brown was walking across Western Avenue in Seattle, headed to her job as a personal trainer at the Seattle Athletic Club. Halfway across the street, she was hit by a pickup truck turning left …

T. Thomas Metier

In Oklahoma, What Constitutes Sufficient Minimum Contacts Such That the Lawsuit Does Not Offend Traditional Notions of Fair Play and Substantial Justice?

In Sanchez v. White County Medical Center, No. 16-5154, (10th Cir. April 2018), the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit determined how to answer that question. This case arises from a car accident on August 5, 2013 […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Citations for Distracted Driving Increasing in Pennsylvania

According to a recent report in US News, citations for distracted driving in Pennsylvania jumped by 52 percent in 2017, and have increased by 172 percent since 2013. The majority of the citations—7 out of 10—were issued to men, and […]