Practice Area: Causes Of Car Accidents

Texting And Driving Accidents

Many drivers no longer leave the house without their cellphones. While our technological advances make our lives easier and more convenient, no one can deny that these devices can be a serious distraction. Most states have passed legislation forbidding talking

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Speeding Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that 34 million speeding tickets are issued each year in the United States. With 65 speeding tickets being written every minute, this traffic infraction has certainly become a problem across the country,

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Reckless Driving

Reckless driving is generally defined as being a criminal offense that involves operating a vehicle in a way that displays a deliberate indifference to the safety of others. In some instances, reckless driving that causes serious personal injury to another

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Negligent Drivers

By definition, negligent driving is an act of one’s careless, reckless behavior, which endangers a driver of another automobile and those in the surrounding area. It is common for individuals to perform negligent actions without even realizing it such as

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Fatigued Driver Accidents

In a poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation in 2009, it was found that as many as 1.9 million drivers have been involved in a collision or a near-crash due to driver fatigue. Even more surprising, the poll discovered

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DUI Accidents

In a study released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 10,000 people died in alcohol-related crashes – that’s a staggering one person EVERY 51 minutes! In 2009, there were 238 alcohol-related deaths on the roads in our state

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Distracted Drivers

Allowing a distraction such as a smart phone or conversation to take attention away from the act of driving represents negligence, and those who are injured as a result of this reckless behavior may be entitled to compensation for the

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Bad Roads

According to a study from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, approximately 50 percent of the roads in the United States are in bad condition. Percentages of bad roads are even worse in urban regions throughout the

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