Distracted driving is a major cause of crashes, injuries, and deaths among teenagers. In fact, teens are especially vulnerable to driver distraction because of their age, their inexperience, and the fact that they are still learning the rules of the road.
The aftermath of an auto accident is chaotic for everyone involved, especially if one or more people are injured. However, if you’re ever in a car accident, you need to avoid certain big mistakes. These mistakes could prevent you from receiving compensation for your injuries or make your lawsuit less effective.
The Confusion. The Mess. The Unfairness – Hospital Medical Bills After a Car Accident (Warning: Contains Opinion)
A 50-inch-high-definition flat screen TV costs 85% LESS than it did in 2010. The price of a high-definition image from an MRI exam is 15% MORE than it was in 2010. Why has the price of one technology plummeted while the price of another has increased?
Celebrating Green Beer Day is a fun tradition…if you do so responsibly. At least fifty Americans die from drunk driving-related accidents every St. Patrick’s Day, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Others are injured or arrested as the result of getting behind the wheel of a car after having a few too many.
The Robinson v. Bates case changed how courts in Ohio look at personal injury cases. Before this case, plaintiffs could recover the full amount of medical expenses incurred following an injury.
What should you do with your medical bills when you are injured in a motor vehicle accident that is caused by someone else’s negligence? This can be one of the more important decisions that you and your attorney make when handling a car accident claim.
Standing in your driveway and watching your teenager drive away for the first time is an incredibly unique feeling. It can be a source of pride and joy in knowing that your child is growing up, but that can easily be overshadowed by the fears and anxiety about teenage driving habits.
In most cities and suburbs, cars have to share the road with pedestrians and cyclists in a variety of circumstances. Whether it’s driving near sidewalks, or yielding to pedestrians in crosswalks, driving with due diligence is important if you’re operating a motor-vehicle. Additionally, if you are a pedestrian walking in a busy area, you have to remember that you can’t control what drivers do when they’re near you; instead, you must focus on taking steps to keep yourself safe.
Winter driving presents a variety of hazards for drivers in Ohio. Whether it’s black ice, unexpected snow storms, or other reckless drivers, the danger is significantly increased. Although you can’t control the actions of other drivers, there are steps you can take to increase your safety and improve your chances of getting to your destination safely.
If you're the parent of a new teenage driver, your worry and anxiety may be overwhelming for you every time they get behind the wheel. The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) reported over 132,000 accidents in 2016-2018 involving at least one driver under 18. This shocking statistic underscores the importance of parents teaching their children the importance of safety while on the road.