Car Accident News

Why a Fender Bender Could Be Much Worse Than You First Think

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Jan 27, 2023

Even at slower speeds, car crashes can cause significant injuries. We often think that the injuries are not going to be that bad if the vehicles involved did not suffer significant damage. However, this is often not the case. Crash victims may even downplay…

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What Happens in a Deposition For an Auto Accident Claim?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Jan 06, 2023

One of the reasons crash victims hesitate to contact an attorney is because they think an attorney will need to file a lawsuit. The thought of answering questions in a courtroom makes many people anxious. However, crash victims may also need to answer…

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Fault for a Collision That Occurs During a U-Turn

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Dec 28, 2022

A U-turn is a traffic maneuver that can be incredibly dangerous, even when the driver making the maneuver is being cautious. Unfortunately, drivers are often not careful when they make U-turns. Drivers who are nearby may also fail to exercise caution,…

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What to Know About Building a Case Against a Drowsy Driver

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Dec 21, 2022

Many people are too fatigued to drive, particularly in the early morning and nighttime hours. Unfortunately, fatigue and lack of sleep do not stop many people from getting behind the wheel to go to work or school, pick up their children, or run an errand. Sadly,…

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Where Should You Go For Medical Treatment After Getting Injured in a Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Nov 30, 2022

Even if you do not feel much pain or have good reason to think you are seriously injured, you should get medical treatment after a car crash. You could be in shock and the adrenaline running through your body could be masking symptoms of an injury. If…

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What Injured Victims Need to Know About Their Duty to Mitigate Damages

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Nov 23, 2022

When you seek compensation after suffering an injury in a car accident, the insurance company will want to know about your medical treatment. For example, they will want to know how soon after the accident you sought treatment and if you have continued…

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What Should You Do First? Call a Lawyer or the Insurance Company?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Nov 04, 2022

Many vehicle crash victims talk to an insurance company before talking to a lawyer. While these victims may still recover compensation for their damages, their conversation with the insurance company could hurt the strength of their case. That is why…

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What if a Car Crash Aggravates a Preexisting Injury? Can You Still File a Claim?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Oct 21, 2022

Auto accidents are physically traumatic events that put drivers and passengers at risk for serious injuries. Any preexisting injuries, such as to the neck, back or the brain, could be aggravated during the crash and get worse. The insurance company may…

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Can the Car Insurance Company Appeal the Jury’s Award of Compensation?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Oct 06, 2022

If your car accident case goes to trial and is left in the hands of a jury, there is a good chance the jury is going to award significant compensation to the victim. Attorneys are unlikely to take cases to court unless they think there is a good chance…

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What Should You Do if the Other Driver Lies to the Insurance Company About the Crash?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Aug 26, 2022

Many people try to avoid responsibility for their actions, like drivers who cause others to get injured in car crashes. At-fault drivers may lie about what happened to attempt to avoid financial responsibility and an increase in their insurance premium. When…

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