What Causes Tractor-Trailer Crashes?

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Truck crashes are undeniably dangerous. In 2019 alone, 4,119 people were killed in collisions with semi-trucks in the U.S., according to data collected by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. They rarely cause “fender benders” on the highway. Although we can’t prevent truck accidents altogether, […]

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Can I Legally Have a Passenger on My Motorcycle?

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If you ride a motorcycle, you may want to share the thrill of experiencing the open road on two wheels with people you love. But you may also be wondering if there is something you need to do first before letting your spouse, child, or […]

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What Happens If I Didn’t Call My Insurance Right Away After a Crash?

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Failing to inform your auto insurance provider right away after a crash could result in any future claim being denied. That’s why it’s important to inform your insurance company about any collision as soon as you can, even if it was a minor accident that […]

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Can Bars and Restaurants Be Held Liable for Drunk Drivers?

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When someone drives drunk and causes a crash, victims can file a lawsuit for their damages. And if the other driver was issued a DUI or DWI by the responding police officer, it will be much easier for victims and their attorneys to prove the […]

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School in Session Means More School Bus Crashes

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The National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) calls school buses “the safest vehicle on the road,” but 4-6 children are killed in school bus crashes every year. According to the National Safety Council, 109 people (bus passengers, occupants of other vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists) were killed […]

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Am I Liable If Someone Was in an Accident While Driving My Car?

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Unfortunately, yes, in most cases you are legally responsible if you give someone permission to drive your vehicle and they then cause a crash. This is because your insurance is tied specifically to your car first and to you second. Because the insurance is tied […]

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Can I Be Sued for a Wreck in a Different State than Where I Live?

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Maybe you were traveling out of state to go on vacation, or maybe you live near the border between two states and commute back and forth when going from home to work when you were involved in a crash. After a collision involving an out-of-state […]

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Disputing Partial Fault After a Crash in Alabama

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Alabama has some of the strictest laws in the entire nation about who can get compensation after a car crash. That’s because not only does Alabama say that victims of car crashes can be partially at fault for their own injuries, it also says that […]

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Can I Sue for Injuries I Got as a Passenger in a Car Accident?

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The quick answer is yes, if you are injured in a car accident as a passenger, you can usually get compensation for your injuries rather than having to pay for your medical bills out of your own pocket. Both Georgia and Alabama law state that […]

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I’m a Member of the U.S. Military and Got Into a Car Accident–What Now?

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It happens more often than you think; active duty service members can become seriously injured in accidents that have nothing to do with their military service. And one common cause is car crashes. If you’ve been involved in a car crash caused by someone else, […]

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