No one plans to get in a car accident. And yet, in Alabama, there’s a crash reported every four minutes or so. Knowing this, it’s important to be prepared. It’s better to have the apps on your phone and never need them than to end up in a crash and not have the resources you […]
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The roads are filled with billboards telling drivers that no text is worth their life, that their message can wait, and that distracted driving is against the law. Despite this, drivers continue to text and drive at an alarming rate. Taking your eyes off the road for even a moment can have disastrous consequences, and […]
When people think of car accident injuries, they rarely think of dental injuries, but tooth damage is actually fairly common in car crashes. These injuries are often a significant issue for victims, as not everyone has dental insurance and even those who do have insurance could end up spending thousands out-of-pocket. Not sure what your […]
A chest contusion is essentially a bruise that affects any part of the chest and the organs it protects. Blunt force trauma breaks blood vessels, leaving a large bruise. If the impact is strong enough, you may also suffer injuries to your lungs, heart, or other organs. The experienced personal injury attorneys at Hedge Copeland […]
Car seat manufacturers do a lot to convince parents that their seats are the safest choice. With marketing regulations in the United States, you should be able to trust their marketing materials. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case. Independent testing and investigations have found that booster seats can cause serious injuries in side-impact crashes. Have you […]
Mediation is a useful tool for a wide range of legal issues, often utilized in divorce cases, custody disputes, and other family law issues. It is also an effective option for many personal injury claims. There are numerous benefits of mediation, including a lower cost for both parties and less time spent in court. As […]
Today’s cars are all about maximizing convenience, so it’s no surprise that keyless cars are incredibly popular. The majority of cars produced since 2014 are either automatically keyless or allow you to add a keyless start as a feature. However, there are downsides to keyless cars. To start, there has been an uptick in deaths […]
Distractions are everywhere in today’s world. In the best-case scenario, being distracted just causes you to miss an important plot twist in your favorite TV show or ask your spouse to repeat themselves. In other scenarios, the outcomes are far more dangerous. A distracted driver can cause fatal injuries, and a distracted doctor can kill […]
Red light car accidents are all too common across the United States. Maybe the driver thought they had more time before the light changed from yellow to red or perhaps they were distracted by their phone. In other cases, an impaired or fatigued driver is to blame. Regardless of the cause, red light accidents can […]
You have been injured in a car accident and it’s obvious the other party is at fault. You might think it’s an easy path to a fair settlement. The other party’s insurance company has even called you already, offering their condolences and making it clear they want to settle quickly. This might be promising to […]
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