After an accident, you may be in contact with a long list of people—the other person involved, your insurance company, law enforcement, and the other person’s insurance provider, to name a few. However, you have to be careful about what you say and what you sign. Not everyone you talk to has your best interests […]
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Speeding in a construction zone is extremely dangerous, and it comes with a steep price. Those who are ticketed for speeding or driving recklessly in a work zone often face massive fines and points on their license. Learn more about the dangers of work zone speeding and how you can keep yourself safe. If you’ve […]
Adrenaline surges through your veins in the seconds and minutes following a car accident, and that makes it hard to make choices that will benefit you down the road. However, setting aside time to protect your claim can make all the difference between no settlement and a fair settlement offer. Learn more about how accident […]
Lost income is a significant part of many accident settlements. Considering that many Americans live paycheck to paycheck, an unexpected loss of income can be financially devastating. It’s more complicated if you are self-employed. If you don’t earn a set salary or hourly wage, how can you prove that you lost out on income as […]
Every time you check the news, there’s something about self-driving cars—accidents caused by self-driving cars, new technology being tested, or public spats over feedback on these vehicles. Regular drivers are left wondering—are self-driving cars safe, and if not, will they ever be? Autonomous vehicles have their benefits and drawbacks, and no matter how safe they […]
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 […]
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 […]
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