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Statements To Avoid After an Accident

After an accident, you may be feeling shaken and confused. This is a common reaction for most people. The scene of a collision can be a very hectic place. Many factors come into play and emotions are usually running high. Despite your efforts to do everything right behind the wheel, some accidents are simply out […]

Tips For Driving Safely on Rural Roads

More than half of all accidents occur on rural roads while only 13 percent of the country’s population lives in rural areas. Here are some tips to avoid accidents on these potentially dangerous roads. 1. Slow Down While rural roads may give you the impression that you are all alone on the open road, you […]

The Top 5 Most Dangerous Roads in Montana

With few dense urban centers, most people are surprised to learn Montana is the most dangerous state to drive in. With a record 22.6 car accident deaths per 100,000 people, Montana’s roads and highways are some of the most deadly in the entire country. The biggest reasons why are due to low seat belt use, only 74% […]

The Burden of Proof in Personal Injury Cases

You’ve likely heard the term “beyond a reasonable doubt” when referring to evidence in criminal cases. However, civil matters have a lower burden of proof. In a personal injury case, the injured party must prove that the defendant is liable for the damages listed in the claim. The extent to which a plaintiff must prove […]
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Personal Injury Case Timeline

If you’ve been injured and are considering filing a personal injury claim, you may find yourself wondering how long the whole process will take. Every personal injury case is different, so there is no definite amount of time from the day of the accident to the day you receive your settlement. How Long Do Personal […]
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Most Common Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury cases can range from minor accidents with few damages, like a fender bender, to multi-million-dollar cases with hundreds of parties, such as product liability claims. Regardless of how large or small a claim is, it is important that accident victims receive the compensation they are owed for their losses, including medical expenses, property […]

Common Airbag Safety Issues You Should Know

Did you know that more than 41 vehicles in the US have been recalled due to faulty airbags? Airbags are designed to help protect you from a serious injury during a collision, but what if they don’t? Over the last 30 years, car manufacturers have worked tirelessly to make motor vehicles safer to driver. It’s […]

COVID Traffic Drop Doesn’t Mean Fewer Deaths

A strange paradox has emerged with the recent Coronavirus quarantine: fewer cars on the road has caused more deaths. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), while miles driven during the pandemic have dropped by a whopping 18%, motor-vehicle deaths only dropped by 8%. This translates to an increase of “motor vehicle fatalities per miles […]

Who is Liable for a Blown Semi-Truck Tire?

What is a Tire Blowout? Did you know that tire blowouts cause over 75,000 traffic accidents each year in the U.S? If you’ve ever experienced a tire blowout, you understand first-hand just how dangerous and scary it can be. A blowout is a rapid, explosive loss of air pressure in any kind of inflatable tire. […]

What Not to Say at the Scene of an Accident

The scene of a car accident can be a very hectic place. Nerves are usually jangled, emotions are running high and trying to remember all the right things to say isn’t exactly first on the agenda when dealing with a collision. Sometimes you can do everything right behind the wheel only to end up having […]