January 2022 Archives
The vast majority of pedestrian accidents occur between individuals who are on foot and motor vehicles. These collisions have the potential to cause catastrophic injuries, due to the fact that pedestrians are so exposed and vulnerable. A pedestrian can become hurt in several ways when they are struck by a car. However, some injuries are more common than others.
If you get hit by an uninsured or underinsured driver, your uninsured motorist or underinsured motorist policies may pay for your damages, if you have these types of insurance coverage, but you may still need a lawyer’s help to get the insurance companies to pay enough to cover all your accident-related expenses.
Spinal cord injuries occur when the vertebrae, ligaments, or disks in the spinal cord or column become damaged. The spinal cord is a very important part of the body. It sends signals from the brain to the rest of the body. It is also one of the most fragile and so, it is susceptible to injury during many different types of accidents.
Most people fear air travel more than they fear car travel and perceive walking at night as more dangerous than driving at night, but the chances of injury are greater when you are in a car than walking or traveling by plane, especially if you are driving at night.
Truck accidents are scary anywhere and at any time; there is a reason for the chill of fear you feel when you drive near 18-wheelers on the highway. Trucks are huge, and they cannot stop as quickly as cars can. They spend much of their time on interstate highways, where the speed of traffic is higher. If you have suffered serious injuries in a truck accident, the key to collecting damages is to show that there is something that the truck driver or another party could have done to prevent the accident.