Significant disparities exist in the restraint systems of passenger vehicles, making back-seat passengers, even when they are wearing seatbelts, more likely to experience injury and even death than their front-seat counterparts in the event of an automobile accident, according to a new study by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). Though safety standards for…

There are many potential causes of a car accident. Speeding, distracted driving, and texting while driving are just a few of the most common. Reckless driving, unsafe driving, and driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs are some other causes of car accidents. Car accidents can occur on highways, side streets, and in…

Not all days are created equal. In fact, certain days of the year see more vehicles on the road than others. It can also be said that certain times of the day are more likely to see more vehicles on the road than other times of the day. The vast majority of people in the…

Passengers in automobile accidents get hurt just like the drivers of the vehicles involved in a collision. Seeking medical attention for your injuries is an important first step when assessing your damages. When thinking about pursuing a compensation claim for injuries you suffered because you were a passenger in a car accident, consider the following….

Car accidents happen daily. To help avoid them, it is important to understand some common causes of car accidents and how best to avoid them. When a car accident does happen, know your responsibilities and rights, especially if you or your passengers are injured. The  Georgia personal injury lawyers at the Berlec Law Office can…

Cities are being bombarded with transportation options to help move residents, commuters, and visitors from place to place. The roadways are now crowded with ride share vehicles like Uber and Lyft. In addition to pedestrians, walkways are crowded with bicycles, electric bikes, mopeds, hoverboards, and Segways. Add to all this electric scooters. In early May…

Swimming pool accidents are common in the summertime because it is when most people use their pools. Public pools are required to have lifeguards on duty during operational hours. These rules also apply to other water recreation areas like wave pools, water slides, and water parks. Home pools do not have a lifeguard requirement, but…

Keyless car entry is a modern feature on automobiles that conveniently turns the vehicle on and off with the push of the button. The driver is in possession of a key fob and when sensors detect the radio waves the fob emits near the vehicle, the car door opens and the car turns on and…

Uber is a technology company that is most well-known for operating a car transportation service that offers customers with services that are similar to taxi companies, food delivery, and other transportation services. These services are offered through their app, which allows individuals who are in need of a ride to connect with people who are…

The average American travels a total of 13,476 miles a year in their automobile. To put that in prospective the distance around the Earth at the equator is 24,874 miles. So the average American drives over halfway around the Earth each year. With this amount of travel accidents are bound to happen. The Average person…

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