With most of America now on Daylight Savings Time, people have begun to adjust to the change in the schedule. Unfortunately, the “spring forward” every March is not just a simple inconvenience, but a real problem that leads to sleep deprivation and, with it, an increased rate of motor vehicle accidents. But how can a lack of sleep lead to more accidents on the road?
When you get into a motor vehicle accident, you are supposed to submit a claim to your insurer as soon as possible. This helps you begin the legal process that will potentially lead to you getting compensation for any harm you have incurred, including damage to your vehicle and any injuries you may have suffered due to the accident. But what should you do if your car insurance claim is denied after an accident?
If you have been involved in a car accident of any type, you may be shocked and concerned about what to do. Fortunately, there are a few important steps you can take to protect yourself, and give yourself the best possible chances in any legal proceedings related to your accident. Here are five things you should do after any car accident:
Distracted driving is a leading cause of motor vehicle accidents and fatalities, with around 3,000 people every year dying as a result. While it has declined slightly over the last ten years, distracted driving still accounts for about 8% of all traffic accidents. But what exactly is distracted driving, and what makes it so dangerous? Continue reading “The Dangers of Distracted Driving”
If you are someone who has recently been in a motor vehicle accident, you may very well have walked away feeling relatively fine. Unfortunately, just because you feel fine now does not mean you did not suffer any harm in the accident, or that seeking medical attention will not do you any good. Here are five reasons you should always see a doctor after a motor vehicle accident, even if you feel fine: Continue reading “Five Reasons to See a Doctor After an Accident”
If you get into a car accident, you might be confused about what you should do next. Between the legal and financial demands, along with the harm you may have suffered in the accident itself, you may feel overwhelmed. Fortunately, there are a few simple steps you can take to protect yourself and your interests in the event of a car accident: Continue reading “Five Steps to Take If You Get Into a Car Accident”
Insurance companies do not like it when victims of accidents get lawyers. While this might seem callous to say, the fact of the matter is that things tend to go a lot more smoothly for insurers when victims simply go along with what they want. Of course, what is best for an insurance company is often not what is best for you. Here are five reasons why you should get a lawyer after an accident: Continue reading “Five Reasons You Should Get a Lawyer After an Accident”
Truck accidents are among the most deadly types of motor vehicle accidents on the road. Even those who survive truck accidents often find themselves with substantially more severe injuries than victims of other motor vehicle accidents, and suffer more long-term health problems as a result. Here are five major reasons truck accidents are so deadly: Continue reading “Five Reasons Truck Accidents Are So Deadly”