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Nathaniel Fick

Determining Fault in a Bicycle Accident

Every year, hundreds of bicyclists die in traffic accidents involving motor vehicles, and thousands more are injured, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) data. Drivers can play a big role in reducing those statistics, but it’s a two-way […]

Maureen May

Parking Lot Accidents: Common but Preventable

Parking lots are very busy, and sometimes dangerous places – and most people have been both a hurried driver and a distracted pedestrian as they locate a parking place in a busy parking lot, exit their car, and walk toward […]

Maureen May

Drowsy Driving: An Emerging and Deadly Problem

Although drinking while driving is a very serious problem, another deadly habit is proving to be even more widespread: drowsy driving. In 2014, over 33 percent of all U.S. drivers fell asleep behind the wheel of a car. There are […]

Maureen May

What is Medical Pay Coverage, and Do I Really Need It?

With car insurance premiums rising, some people have cut corners by dropping medical payments coverage, commonly known as med pay, from their policies, especially if they have health insurance. But is dropping med pay really a good idea? The Benefits […]

Maureen May

Distracted Driving: What You Should Know

Distracted driving can mean many things—fishing for a CD, putting on lipstick, eating a french fry, talking to someone in the back seat, trying to settle a toddler—but nowadays it can also mean talking on a cell phone or texting. […]

Nathaniel Fick

Uninsured and Underinsured Insurance Coverage – What’s the Difference?

When two motor vehicles collide, one of the first things the drivers do (after they check for injuries and report the accident) is to exchange insurance information. Insurance coverage is an integral part of a personal injury case, since coverage […]

Maureen May

Uber and Accidents: Who’s Responsible?

Transportation network companies, or TNCs like Uber started in San Francisco and have spread to 57 countries around the world. They’re popularity can be attributed to the fact that they’re convenient and cheap – users are just a smartphone app […]

Maureen May

Can Remote Texters Be Held Liable for Accidents?

It’s no secret that using a cell phone while driving is a dangerous habit, and 46 states have banned all forms of texting while driving. From sending text messages to talking on a cell phone, distracted driving caused by electronic […]

Maureen May

Teen Drivers Back in School and on the Road: 3 Things to Watch For

Now that the school year is back in full swing and students have settled in, there is a lot more running back and forth to class, practices, sporting events, and other extra-curricular activities. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that […]

Maureen May

Seat Belt Use: Excuses People Make for Not Buckling Up

All 50 states have mandatory seat belt laws, so why doesn’t everyone wear them? Wearing a seat belt has been proven to prevent bodily injuries in an automobile collision by restraining that occupant during a forceful impact, and not wearing […]