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Tire Blowouts Cause Lasting Injuries and Damages

Tire blowouts are a common cause of accidents on the roadways, and they can lead to serious injuries and other damages. The loss of control of your automobile due to a tire blowout puts the lives of you and others at risk. The Risk of Tire Blowouts and the Accidents They Cause Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimate that tire blowouts cause over 78,000 accidents every year in the United States. This results in approximately 10,000 injuries and 400 deaths. The primary risk related to tire blowouts is the loss of control of your vehicle. When drivers are unable...

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Pothole Accident Injuries and Getting Compensation for Your Damages

Potholes may seem like one of the least dangerous roadway risks that drivers can face. But even minor potholes can contribute to accidents that result in severe and lasting injuries. Potholes also put cyclists and pedestrians at risk for injury. In certain conditions, they may not be visible, which increases the risk of automobile and other accidents. Further, potholes are made worse by the weather and daily wear. These and other factors make potholes a common cause of injuries and accidents on the roads. You can obtain compensation for your injuries and other damages when you have the proper legal...

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Accidents and Injuries at Animal Crossings

Drivers face many roadway safety risks. Reckless driving, dangerous curves, and extreme weather conditions increase the chances of being involved in a car accident. These accidents lead to a wide range of injuries and, in some cases, fatalities. Areas with high amounts of wildlife create unexpected risks. Large animals severely damage automobiles and other property. Fractures, lacerations, and whiplash are just some of the injuries that can arise from accidents related to animal crossings. The following will help you obtain any compensation you may deserve so that you fully recover from your injuries and other losses.  What Happens When Animal Crossings...

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Dangerous Curves, Car Accidents, and Personal Injury

Each day, car accidents are caused by negligence, reckless behavior, road and weather conditions, and other factors. Dangerous curves are an often overlooked safety risk that drivers need to be aware of. Many roads have curves that increase the frequency of car collisions regardless of the presence of posted signs and other warnings. These accidents can result in devastating injuries and fatalities. Drivers can take steps to avoid car accidents on dangerous curves, and you may be able to receive compensation if you are injured in an accident. Car Accidents on Dangerous Curves Failure to do so can result in a...

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Night Driving and Personal Injuries in Car Accidents

There are many risks that today’s motorists face each day while out on the road. Reckless drivers, weather conditions, and other factors contribute to the number of car accidents that occur each year. However, one of the biggest influencing factors that increases the frequency of collisions is so common that it's generally overlooked. Night driving accounts for almost half of the fatal accidents in the United States. This surprises drivers who expect the rate of accidents to be lower at night due to the fewer number of cars on the roads at that time. Understanding the risks involved when driving at night...

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Personal Injury Protection in Accidents Caused by Ice

Extreme weather conditions make it difficult for drivers to stay safe on the roadways. Rain, fog, and other elements reduce visibility and make it harder to maintain control of your automobile. When temperatures drop, ice can form on the roads, making it difficult for drivers to stay safe. Icy roadways create a higher risk of injury, loss of life, and damage to property. Drivers must keep themselves and their passengers safe, but in many cases, individuals may be negligent. Reckless or distracted driving further adds to the risk of personal injury in icy weather conditions. Driving on Ice Atlanta and other...

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Driving in Snow Increases Car Accident Risks: How to Protect Yourself and Get Compensated for Damages

Cold temperatures and moisture lead to snowy and icy conditions that put the safety of drivers, passengers, and pedestrians at risk for personal injuries and other damages. In addition to the dangerous conditions of roads covered by snow, drivers may be unable to clearly see what’s around them. These and other factors increase the frequency and severity of car accidents. Drivers who fail to exercise caution and cause a collision may be liable for damages. Understanding the risk factors related to driving in snow helps you recover from your injuries and protects the wellbeing of you and your loved ones....

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Car Accidents in Fog: Getting Compensation for Your Injuries

Drivers must be able to navigate through rain, ice, heavy winds, and other factors that can reduce visibility and the ability to control their vehicles. Depending on its severity, fog can reduce your visibility and alter your perception of road and traffic conditions, which increases the risk of car accidents. These accidents result in short- and long-term injuries and disabilities that affect the lives of drivers, passengers, and their loved ones. If you’ve been injured in an accident that involved fog, you can take steps to obtain the compensation you need to overcome your injuries and recover any losses. Driving...

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Liability and Compensation for Rain-Related Car Accidents

When weather conditions change, drivers are at a higher risk for issues from reduced visibility, slower reaction times, and the loss of control of their vehicles. Car accidents that result from rain are a common cause of personal injuries. But many drivers assume that weather conditions excuse them from liability in a car accident. This isn’t always the case. Knowing the laws related to car accidents involving inclement weather conditions and consulting with an attorney can help you obtain the compensation you deserve. Weather and Driving Risks Rain causes roads to become slippery and reduces drivers’ visibility. These and other factors increase...

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Teenage Driving: Getting Compensated for Personal Injuries Caused by Reckless Behavior

The number of car accidents caused by teenage drivers is a growing concern for other drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. In many cases, teenagers engage in risky behaviors while driving, leading to injuries and fatalities. In some cases, parents of teenage drivers may be held liable for injuries and other damages. Understanding the laws related to auto accidents caused by teenage drivers is the first step to getting the compensation to help you recover from your injuries. Risks Related to Teenage Driving Teenagers are considered high-risk drivers, and insurance providers typically charge higher premiums for protecting young drivers. The increased risk that teenage...

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