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Do you need a lawyer for a car accident claim?

After you have been in a car accident, you will likely have to make some difficult decisions. If you have been injured or suffered vehicle damage, you will want to file a claim with the insurance company. If you do so, you might also need to determine if hiring legal representation is worthwhile and if it will be beneficial to your case.

Florida man, working on car, killed by Takata airbag inflator

An 81-year-old Hialeah man was working inside a 2001 Honda Accord in mid-June when the airbag inflator ruptured and exploded, causing him to suffer head trauma. His death has been ruled accidental.

Who drives the most? Who drives the least?

As you probably can guess, the more time drivers spend on the road the more chances they have to get into an automobile accident. Although this is not the only factor, accident researchers do use statistics regarding the number of vehicles out on the roads and how frequently people drive when evaluating upward or downward car crash trends.

Who are the worst drivers, Teenagers or the elderly?

Two of the most dangerous age groups on the road are teenagers and elderly adults. Accidents with teens are often caused by inexperience, recklessness or distracted driving. For older adults, however, accidents are more likely to be the result of confusion, concentration issues or other diminished faculties.

Fourth of July ranks among most dangerous holidays for driving

As we approach the Fourth of July weekend, many Americans are preparing to celebrate our country's independence. As people head to barbeques with family and friends, days at the beach or to watch one of many fireworks displays, staying safe on the road probably won't be a primary concern. Unfortunately, it should be.

What ifs about car accidents

We've all had moments in our lives when something didn't go as planned, but we don't know what we would have done differently. We've all faced moments about doubt that we did the right thing, haven't we? Well, when it comes to car accidents, there are often more shoulda-woulda-coulda moments than we can count...and sometimes for years afterward.

New auto safety features are a hit with drivers over 65

In a recent survey of drivers over the age of 65 it was found that while many may not be comfortable with the idea of autonomous driving vehicles, most were excited about additional auto safety features that help to make driving safer and easier. The National Highway Safety Administration has noted that this age group will account for more than 40 million drivers by the year 2020, so the ability to adopt increasing technology and automotive changes will be essential. 

3 Essential Vehicle Maintenance That Can Help to Prevent Accidents

car-maintenance-copy.jpgMost people jump in their car and drive without giving much thought to the many parts that have to work together for their vehicle to move. Just like any other human-made machine, eventually, a car will require maintenance in order to stay functional. Failing to provide a car with the right amount of maintenance can lead to some very unsafe driving conditions. When in need of car service, you will have to find the right professionals to help you out. Read below to learn more about the type of maintenance you need to have when trying to keep your car safe while on the road.

Documentation is Everything: How Accident Reports Are Used in Car Collision Cases

Have you ever had this experience? You are riding along, minding your own business and out of nowhere another car slams into you. Being involved in Orlando car accidents can be a very traumatic and scary thing. If the crash you are involved in was caused by the negligence of the other driver, then contacting a skilled Orlando car accident attorney is important.

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