How are medical expenses calculated when treatment is not finished at the time of the settlement.
Car Accidents Involving Scooters – Everything You Need To Know (Part 2)
Hospitals in major cities are seeing first hand the dangerous injuries caused by the scooter transportation trend. While scooters may look like toys, riders of all ages are reporting serious injuries including three recent deaths. So, what should you do if you have been in a scooter accident? Continue reading “I’ve been in a scooter accident, what should I do?”
Car Accidents Involving Scooters – Everything You Need To Know (Part 1)
Scooter use is on the rise thanks to electric scooter rideshare companies like Bird, Lime and Skip, but many emergency room doctors are warning that these seemingly harmless vehicles are just as dangerous as other motorized vehicles. Whether you take advantage of rideshare services or own your own scooter, this two-part guide provides practical tips to keep you safe and arms you with valuable information in the event you are in a scooter accident. Continue reading “Scooter Accidents on the Rise”
A herniated disc is a common injury in auto accidents, and the settlements vary greatly depending on the facts of each case. Two factors you should consider when calculating your herniated disc personal injury settlement are fault and preexisting injury. Continue reading “Calculating Your Herniated Disc Settlement”
Suffering from a herniated disc after an accident is overwhelming, but getting fair compensation for your injuries should not be adding to your stress. There are ways to maximize your herniated disc settlement. Gathering medical bills and records, ensuring proper diagnosis, calculating lost wages, and documenting your pain and suffering will help to ensure you receive the damages you deserve. Contact the skilled personal injury attorneys with the Kelly Law Team for a free consultation.
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The Dangers of Driving with Screaming and Disruptive Kids and What You Can Do
“I’m hungry.” “I’m bored.” “He’s looking at me.” Driving with kids is truly an exercise in skill and patience, and while parents know all too well how disruptive children can be, they often do not think of their kids as dangerous distractions. Research suggests that parents need to rethink how they handle interruptions in the car. Continue reading “Distracted Driving with Kids”
Harrowing Close Calls on the Highway and What We Can Learn
If you’ve been driving long enough, you have likely experienced a close call on the road. Remember that time you slammed on your breaks to avoid a fender bender or stopped in the middle of changing lanes to avoid colliding with a car in your blind spot? While those close calls are frightening, they are also opportunities to reexamine our driving skills and correct bad habits. The following videos captured some harrowing close calls and are a great tool to improve our auto safety. Continue reading “Highway Close Calls”
If you find yourself in a situation that requires you to negotiate with an insurance company after an accident, there are some right ways and some wrong ways to approach the negotiations.
Car accidents are the cause of more personal injury lawsuits than any other situation, according to the American Bar Association. However, only a small percentage of personal injury lawsuits, including car accident cases, ever go to trial. There are some good reasons for this.
Aging causes a number of physical changes that may affect driving, including declines in vision and cognitive functioning, and four of out five senior citizens take one or more medications on a daily basis. Since one in six drivers on U.S. roads is 65 years or older, it is important to take a closer look at how many accidents are taking place among senior citizens and how they can be prevented.