Auto Accident Law | Law Firm Newswire

Brewster, NY (Law Firm Newswire) July 26, 2022 – The law office of Michael LoGiudice announced today the firm secured a $650,000 settlement for a client injured in a rear-end car accident. Our client was involved in a rear-end collision in Putnam County and was seriously injured. The accident occurred on Route 312 in the Town of Southeast near Zimmer Road and the Home Depot. We settled during court-ordered mediation after a Note of Issue confirming that the parties had completed necessary discovery proceedings and the case was ready for trial. This settlement highlights our firm’s commitment to protecting the […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) May 18, 2022 – Just recently, one person died in a vehicle crash in southeast Austin in the 5700 block of East Ben White Blvd., near Comsouth Drive. The accident happened at approximately 1:23 a.m. The second person in the collision was taken to the hospital for treatment. The cause of the crash is not yet known. In another serious accident in downtown Austin, two scooter riders collided with another vehicle, sending both to the hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries. The accident happened at the intersection of San Jacinto and East Eight Street at approximately […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) April 19, 2022 – Texas once led the nation in the number of traffic deaths reported. The Lone Star State still ranks as a leader in the dubious quest to be first once again. 2021 was the second deadliest year for the state. In Texas alone, 4,480 were killed on the roads. According to TxDOT, the leading causes of accident deaths are speeding and drivers or passengers not wearing a seat belt. TxDOT has indicated that more than 2,700 lives could have been saved by wearing a seat belt and not driving at a high […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) April 11, 2022 – An 84-year-old man and his 81-year-old wife were killed recently on U.S. 69 near Warren, Texas. A 2001 Chevrolet SUV crossed over into the northbound lane and crashed into a 2017 Ford passenger vehicle, hitting it head-on. Both vehicle occupants were declared dead at the scene. The driver of the SUV was transported to the nearest medical facility for treatment. Head-on collisions are typically deadly, but those who survive may deal with serious physical issues for a long time after the crash. The most common injuries that occur in a head-on […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) March 1, 2022 – Last year, a 45-year-old man was arrested for a fatal car accident following a high-speed police chase in West Garfield Park in Chicago, Illinois.    Mackelin Moore of Calumet Heights was charged with felony reckless homicide in the February 5 crash. He was driving a blue 2009 Ford Focus that contained two passengers. Moore and his front-seat passenger suffered severe injuries while his back seat passenger was killed in the car accident.   “When drivers behave irresponsibly behind the wheel, whether through speeding, inattention or other poor driving behaviors, it can […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) February 2, 2022 – A year ago, a Chicago man was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) and accused of several other offenses after his vehicle collided with two Chicago Police Department squad cars on the Dan Ryan Expressway.   Authorities identified the driver as Jovan Wade, 34. He was charged with DUI and ticketed for driving an uninsured vehicle, improper lane usage and driving too fast for conditions. Wade was also cited for violating Scott’s Law which requires drivers to reduce speed and change lanes when approaching an emergency vehicle with its hazard […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 7, 2022 – A recent collision between a truck hauling animal waste and a fuel tanker resulted in a major conflagration that burned for over three hours. One trucker died. Two others were injured. Since the start of the pandemic, fatal crashes involving commercial vehicles have spiked.  Although traffic and safety experts are aiming to make road travel safer, the rapid population growth and business boom in Texas complicates those goals. When the pandemic started, road accident statistics took a slight turn for the better. But that trend quickly reversed itself. In 12 counties, […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) January 27, 2022 – This two-vehicle Uber accident happened recently in Houston on the Southwest Freeway near Newcastle Drive. The 39-year-old woman was riding in the backseat of an Uber vehicle when it began to experience mechanical problems and stopped on the freeway. The vehicle was rear-ended by a pickup truck. The passenger died at the scene. The driver was taken to the nearest hospital to treat broken ribs. The pickup truck driver was not injured and remained at the scene. In most instances, a rear-end accident is the fault of the driver who runs […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) October 26, 2021 – In a recent rear-end crash, a 75-year-old Houston senior died in a two-vehicle encounter on Eastex Freeway near Greens Road. The man was on his way home from taking his grandchild to the hospital. His Chevrolet Trailblazer was rear-ended when a Ford F-150 struck it.   The man died at the scene of the accident. The driver of the Ford and the passenger were believed to be under the influence of alcohol. The Ford driver was charged with intoxication manslaughter.   This rear-end crash is still under investigation.    The number […]


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Hackensack, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) October 8, 2021 – Levin & Malkin is pleased to announce that partner Seth Malkin has been selected to be included in Bergen Magazine’s 2021 list of Top Lawyers. The list is based solely on a peer review of licensed Bergen County attorneys with research developed by Professional Research Services (PRS). Seth Malkin has been recognized by his peers for excellence in personal injury practice and his unwavering commitment to provide powerful representation to injury victims throughout New Jersey. Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney, Seth Malkin has a […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) October 1, 2021 – Four people were killed in a two-vehicle collision in suburban Cook County, Illinois, after being struck by a man allegedly driving under the influence (DUI). The car accident occurred on Illinois Route 53 at Kirchoff Road. Lamar Graves, 32, was driving a 2018 Jeep Wrangler that struck a vehicle that had stopped on the right shoulder of northbound Route 53. Illinois State Police said the stationary vehicle was a 2019 Ford Fiesta. All four of its occupants, including two women, a teenager and a young child, died in the Rolling Meadows […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) September 29, 2021 – The Todd J. Leonard Law Firm is adamant that preventing further drunk driving deaths and serious injuries is crucial. There are too many drunk driving deaths in New Jersey and across the nation. “Drunk driving deaths, and their prevention, is as important today as it was in the past,” added Todd J. Leonard, Esq.   The Todd J. Leonard Law Firm supports Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and their drive to pass the HALT Act (Honoring Abbas Family Legacy to Terminate Drunk Driving), House bill (HR 2138), and the RIDE Act […]


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Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) September 22, 2021 – Ceja Law Firm PLLC is pleased to announce we are expanding our Houston-based legal practice to include plaintiff personal injury claims. We are committed to providing the same powerful representation and dependable service to injury victims we’ve been offering to criminal defendants since Ceja Law Firm was launched in 2019. The personal injury lawyers at Ceja Law Firm represent clients in a wide range of personal injury cases, including: Bicycle accidents Car accidents Motorcycle accidents Truck accidents Slip and fall accidents Dog bites Wrongful death Backed by more than a decade […]


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Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) August 26, 2021 – Not all injuries show symptoms immediately after a car accident. Some take hours – or even days – to show up. It is important to know what signs to look for. Here are five important warning signs to look out for after a car accident: Dizziness or Nausea Dizziness can be a symptom of many serious medical conditions. It could indicate brain damage or internal bleeding. These conditions can be fatal if they are left untreated. Nausea may be caused by the dizziness or be a symptom of a different medical […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) August 6, 2021 – A new report found a rise in traffic deaths in Illinois in 2020 despite a decrease in driving amid the COVID-19 pandemic. State officials said last year was the deadliest in 13 years for drivers. The Illinois Department of Transportation noted that around 1,166 people died in motor vehicle accidents in the state in 2020, up 16 percent from 2019. Chicago saw a more significant increase in fatal crashes, with 139 deaths on its roadways. Preliminary data from the Chicago Police Department indicated a 45 percent rise in fatalities from 2019. […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) June 30, 2021 – Two drivers and three passengers were injured in a car accident in the Calumet Heights neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.   Chicago Police said a Nissan Maxima traveling north on Stony Island Avenue hit a Toyota Corolla after running a stop sign. The collision occurred on April 9 at Stony Island Avenue and 87th Street. The impact caused the Nissan to crash into a South Side flower shop and catch fire.   The Nissan driver was a 27-year-old man. The two passengers in the vehicle were also in their 20s. Witnesses said […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) June 25, 2021 – Family members of a father and son who died in a 2018 collision with a truck in Boone County, Illinois, won a $9 million jury verdict. Pedro Pasillas-Sanchez, 52, and his son, Pedro Pasillas-Delgado, 22, were traveling south on South Quarry Road close to the Bloods Point Road intersection when their vehicle was hit by a truck. The car accident occurred after the truck ignored a stop sign and drove through the intersection. Both men died at the scene of the March 26, 2018, crash. The impact caused the car and […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) June 17, 2021 – After a client suffered serious injuries in a car accident involving multiple vehicles, the New Jersey car accident lawyers at the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm successfully settled the case with the insurance company. As a result of the accident, the client suffered severe spinal injuries. Shortly after the accident, the injured client reached out to the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm, who agreed to take the case. After diligently preparing the claim, founding partner Todd J. Leonard and senior litigation associate Paul G. Paravati settled the case for $1,277,500. Attorney […]


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Philadelphia, PA (Law Firm Newswire) April 27, 2021 – End Distracted Driving (EndDD) has released a new distracted driving public service announcement video (PSA). The release coincides with Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April, a time for drivers to reevaluate and take responsibility for their behavior on the road. Directed by Ben Cersuli, the PSA was created in collaboration with the personal injury law firm of Anapol Weiss. The scenario looks at the respectful choice of driving without distraction through the lens of mask wearing. It inspires motorists to look introspectively at their own behavior that may seem normal but […]


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Harris County, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 6, 2021 – On the night of March 5, 2021, seven people were injured in a natural gas line explosion and fire that led to evacuations in northwest Harris County. According to the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office, Comcast workers punctured a gas line. CenterPoint crews arrived to fix the damage and as they were leaving, they struck a high-pressure natural gas line which exploded around 5:30 p.m. resulting in seven people suffering serious injuries. This is unacceptable. If you or a loved one was injured as a result, call our burn injury […]


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