Auto Accident Law | Law Firm Newswire - Part 4

Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) November 14, 2018 – Marijuana is beginning to become legalized in many U.S. states and it is now legal all across Canada. The thought of high drivers is frightening given their reduced ability to react quickly. In fact, there is emerging proof that increased marijuana usage is causing deadly traffic accidents. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) vehicular crashes are on the rise in states that have legalized marijuana, such as Washington State, Nevada, Colorado and Oregon. Recreational weed is also legal in Vermont, California, Massachusetts, Alaska and Maine, and 22 other […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) November 13, 2018 – A woman was struck and tragically killed while crossing a roadway in Arizona by a self-driving Uber vehicle. The accident occurred on March 18, 2018. It is believed that this incident is the first of its kind where a pedestrian was killed by an autonomous vehicle. The Uber vehicle was travelling approximately 40 miles-an-hour along a stretch of road with a 45 mile-an-hour speed limit. The vehicle had a human safety driver behind the wheel. The 49-year-old pedestrian was struck while walking her bicycle across the street. Police officers were able […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) November 6, 2018 – Custom Legal Marketing has once again won a Gold MarCom award in recognition of a law firm website. The honor was awarded to San Francisco-based Custom Legal Marketing, an Adviatech company, in the Digital Media category for the website it designed and created for the Athens Georgia based law firm of Morgan & Morgan Attorneys at Law. The MarCom Awards honors excellence in marketing and communication while recognizing the creativity, hard work and generosity of industry professionals. Since its inception in 2004, MarCom has evolved into one of the largest, […]


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Philadelphia, PA (Law Firm Newswire) October 8, 2018 – Just recently on Court Radio, Dean Weitzman, managing partner of MyPhillyLawyer, took a deep dive into car insurance, explaining the difference between full coverage and full tort. The lively on-air discussion caught some callers off guard when they got an answer they did not expect. As it turns out, many people are not aware of the differences between full coverage and full tort when it comes to buying auto insurance. Full coverage is “only” for the car, or as Weitzman says, “It’s only for the metal.” Limited Tort means that you […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) August 29, 2018 – Our client was driving south on Route 287 in Hanover, New Jersey in 2014 when he was stopped in traffic and was rear-ended by another motorist. He sustained significant spinal injuries, requiring extensive treatment. He initially received epidural injections, and ultimately underwent a single level fusion procedure. Fusion of only one motion segment of the spine is referred to as a single level fusion. “My client also sustained a traumatic brain injury resulting in memory and vision issues,” said Todd Leonard, of the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm in Denville, New […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) July 31, 2018 – After a 17 year recovery from 2001 when Florida’s Pasco county vehicle accident fatality count reached 107 deaths, the county’s roads remain among the most dangerous in the nation. West Pasco’s U.S. 19 is ranked as the most dangerous road in the county, just as it did previously in 2000. That year 81 deaths from fatal crashes occurred on U.S. 19, a record number. The community reacted strongly toward these statistics. Several years ago police created a road safety campaign on U.S. 19. Volunteers gave pedestrians blinking lights to hold while […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) July 12, 2018 – J&Y Law rewards UC Berkeley student with $1000 scholarship for her pledge to help stop distracted driving. J&Y Law, which is co-owned by partners Jason Javaheri and Yosi Yahoudai, created their Distracted Driving Scholarship to help raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. The scholarship required the students to have a 3.0 GPA, and write an essay with a minimum of 500 words, and essay topics included how students can actively abstain from distracted driving and how they can prevent their friends from distracted driving. “We were shocked by […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) May 23, 2018 – J&Y Law is committed to providing first-rate legal services to underserved communities throughout California. As anyone who has been injured in an accident knows, navigating the legal system is complicated, and even more of a burden if English is your second language. Now, J&Y Law is pleased to announce the launch of our new Spanish language website, vozdelagente.com, aimed at bringing quality legal guidance to the Latino community in Los Angeles (here). In addition to providing important information about personal injury claims, the site urges people of all backgrounds to […]


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Albany, CA (Law Firm Newswire) May 19, 2018 – Doctors and insurance companies provide valuable services – that is why we pay them. But if there has been a car accident, there is no guarantee they will not cut corners. An experienced personal injury lawyer – someone who knows the ins and outs of how accident victims can get taken advantage of – is the most important ally. Here’s why. Doctors If someone has been hurt in a car accident, a complete and accurate diagnosis from a doctor is needed to get the full settlement deserved. An incomplete diagnosis will just hurt […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) May 9, 2018 – As technology progresses, it is difficult to predict what safety standards will be enacted for driverless vehicles. Many fear to lay down their trust for a computerized chauffeur. In fact, 85 percent of baby boomers mistrust the safety of self-driving cars — followed by 73 percent of millennials. In order to realistically approach the present safety concerns, self-driving cars will have a much higher standard to uphold. People are more likely to trust a human driver over a machine-operated vehicle, though this new technology is rapidly advancing to a higher safety […]


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Albany, CA (Law Firm Newswire) April 11, 2018 – California Trial Law Group, PC is pleased to announce that founder Ike M. Klaudi will be a featured speaker at the upcoming seminar — “Maximizing PI Settlements” — hosted by Jim Mathis and the PI Expert Institute on June 22-23, at the Hilton Double Tree in San Jose, California. The seminar is designed to provide attorneys with strategies and techniques for entering into successful settlement negotiations with insurance companies. Ike’s practice focuses on personal injury, employment law, and contract disputes. He is a trial attorney with a well-earned reputation for being […]


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San Jose, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 29, 2018 – On Monday, a motorcyclist who was run down by a drunk driver in Los Gatos last August filed suit against the woman for seriously injuring him. On August 14, 2017, at about 3:00 in the afternoon, James Burke was riding his motorcycle from work to his home in Aptos. As he took the southbound highway 85 on-ramp to southbound highway 17, he was hit from behind by a Ford hybrid driven by Laura Starr of Los Gatos. The impact caused Burke to lose control of his motorcycle and collide into […]


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Goshen, NY (Law Firm Newswire) March 2, 2018 – Last week, a jury awarded a postal worker who was injured on the job ten times the maximum settlement offered by the defendant’s insurance company. In a case that was challenging, The Law Firm of Sobo & Sobo fought for their client and was able to secure a landmark settlement. The victim was making deliveries on her rural postal route when she was rear ended. The accident resulted in injuries to her shoulder that required surgery and a recommendation of neck surgery as well as injuries to her lower back. At […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 19, 2018 – A recent study shows that Austin, Texas has a rising number of pedestrians deaths on local roadways. The study involved data review by a digital agency, 1Point21 Interactive. 1Point21 Interactive reviewed the most recent data from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to track pedestrian accident trends statewide. The group, hired by a San Antonio law firm, mapped out each location where a pedestrian collision occurred. For further information on the study and the data used in it visit: https://www.jahlawfirm.com/blog/texas-pedestrian-collision-study/ According to the 1Point21 Interactive study, Austin’s roads are not only […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) February 1, 2018 – The partners, associates and staff of White Werbel & Fino, LLP are pleased to announce the opening of their new law firm to serve the needs of existing and new clients, including insurance companies, insureds, self-insureds, individuals and corporations/companies. The predecessor firm to White Werbel & Fino, LLP, was founded when Paul Fino joined Allan White in 1981 and they went on to establish a well respected law firm that had a leading reputation in insurance defense litigation and insurance coverage which continued for over 35 years. Today, that tradition […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) January 24, 2018 – The Todd J. Leonard Law Firm is very excited to announce that Paul G. Paravati, Esq., has joined the firm. Mr. Paravati has over 10 years experience handling all types of personal injury cases, and his extensive knowledge includes workers’ compensation, premises liability, product liability, car and truck accidents, medical malpractice and slip and fall accidents. Additionally, Mr. Paravati possesses considerable experience in handling cases regarding the conscientious employee protection act (CEPA), landlord/tenant, municipal court and prisoners’ rights. Furthermore, he has dedicated his entire legal career to safeguarding workers’ rights, and […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) January 9, 2018 – South Carolina recently saw historic snowfall following a rare winter storm on January 3 that blanketed the coastal region with more than 5 inches of snow. It marked the third-largest snowfall ever recorded in the Charleston area. The icy conditions have made the roads hazardous for much of Charleston and coastal parts of the state, which are unaccustomed to such harsh winter weather. The South Carolina Department of Transportation and other state agencies urged people to stay home and avoid unnecessary travel due to the storm. Ice accumulation is likely to […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) December 13 2017 – Florida faces hundreds of pedestrian deaths each year. Eight of the top ten most dangerous cities for pedestrians in the United States are located in Florida, including: Cape Coral, Palm Bay, Orlando, Jacksonville, Deltona, Lakeland and Tampa. In 2016 alone, 649 deaths were counted. Now further in 2017, there have already been 318 recorded pedestrian fatalities. “There are far too many pedestrian deaths in Florida,” said Robert Joyce, a Tampa car accident attorney with the Joyce & Reyes law firm. “Anyone who has been injured or lost a loved one due […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) October 31, 2017 – A recently released study found that Florida is the second worst state in the nation for distracted driving. The study was performed by EverQuote Inc., an online insurance company, using data from its EverDrive app. The app measured sudden acceleration, speeding, hard braking, aggressive turning and similar driving behaviors that occurred while the driver’s phone was in use. Only Louisiana drivers were worse distracted drivers than Floridians. “Distracted driving is a huge problem in Florida,” said Robert Joyce, a Tampa car accident attorney with the law firm of Joyce & Reyes. […]


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Pennsauken, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) September 18, 2017 – Senior trial attorney Scott M. Goldberg, Esquire and firm Associate Jeffrey M. Thiel, Esquire recently announced a successful Appellate Division victory significantly changing New Jersey law benefitting motor vehicle accident victims. “Imagine that you’re sitting at a red light at 3:00 A.M. in the morning and some drunk driver smashes into the rear of your vehicle sending you to the hospital. You walk out with a $10,000.00 hospital bill and $5,000.00 of property damage to your vehicle. Your minimum medical expense deductible is $1,200.00. Your property damage deductible is usually around […]


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