Car Accidents. Legal news and articles for December 21 - 31, 2012

New laws to take effect Jan. 1Law enforcement deaths down in 2012Fatal accidents capture attention, renew focus on safetyUninsured/Underinsured Drivers and Car AccidentsSeatbelt Use Reduces Injury and Protects San Diego Personal Injury ClaimsLaw enforcement reports mostly minor accidentsBisnar | Chase Weighs in on Rash of Reported Hit and Run Car Accidents in ...New Crash Data Shows Progress in Traffic Safety, says Davis Law Group FounderNew Crash Data Shows Progress in Traffic Safety, says Davis Law Group FounderDealing With Insurance Companies After An Automobile AccidentNew York auto accident attorney report: Staten Island driver crashes into houseCar Accident Attorney Richard Hollawell of Console & Hollawell Achieves ...Accident victims given legal muscleCharleston Car Accident Lawyer at Joye Law Firm Praises Efforts to Curb ...Dallas Car Accident Attorneys to Give Away $500 Per Day to Listeners of K104

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Can A Passenger Be Blamed for A Car Accident?
JD Supra (press release)December 1, 2012

If you have recently been involved in a car accident and sustained an injury, you may be considering filing a personal injury suit in a court of law. Many questions can arise during this process, including whether or not it is possible to find a ...more »

Cyclist Accuses Law-Enforcement Agent Of Hit & Run In Manhattan
GothamistDecember 9, 2012

But if that doesn't turn up anything—already, the DMV says the license plate doesn't exist—they'll have to use to the Freedom of Information Act to appeal to federal law enforcement agencies, which brings up another set of problems going forward: "It ...more »

Car Accidents. News and Stories

New laws to take effect Jan. 1
WFTV OrlandoDecember 31, 2012

Florida will see a handful of new laws take effect Tuesday, and among them is a new law aimed at stopping insurance fraud. Beginning Tuesday, people who get in car accidents will no longer be able to file claims to pay for massages or acupuncture therapy.more »

Law enforcement deaths down in 2012
Ellwood City LedgerDecember 30, 2012

Traffic-related incidents were the leading cause of death with 50 officers nationwide dying in accidents this year, the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund reported. A total of 68 officers from Pennsylvania have been killed in car crashes since ...more »

Fatal accidents capture attention, renew focus on safety
Morris Daily HeraldDecember 30, 2012

Statistically, Grundy County did not suffer a significant increase in fatalities due to traffic accidents than previous years, but law enforcement officials say any loss of life is too much and, year after year, it doesn't seem to be decreasing ...more »

Uninsured/Underinsured Drivers and Car Accidents
DigitalJournal.com (press release)December 28, 2012

If you have been injured in an accident with an uninsured or underinsured driver, please visit the website of the Manchester, New Hampshire car accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Van Dorn & Curtiss for more information on your rights. Website: ...more »

Seatbelt Use Reduces Injury and Protects San Diego Personal Injury Claims
JD Supra (press release)December 27, 2012

While most people recognize the potential risk of not wearing a seatbelt when they are involved in a collision, they still choose not to buckle up. Seatbelts are exceptionally effective at reducing the severity of injury. If you suffer injury or a ...more »

Law enforcement reports mostly minor accidents
Log Cabin DemocratDecember 26, 2012

A 1- and 2-year-old were killed in an accident on Arkansas Highway 36 near Enola around 3 p.m. Christmas day when two vehicles collided head-on after one car lost control on the icy road. Supervisors at the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office called in ...more »

Bisnar | Chase Weighs in on Rash of Reported Hit and Run Car Accidents in ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)December 25, 2012

Orange County car accident attorney John Bisnar, founder of the Bisnar | Chase personal injury law firm and the Hit-and-Run Reward Program, agrees. 'The Hit-and-Run Reward Program, through its dedicated website, http://www.hitandrunreward.com, ...more »

New Crash Data Shows Progress in Traffic Safety, says Davis Law Group Founder
Seattle Post IntelligencerDecember 24, 2012

Legal expert and accident attorney Chris Davis provides commentary on recently-released data from the NHTSA regarding car accident trends in the United States, which shows that drunk driving deaths reached an all-time low in 2011. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) ...more »

New Crash Data Shows Progress in Traffic Safety, says Davis Law Group Founder
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)December 24, 2012

Legal expert and accident attorney Chris Davis provides commentary on recently-released data from the NHTSA regarding car accident trends in the United States, which shows that drunk driving deaths reached an all-time low in 2011. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) ...more »

Dealing With Insurance Companies After An Automobile Accident
JD Supra (press release)December 22, 2012

For example, state that you were involved in a crash with one of their policyholders, disclose your injuries and any property damage you might have incurred. Do not make a statement as to who you think is at fault—do not draw conclusions. It is the ...more »

New York auto accident attorney report: Staten Island driver crashes into house
WiredPRNews.com (press release)December 22, 2012

New York Auto Accident Attorney Report: A car, driven by Charles Trainor, a Staten Island resident, crashed into the side of a house in Staten Island, seriously injuring a woman and her child who were sleeping in bed at the time of the incident. The ...more »

Car Accident Attorney Richard Hollawell of Console & Hollawell Achieves ...
Melodika.net (press release)December 21, 2012

A recent decision issued by the New Jersey Appellate Court (A-4870-09T2) will have an immense impact in favor of auto insurance policyholders throughout the state. The decision, now published case law, essentially prevents insurance companies from ...more »

Accident victims given legal muscle
Global TimesDecember 21, 2012

The law mentioned if a driver has bought both compulsory motor vehicle liability insurance and commercial third party liability insurance, the compulsory insurance should be recovered first. The commercial insurance will cover the insufficient section.more »

Charleston Car Accident Lawyer at Joye Law Firm Praises Efforts to Curb ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)December 21, 2012

As South Carolinians enjoy the Christmas season and parties to celebrate the new year, Charleston car accident attorney Ken Harrell urges drivers to remember to stay safe and refrain from driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. “The ...more »

Dallas Car Accident Attorneys to Give Away $500 Per Day to Listeners of K104
International Business Times (press release)December 21, 2012

20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Dallas car accident lawyers of 1-800-Car-Wreck are providing listeners of Dallas radio station K104 (104.5 FM) with the opportunity to receive $500 in holiday cash this Christmas. Through the cash giveaway, the law...more »

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