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The Dangers of Texting and Driving

If you have ever looked at the numbers illustrating the dangers of cell phone use while driving, you know they are downright startling. 

 

At any given time throughout your day, about 660,000 drivers are attempting to use their phones while operating an automobile.

 

Smartphones have made it easy for us to stay connected at all times, and they've made our lives easier in many other ways. 

 

But smartphones can pose serious safety risks if someone decides to check his or her text messages, emails, phone calls, or any other mobile applications while driving.

 

Cell phone distraction rates are alarmingly high. It's estimated that 1 in 4 accidents today are due to cell phone use.

 

We hope with a little information you'll make the right decision when you're on the road.

 

In the article below, we will look at some statistics about using your phone and driving. The figures were the most up-to-date statistics at the time of our latest research. 

Topics: Help after a Car Accident Personal Injury Questions Accident Injury Help car accident texting and driving

Three Questions To Ask Before You File A Personal Injury Claim

If you've been injured in an accident, there's a good chance you will need to file a personal injury claim.

Unfortunately, filing a personal injury claim isn't the easiest thing to do.

There are almost as many different kinds of personal injuries cases as there are ways to get injured.

From a car accident to a slip and full, dog bite, defective products, or a doctor's mistakes, personal injury law covers a broad range of incidents.

No two personal injury cases, no matter how similar, will ever work out the same way.

A lot of it depends on the severity of the injuries and the clarity of specific key issues.

In the article below, we will go over three questions you should ask yourself if you think you need to file a personal injury claim.

Topics: Personal Injury Questions

Learn How Insurance Companies Handle A Personal Injury Claim

For most people, the last thing they want to do is hash out their injuries with an insurance company.

Learning how insurance companies handle personal injury claims is vital to the value of your case.

After you file an injury claim, negotiating your settlement with an insurance adjuster may be a sticky process, but here are some tips to make things run smoother.

 

Topics: Personal Injury Questions