Motor Vehicle Accidents

What is Considered Property Damage in a Car Accident?

If you or somebody you care about is involved in a vehicle accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual, it is very likely that you will sustain some sort of property damage. Here, we want to discuss the main types of property damage associated with vehicle accidents in Washington State....

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Can using a rideshare service keep you safer on the road?

Rideshare services are increasingly popular, especially in cities. They allow you to pay a fee to get a ride. These services have been around long enough now to assess how they impact the safety on the roads. The Insurance Journal explains a study now shows rideshare services help to decrease DUI incidents and other...

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How much could your spinal cord injury cost you?

Spinal cord injuries affect over 17,000 people each year and arise from a variety of sources. Depending on whether your SCI is complete or incomplete determines a lot, including chances of recovery.Regardless of the recovery chances, SCIs often demand surgery, physical therapy and long-term changes to your life in order to adjust to the...

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What is the cognitive impact of a TBI?

After a motor vehicle accident, traumatic brain injuries are common. A TBI occurs when you receive a violent jolt to your head. This can happen when your head strikes an object or an object penetrates your skull.According to Fairview, in severe cases, a TBI can affect your cognition.Cognitive issues following TBIThe injury to your...

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Safety advances that could reduce accidents

The Seattle weather presents many challenges for drivers in and around the city, as well as throughout the rest of Washington. Most commonly, drivers must contend with rainy weather, but as recent events show even snow is not out of the question.As vehicles incorporate more technology into designs, several safety innovations show promise for...

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When should I replace my tires?

Many Americans moan about the negligence of other drivers. While it is true that the conduct of fellow motorists can seem questionable at points, making sure that you are doing everything on your end to prevent catastrophic car accidents is also imperative.One of the most important things that you can do to keep yourself...

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How do rideshares contribute to accidents?

Ride-share services are invaluable to most people nowadays. Not only is it convenient for those who may not have another means of transportation, but it can aid in the fight against drunk driving. People have become more accustomed to calling for a rideshare after a night of drinking. According to the U.S. News, drunk driving...

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What causes road rage?

Almost every driver in Washington and other U.S. states has witnessed more than one incident of road rage. Whether because of running late for work, feeling out of control or being under a tremendous amount of stress, drivers can easily lose their tempers. Their detrimental behaviors often come with serious repercussions, both to themselves...

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Self-driving cars will not be ending auto accidents anytime soon

Remember in the early 2010s, when automakers like Tesla were promising that their fully autonomous vehicles would be for sale in just a few years? It’s 2020, and so far, those promises have not come true.In a way, this is a good thing. Manufacturers have yet to perfect the technology necessary to make self-driving...

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The myriad consequences of a traffic accident

Car accidents are bad news all the way around. They cause property damage and bodily injury and of course a number of fatalities every year on Washington roads.Other negative consequences include financial impacts that last for years and years.The impact on insurance ratesA Forbes article reveals how some accidents can cause insurance rates to...

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