In a country with millions of miles of roads and approximately 253 million cars, car accidents are an unfortunate fact of life. In the US alone, over 37,000 people die in road crashes every year. And nearly 2 and a half million Americans are injured or disabled in car accidents annually. The effects of road crashes are often long-term and far-reaching.
You’ve been injured in a car accident.You may feel alone.Dealing with insurance companies, lost wages, and mounting medical bills can be overwhelming. You may wonder who will speak for you? After a car accident, before you call the insurance company, call us. At Daggett Shuler, we’ve got your back. We’ll fight to get you the […]
The real problem with this, particularly with cell phone use, more so than anything else, is that people have become so accustomed to using their cell phone, it’s somewhat of an addiction.
Distracted driving is anything that causes you to lose your attention from the road while driving, divert your eyes from the roadway ahead, or takes your hands off the wheel while you’re driving.
Find out why you should have full tort insurance as opposed to limited tort.
Drunk driving is driving while under the influence of alcohol. Driving while impaired, generally, is considered operating a vehicle impaired by illegal drugs or prescription medications.
The law in Pennsylvania requires that if you’re covered by an automobile insurance policy in which you’re the named insured, your automobile policy will pay medical bills up to the amount of benefits that you have on your policy.
There’s a lot of info to gather after a car crash. The obvious things are the other driver’s information and the owner’s information. A lot of times those are two different people. It’s very important to get both of those individuals’ information.
http://www.DaggettShulerLaw.com. In this episode of StateLawTV guest David Daggett talks about what to do if you’re in a minor automobile accident.
Do I have to give a recorded statement? You should never give any recorded statement to an insurance company. They have no right to that recorded statement or ask for it and sometimes if you make the mistake of giving a recorded statement to the insurance company, they haven’t talked to a lawyer yet and […]
If I have a lawyer, should I still talk to the insurance company? If you have a lawyer you should definitely never talk to the insurance company. That’s your lawyer’s job and anything that you say to the insurance company will and can be used against you. So you want a lawyer to speak with […]
What can I recover if I win lawsuit? If you win a lawsuit you are entitled to general damages. General damages include unpaid medical expenses, unpaid wages, out of pocket expenses, pain and suffering which includes past pain and suffering, your current pain and suffering, and any future problem that you might have causing impaired […]
Following a car accident and assuming you are not too seriously injured, we suggest that you take pictures of everything you can at the scene of the crash.
Find out how to protect your legal rights if you’ve been injured in a car accident.
If you don’t have a fracture or an injury where you are bleeding, your injuries will be called soft tissue injuries and these injuries sometimes take a while to produce symptoms.
Driving is such a part of our lives that it’s easy to forget how dangerous the roads can be. According to federal statistics, more than 35,000 Americans are killed in auto accidents each year. Another 2.3 million are injured, some so seriously that their lives will never be the same. And the economic costs of […]
Automobile accidents can have a devastating effect on victims and their families. At their most serious, crashes can leave their victims with catastrophic injuries, lifelong disabilities or even a wrongful death. For many families, the situation is made worse by financial pressure. Victims can be taken out of work for weeks, months or even for […]