As the world grapples with the Covid-19 epidemic, the amount of traffic on significant highways has reduced considerably, and most shopping is done at nearby stores to avoid flouting lockdown rules and reduce the risk of exposure. This situation, in turn, has seen a drop in car accidents taking place on the highways and an…

If you have been injured in a car accident following the reckless action or inaction of a fellow road user, then you may be eligible for compensation from the party responsible for the accident. However, first, you need to file a personal injury claim. Why it is Important to Do it Right If you have…

You may have been involved in an auto accident, but this does not necessarily mean that you will be able to claim compensation successfully. In order to file a claim, you must demonstrate that your case fulfills the criteria. There are four different elements to a negligence case, and we at Stambaugh Law will look…

On average, there are 6 million auto accidents in the US every year. 3 million people are injured in those accidents, while 2 million drivers suffer permanent injuries. Auto accidents in the US result in 6% fatalities, 27% non-fatality injuries, and 72% property damage.  If you get involved in an auto accident, one of the…

Questions to ask a vehicle accident attorney Before picking a lawyer to handle your vehicle accident case, it’s important to gather as much information as possible about the accident, injuries and resulting losses. Your lawyer will need to see some documents like your medical records, insurance policy, information exchanged at the scene of the accident…

A car accident can result in many injuries. The type of injury suffered is dictated by several factors ranging from how and where you were seated during the accident to how fast you/the other driver was driving or whether you were wearing a seatbelt. Car accident injuries can be divided into two main categories namely;…

According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control & Prevention), over 2.3 million people in the U.S. find themselves in hospital emergency departments every year as a result of motor vehicle accidents. Many more are affected directly and indirectly. Approximately 35,000 people (1.5% of the 2.3 million) die as a result of car crashes. Therefore,…

Auto accidents which result in injuries trigger auto injury cases. Once initial investigations have been done, i.e. the police have visited the accident scene, pictures of the accident scene have been taken, witness accounts have been recorded, and a victim has received initial medical treatment, a claim should be filed with the insurance company in…

Legal representation tends to be viewed as an unnecessary expense in the event of a car accident which seems to have an apparent victim. However, nothing is obvious about the outcome of car accident cases. So, should you hire a lawyer for a car accident that wasn’t your fault? Yes and here’s why; 1. The…

People who are involved in car accidents many be tempted to handle the cases on their own. However, car accidents can leave victims with life-changing injuries. You can become disabled because of a car accident. You could also end up with huge property damage claims. Many jurisdictions in the U.S. allow people to seek financial…

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