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Motorcycle Accidents and Head Injuries

Plenty of people appreciate the attraction of motorcycling. Across America, millions of motorcyclists cruise the streets and highways. Unlike other types of drivers, motorcyclists remain at a much higher risk of suffering serious injuries or fatality due to their limited levels of protection during a collision. One of the most common types of physical trauma faced by motorcycle drivers is head injuries. Helmets and Motorcycle Head Injuries Many motorcycle enthusiasts feel that putting on a helmet offers adequate buffering in[…] Read More

Daylight Saving Time and Fatal Car Accidents

In 2020, daylight saving time (DST) starts on March 8 at 2:00 a.m. While many people look forward to that extra hour of evening light, the DST transition period also marks an increase in fatal car accidents. The loss of one hour of sleep appears to be the catalyst for many of these crashes. The highest number of accidents and fatalities occurs on the first Monday that follows the time change. There is also a six percent increase in fatal[…] Read More

What Is Contributory Negligence?

Most car accident events are stressful and complicated, so it is best to get the assistance of a legal professional. Sometimes, both parties are accountable for the cause of the collision. Under those circumstances, the legal concept of contributory negligence comes into play. Contributory negligence means that the victim who suffered physical injury or personal property loss due to the accident may not be totally without fault, like if the victim was speeding and then was hit by another driver.[…] Read More