What is a Good Settlement Offer for My Car Accident?

When you are the victim of a car accident, you might not know what to do next.  You could be overwhelmed with mounting medical bills and other expenses, possibly at a time when you are unable to work because of your injuries.  For this reason, if the insurance company for the at-fault party responsible calls>> Read More

What To Do After a Car Accident?: A Guide to the Next Steps

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What Do I Do After a Car Accident? Please watch this informative video and read the following page to find out what you should be doing if you were recently involved in a car accident: [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion][vc_tta_section title=”Think Safety” tab_id=”1494269153152-8ad34938-452c”][vc_column_text]If you’ve been involved in a car wreck, chances are you and your vehicle are still>> Read More

Record 4th of July Travel Expected This Weekend

Approximately 43 million Americans are expected to travel for Independence Day this year by plane, train and largely by automobile. With gas prices at their lowest in 10 years, as well as lower hotel and airfare costs, record travel is expected this 4th of July weekend. AAA expects a third year of record-breaking 4th of>> Read More

Two Additional Fatalities Linked to Defective Takata Airbags

Two additional deaths have been tied to faulty Takata airbags. Exploding inflators in the defective airbags have caused 11 fatalities in the U.S. so far. On March 31, a Texas teen was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident in which the 2002 Honda Civic she was driving rear-ended a Honda SUV. The faulty>> Read More

City of Chicago Refuses to Accept Fault for Pothole Damage

A Chicago woman says the city is liable for the damage to her car caused by a destructive pothole. The city, however, continues to deny her claim, despite a mountain of evidence. Emily Mensching was traveling on West Peterson when her car began shaking and she thought she blew a tire. It turned out, however,>> Read More

Majority of U.S. Drivers Engage in Reckless Driving Habits

A stunning 87 percent of U.S. drivers admit to engaging in at least one reckless driving habit over the past month, according to a new study. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety gathered information on driving habits in a recent driver survey. The prevalence of reckless driving behaviors coincides with an estimated nine percent increase>> Read More

Honda Recalling 2.2 Million More Cars Over Takata Airbags

In what quickly ballooned into the largest auto recall in U.S. history, the faulty Takata airbag recall has expanded once more. Popular car manufacturer Honda is recalling 2.23 million vehicles that contain faulty airbags made by the Japanese airbag manufacturer. The defect, which is now responsible for a massive recall that encompasses vehicles produced by>> Read More

Volkswagen Likely To Buy Back Some Diesel Vehicles It Cannot Fix

If Volkswagen cannot make their diesel vehicles compliant with United States air quality regulations fast enough, the company will have to buy back some of the vehicles equipped with the company’s cheating software. Last year, Volkswagen admitted to cheating on emissions tests. Some of their diesel cars were using software that reduced nitrogen oxide emissions>> Read More

First GM Faulty Ignition Switch Trial Begins

The first civil trial over General Motors (GM) faulty ignition switch began Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2015 in Manhattan. The case is one of six bellwether cases against the automaker. Three were chosen by the plaintiffs attorneys and three were selected by the defense team. This first case to be tried was selected by the plaintiffs>> Read More

Important Enhanced Safety Measures in New Vehicles

The average age of vehicles on the road in 2014 was 11.4 years, an all-time high. Though cheaper, older vehicles are not as safe as newer models that come standard with enhanced safety measures. Data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows that new technology has made new vehicles dramatically safer than older>> Read More

Nissan Airbag Sensor Defect Lawyers

Defective Takata Airbag Linked to Eighth U.S. Death

A teen boy involved in an auto accident in Pennsylvania has been tentatively identified as the eighth death linked to faulty Takata airbags. This is the first fatality since April and brings the tally to nine worldwide. There have also been more than 100 injuries caused by the airbags that can explode violently and send>> Read More

This Week is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

The aging process presents new obstacles that can make driving unsafe if not addressed. In efforts to increase awareness of such issues and keep drivers safe, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is sponsoring Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, which runs Dec. 7th through 11th, 2015. Through this initiative, AOTA aims to improve understanding of>> Read More