1. More People Are Likely To Die From Opioid Overdose Than Car Accident

    Opioid Overdose Exceeds Car Accidents For the first time ever, Americans are more likely to die of an accidental opioid overdose than in a motor vehicle crash, according to a new report from the National Safety Council. Car crashes were higher than drug overdoses for decades. Both are preventable injuries. The group calculates that the chance of dying from an opioid overdose has increased to 1 i…Read More

  2. Why Do I Need A Car Accident Attorney ? Why Can’t I Just Handle It Without a Lawyer?

    So you've been in an accident and don't know whether you should call your insurance company, call your mother, or last on your mind... call a lawyer. Why do you need a lawyer if the insurance company is going to pay you?   The answer- because they're in the business of not paying claims, it's their business to keep money, to make money, it's a risk business. A lawyer will have knowledge of law a…Read More

  3. Don’t Do the Birdbox Challenge While Driving It Will Cause a Car Accident

    A 17-year-old Utah driver covered her eyes in a stunt inspired by the Netflix movie “Bird Box” and caused a highway crash earlier this week, a Utah Police Department revealed in a Twitter post. “What happened was, she and the teen boy passenger of hers were driving down the road and decided they wanted to do this challenge. She was wearing a sort of beanie hat and pulled that down over her e…Read More

  4. Man in Critical Condition Following a 7-Vehicle Crash

    Man in Cement Truck Crash A man was driving a cement truck for Ernst Concrete when he crashed. The crash occurred  Jan. 8 2019 and involved a cement truck, three motorcycles, and three other vehicles. The cement truck overturned, entrapping the man beneath it. Investigators are trying to piece together what caused the collisions. There are no indications any drivers were impaired at this early…Read More

  5. Illinois Man Dies After Crash Between Tractor and Semi Truck

    An Illinois man died after his tractor was hit by a semi. Around 1:37 p.m. Sunday, Illinois State Police were called to a crash on US 45 at Muddy Road. Troopers say 60-year-old Raymond Bowles of Harrisburg was driving a tractor at a slow rate of speed in the right lane of US 45 at Muddy Road. 56-year-old Kevin Voelker of Omaha, Illinois was driving a semi truck on the same section of road at a hig…Read More

  6. Drunk Driver Kills Family of Five in Kentucky

    A suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on Interstate 75 in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five family members from Michigan on January 7 2019, killing all six people, authorities said. The southbound pickup truck being driven in the northbound lanes struck the family's sport utility vehicle at 2:30 a.m. in Lexington. The SUV caught fire and all five occupants of that vehicle died, al…Read More

  7. What is the Mental Health Effect of a Car Accident?

    Emotions are High in a Car Wreck When you think of a car accident you immediately think of words like "whiplash", personal injury, property damage and the immediate effects of a car crash but what about the mental effects of the car wreck? Those things that you also recognize as "pain and suffering" and intentional infliction of emotional distress are also relevant factors in assessing the damages…Read More

  8. Distracted Intoxicated UPS driver with Alcohol, Marijuana, Caused Multi-Vehicle Car Crash

    A UPS truck driver is accused of having an open container of alcohol as well as marijuana Friday night when his truck hit three vehicles and causing a multivehicle car crash. Passengers in the vehicles hit by the UPS truck were transported to various hospitals, police said.  Charges against the UPS driver, whose identity was not revealed, are pending the results of laboratory tests, police said. …Read More

  9. Truck Accidents Differ From Auto Accidents

    When someone is in an auto accident that involves a truck, they might wrongly believe that there is no difference between accidents involving cars and those involving trucks. When a truck is involved in a collision, it is typically more serious and the consequences are worse for both drivers. When you are hit by a truck, your risks for injury are much greater than they would be in the average car …Read More