Proving Fault in Auto Accidents

 In the United States if an injured person wants to receive compensatory damages resulting from an accident, they are going to have to establish who was at fault for the accident. Some accidents, like rear-end collisions, are easier to establish fault than others. Other types of accidents, like those involving hit and run accidents and…

Police Officer Testimony in Auto Accident Cases

 Automobile accidents are usually attended to with police assistance.  The police create reports, which are required to be completed by the officers when they are called to the scene of an accident.  In some instances, the presence of the officers has created complications for the involved parties. As a result, many drivers are confused about…

Seat Belts and Auto Accidents

 In the United States it is the law for operators and passengers of automobiles to use seatbelts. Seatbelts have been instrumental in preventing injuries and deaths on America’s roadways. For those who have been injured in an auto accident, whether or not the injured party was wearing a seatbelt may have some bearing on the…

No Fault Car Accident Laws

 No fault laws are gaining popularity as US citizens are demanding more tort reform in their states. No fault insurance is typically associated with automobile claims. With such insurance, when an accident occurs an injured party’s own insurance will cover for some portion of the bodily injury. If the injury exceeds the amount of coverage,…