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The Power of Cell Phones In Trial

The power of using cell phones for evidence in a personal injury case has revolutionized settlement results. Not only are cell phones powerful by using video and photo for proof of the accident and injuries sustained, they also help in urgent situations by being able to quickly call for help notifying 911. It is also critical to […]

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The Deadliest Accident In History

The deadliest accident in the history of New York’s Metro-North railroad killed six people this past week.  Investigators of the accident are looking for answers as to who was at fault.  Again, the use of modern technology will help with this investigation in resolving who was at fault in this accident.  Highway signals, the train, […]

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Higher Risk of Being in a Single Car Accident in Oregon

The Highway Safety Research and Commission has collected automobile accident statistics for 2013 revealing that there are safe driving measures that if followed, will decrease your risk of being in a fatal crash. Those safe driving measures include driving the speed limit, wearing your seat belt, and not driving while intoxicated, which are obvious safety precautions.  […]

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Don’t allow a Concussion to go Undiagnosed from an Automobile Accident.

Head trauma caused by an accident can be serious and should not go undetected.  Closed head injuries are not visible injuries, but are very real and can cause severe health concerns to the victim of an automobile accident where they have sustained a serious jolt, been bumped, or hit to the head. Closed head injuries […]

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What to do When You’re in a Car Accident in Salem, OR – Part I

Every day in America, 90 people lose their lives due to traffic collisions. More than 250 individuals are injured every hour. If you have been involved in an automobile accident in Salem, Oregon, or anywhere in America, there are several important things that should be done at the accident scene and soon afterward. 1) Stop. […]

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What to do When You’re in a Car Accident in Salem, OR – Part II

Here’s the conclusion of our two-part series on what to do and what to not do after you’re in a car accident in Salem, Oregon, or anywhere in America. In the first post we left off on tip number four: 5)  Take photographs.  Be sure to capture photographs of any skid marks and get close-up […]

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Elderly Driving: Knowing When to Stop

When individuals reach a certain age, their driving abilities change.  Due to such changes, they are a higher risk for accidents.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2011, individuals over the age of 65 made up 17% of traffic fatalities and 8% of all individuals injured in traffic crashes.  The video below, […]

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Personal Injury Basics, Part 1: PIP

Every profession has its alphabet soup of acronyms, and personal injury attorneys are certainly no exception to that rule. Today we will be talking about one of the terms most frequently used by accident lawyers, doctors, and insurance company claims representatives when they talk about drivers, passengers, cyclists and pedestrians involved in auto accidents: that […]

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Keeping the Speed Down

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, speeding is involved in one third of all fatal auto accidents. There are over 13,000 lives lost due to speeding accidents each year. It takes an economic toll as well: speeding related accidents cost society about $40 billion annually, according to the National Safety Council. While drivers […]

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Protect Yourself from Aggressive Drivers

Aggressive drivers are not just frustrating, they are dangerous. Aggressive driving, as defined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, encompasses more than just the obvious tailgating and road rage. It also includes distracted driving, like eating while behind the wheel, and speeding. The link below provides information from the NHTSA about how to recognize […]

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