It's not just your intuition. According to a recent study, Cincinnati ranks as one of the cities with the worst drivers in the United States. For those that have been involved in a car accident with a negligent driver, you may be all-too-familiar with this fact. The interesting part of this study is it accounts for weather, taking into consideration when ranking the cities.
In driver's education classes and when reviewing the terms of your insurance, you may have heard that you must contact the police to file a police report after a car accident. While this isn't a bad piece of information for how to proceed following a car accident, the truth is that the officers arriving at the scene do not always file an accident report. In addition, conditions may prevent accident victims from filing a report. In other cases, the full extent of the damages or personal injury may not be realized until after some time has passed. Whatever the situation, one may find themselves at a disadvantage if they are lacking a police report to provide to an insurance company or court after suffering an injury resulting from a car accident.
Multi-vehicle car accidents can involve many different variables, in which an otherwise minor fender bender can manifest into a serious accident with catastrophic injuries.
When it comes to public transportation, there are several options at a person's disposal today. One popular way that has existed for decades is bus transportation. Many of us are introduced to buses at an early as a way to get to and from school. However, many adults use buses as a primary mode of transportation, whether getting to work or other places.
Tragedy struck on an Ohio county road earlier this month. While not all car crashes and their corresponding injuries are preventable, this particular crash appears to have been. Preliminary reports are claiming that a distracted driver was the main factor behind the crash. A vehicle driven by the woman who has passed away was initially rear-ended by the alleged distracted driver.
Every day, countless Americans start their car and head out onto the open road. While the vast majority of these journeys go without incident, some unfortunately meet a disastrous end. Car accidents can leave a person with severe injuries that can impact their function for the rest of their life. Because of the seriousness of these situations, it's crucial that the party who caused the accident is held responsible. Of course, moving through these incidents, especially when major injuries have been inflicted, is one of the most challenging tasks anyone can face. That's why it's important to have experience legal representation on your side.
Following an Ohio car accident, the immediate thoughts of victims may not be related to a personal injury claim for damages. But, after the accident, as they face medical bills and possibly the inability to work or to pay for bills, they may wonder about their options.
There are approximately nine victims killed each day in the United States in car accidents involving distracted driving and another 1,000 are injured. Distracted driving increases the risk of a car accident. In general, distracted driving is considered any activity that removes the driver's attention from driving.
Distracted driving can take a toll physically, emotionally and financially on victims and their families. In addition, distracted driving has caused an increase in car insurance rates in Ohio.
The month of April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted driving is a serious danger on the roadways and can lead to car accidents, motorcycle accidents and truck accidents, all with devastating consequences for victims and their families. Because of the serious concern of distracted driving, it is important to be familiar with what is considered to be "distracted driving" and what to do if harmed by a distracted driver.