When you're involved in a car accident, there are a lot of forms of evidence to gather. The type of damage inflicted, the way that tires leave streaks on the road, and even the direction of debris on the road can say a lot about what happened. Unfortunately, there are some circumstances--both through pure coincidence and malicious intent--where evidence may be hard to see, intentionally hidden, or so subtle that it doesn't tell the whole story. [Read More]
Do You Pay Taxes On A Car Accident Settlement?
There is nothing good about getting in a car accident, especially if it left you injured and unable to work. If you are currently in the process of settling your car accident case and are expecting to receive a large settlement, you should talk to your lawyer about how this could affect your taxes. The settlement you receive will probably be to cover the injuries you experienced and damages to your car, but you may also receive compensation for loss of income, emotional stress, and other types of things like that. [Read More]
Why Do So Few Car Accidents Lead To A Court Case?
With 1.3 million people dying in car crashes each year and millions more experiencing serious injuries and expensive car repair bills, it's surprising that the courts are overrun with auto accident cases. Yet the majority of cases don't make it to court and resolve one way or the other long before that stage. Understanding the reasons why many people choose to find an alternative will help you decide if you want to go through with your auto accident lawsuit. [Read More]
Emotional Driving – Four Conditions Where Other Drivers Could Be Held At Fault
Distracted driving is often a cause for accidents on the road, but even if someone is paying attention, their emotional state could have an impact on the way a vehicle is operated. After being involved in a car accident, it's important to break down all of the aspects of the case. If someone has shown or proven that they have been driving emotionally, then you can hire a car accident attorney to hold them liable for any injuries or damages that may have occurred. [Read More]