motor vehicle accidents
NTSB Most Wanted List 2014
Posted in Accident & Injury on February 18, 2014
Are you one of this country's 'Most Wanted?' If you've been using your cell phone or other portable electronic device while driving, then you've been engaging in distracted driving—one of the top priorities for the national Transportation Safety Board. Each year, the NTSB releases its Most Wanted List, which represents their advocacy priorities. It is...
Rising Statistics on Tractor Trailer Related Injuries
Posted in Accident & Injury on November 7, 2013
Attorney William J. Price discusses the pitfalls of proving lost wages for a client injured in a tractor-trailer accident. Each day, we go about our lives on the road -- expecting those around us to be alert and aware of their surroundings so as not to cause an accident. Despite improved safety measures, traffic...
Tips to Avoid Traffic Accidents
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 28, 2013
by Arthur M. Elk As a car accident lawyer, I have represented numerous plaintiffs in cases where someone made an error in judgment on the road. Many traffic accidents are the result of distractions, frustrations, impatience, or simply a lack of attention and awareness. Here are a few easy tips on how to avoid...
Dozens injured in Ohio Bus Accident
Posted in Accident & Injury on September 14, 2013
A passenger bus crashed early this morning, just north of Cincinnati. The driver may have fallen asleep. The Greyhound bus was carrying 51 passengers bound for Detroit when it careened off I-75 around 4:00 a.m., violently striking a tree and fence. The out-of-control vehicle flipped over twice before it finally came to rest on...
Texting a Driver May Make You Liable
Posted in Accident & Injury on September 3, 2013
People who send text messages to motorists may be found liable for accidents that occur from texting and driving. In Kubert v. Best, a New Jersey appeals court found that a person who texts someone that is driving can be held liable for personal injuries sustained by others who are involved in an accident caused...
Things to Do Following a Car Accident
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 29, 2013
by Arthur M. Elk Any motor vehicle accident can be incredibly overwhelming. Whether it’s a minor fender bender or major damage, a few bumps and bruises or serious injuries, it is very important to remain calm and collected. There’s a lot to think about. To be prepared, here are a few tips...
Failure to Yield accidents 2nd leading cause of fatal crashes in Ohio
Posted in Accident & Injury on February 19, 2013
By Arthur Elk I was not surprised to hear that excessive speed is the leading cause of fatal motor vehicle accidents in Ohio. It also didn’t surprise me to read what the second leading cause of fatal accidents is: Failure to Yield violations. In 2012, motorists running red lights, stop signs or failing to...