Road Traffic Accidents

Road traffic accident claims legal advice from road traffic injury lawyers from Scotland (Glasgow, Edinburgh etc), England (London, Manchester, Birmingham etc), Wales (Cardiff), Republic of Ireland (Dublin, Limerick), Northern Ireland (Belfast) and beyond.

Serious Injuries, Broken Bones And Road Traffic Accidents

October 8, 2014

While the most recent government figures (2012-2013) show that there were relatively fewer fatalities on the roads in the UK than in the rest of Europe, the official data states that the number of people seriously injured on our roads was still a worrying 23,530. The definition of a serious injury varies quite widely: it […]

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Crash Teams to the Rescue! Accident Reconstruction

October 31, 2013

An October Church Fall Festival turned deadly when a sixth grade teacher allegedly lost control of her vehicle due to a possible pedal malfunction, killing a 15 year girl and critically injuring her younger sister.  The driver, Roseanne Piccirilli, cannot be formally charged until the findings of the “freak accident” are revealed.  In minor car […]

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The Most Accident-Prone Vehicles in America

October 29, 2013

According to data from the United States Census Bureau, there were 10.8 million motor vehicle accidents in the United States in 2009.  This number is 6 percent higher than the total number of accidents recorded in 2008 but lower than the amount of vehicle collisions during the years 2000 (13.4 million) and 1990 (11.5 million). […]

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Personal Injury in a Construction Zone

October 21, 2013

Road construction is a nuisance all drivers encounter at some point and time. It is a fact of life. Without it, our road system would plunge into disrepair and make vehicular travel all but impossible. But road construction can be dangerous to drive through. Work zone crash data compiled by the Federal Highway Administration reported […]

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Would Limits On Alcohol Advertising Curb Binge Drinking in New York?

October 20, 2013

Did you know that 90 percent of alcohol consumed by people younger than 21 is through binge drinking? Or that students who binge drink are 14 times more likely to drive drunk than non-bingers? According to the website College Drinking Prevention, the consequences of binge drinking affect virtually all colleges and college students. One of […]

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Are Volvos Considered Reliable Vehicles?

October 1, 2013

Volvos have long held a reputation for being one of the most reliable cars on the market. This reputation has been earned over a long period of time, but late-model Volvos are made differently. To find out if Volvos are reliable, one must consider actual facts. Irv Gordon’s story is one such fact. Irv Gordon, […]

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Tips for Reducing DUIs Throughout the Country

September 30, 2013

It’s no secret that the United States has a problem with people driving their vehicles while under the influence of alcohol. Driving while impaired is not only irresponsible and illegal, but it is extremely dangerous to the driver, their passengers, and any innocent bystanders or drivers. As such, the US is constantly on the lookout […]

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Why Speed Calculation Matters in Relation to a Traffic Collision

September 24, 2013

Automobile accidents are always settled legally when the plaintiff establishes negligence on the part of the respondent. It is not necessary for the respondent to be driving the opposing vehicle, as responsibility for an automobile accident is assigned to the owner of the vehicle whose operator was judged at fault for the accident. This past […]

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Have Traffic Collisions Decreased in the Greater Seattle Area?

September 24, 2013

It is no secret that driving in large metropolitan areas is both stressful and dangerous. However, there have been dramatic increases in the number of traffic cameras, safety precautions, and regulations meant to keep people safer on the roads. Despite the increase in concern, many people are still left asking themselves whether or not these […]

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Why Lawsuits Against Truck Companies are Different

August 30, 2013

Proving negligence in an auto accident frequently boils down to showing that a driver violated a traffic law. Violating a traffic law is often dispositive in proving who was at fault and therefore, who must compensate the victim for losses as a result of the accident.  Every jurisdiction has statutory rules of the road.  If […]

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