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Window tinting, visibility, and accidents

There are all sorts of ways in which traffic collisions occur, whether a driver collides with another vehicle while making a turn at dangerous speeds or someone falls asleep at the wheel. However, visibility can also play a role in motor vehicle collisions. For example, fog might interfere with someone’s ability to see what is in front of them, leading to an accident. In some cases, a vehicle with tinted windows might also impact a driver’s visibility, making them unable to see other vehicles and obstacles on the road as clear as possible.

Nicotine and auto accidents

We have been over different factors that can lead to a crash, such as a driver’s decision to get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol. That said, there are many more factors that can play a role in motor vehicle accidents that are not given as much attention. For example, many people may not be aware that nicotine and nicotine delivery methods, from smokeless tobacco to cigarettes and vaping, could make an accident more likely in certain instances.

Pregnancy and motor vehicle accidents

We have looked at motor vehicle crashes from different viewpoints, but some people are in unique circumstances which make a crash especially devastating. For example, someone who is pregnancy may fear that an accident has injured their unborn child, which can lead to a great deal of stress. Worse, some accidents have even proved fatal for pregnant women and their children. Our law office knows how challenging these crashes can be for pregnant women and their loved ones.

Obtaining medical records after a wreck

Following a motor vehicle crash, you may be facing a plethora of challenges. Often, victims of car accidents require medical treatment due to a broken bone or another type of injury. Getting the medical care you need is pivotal, but your path to recovery should not end there. Depending on what happened, it may be a wise decision to take your case to the courtroom or file an insurance claim. We realize that you may need to obtain your medical records in order secure the compensation you are counting on.

Car crash victims and online posts

In the information age, it is especially important to be careful when it comes to online behavior and activity. This is relevant to many aspects of life but is particularly true with regard to the process of recovering from a car accident. If you plan on filing an accident claim with your insurance company or are contemplating legal action against a driver who has virtually destroyed your life, you may want to avoid discussing certain facets of the collision or the difficulties you are facing on the internet. For some people, online activity has had a negative impact on the outcome of their case, interfering with their ability to access benefits they desperately needed.

Trick-or-treating and traffic crashes

For parents, Halloween can be a fun holiday to experience with children, but it can also be stressful. Going door-to-door and transporting kids to and from activities can add even more to a parent's plate. Sadly, some parents and their children are involved in traffic collisions during this holiday, which can be even more likely to occur for different reasons. Not only is there often an increase in pedestrian traffic on Halloween, but many people attend parties and consume alcohol, some of whom decide to drive afterward. Our firm knows the numerous hardships that victims of these wrecks face during any time of year and we believe that negligent drivers should be held legally responsible for suffering they cause.

Obstructed vision and traffic accidents

People recognize many of the well-known and highly-publicized risk factors associated with traffic crashes, such as DUI, using a cell phone behind the wheel, and speeding. That said, there are many other potential hazards and risks that can cause a motor vehicle accident, such as obstructed vision or poor eyesight. If you are trying to recover from a crash that happened because a driver could not see the road appropriately, our law firm understands the different levels of pain you may be trying to work through, from a physical, mental, and financial standpoint.

Different examples of distracted driving

For some drivers, the sight of a spider on or near their body can be terrifying. Unfortunately, this can evoke so much fear that they might take their eyes away from the road for a few seconds, just enough time to cause them to lose control of their vehicle and collide with another car. If you were hit by a driver who was distracted due to their fear of spiders, or failed to pay attention to the road for any other reason, it is essential for you to look into your legal rights. Sadly, drivers will keep putting the lives of others at risk due to these distractions and other factors.

How can I avoid a rollover accident?

There are many dangers that you should be mindful of, as a driver. For example, you should avoid getting behind the wheel if you think you might have had a bit much too drink. Moreover, you should watch out for going over the speed limit or driving when road conditions are poor due to inclement weather. However, there are other risks that drivers face across Texas, such as the threat of a rollover accident. In order to avoid finding yourself in one of these crashes, it may be beneficial to review some information on these accidents.

What is really covered under your auto insurance plan?

When you purchased your new car, you also bought "full coverage" auto insurance to protect you and your vehicle in case of an accident. However, you were driving home from work when a distracted motorist hit you and drove away. Now your bills are coming in, and you are paying a lot more than you expected. Shouldn't auto insurance cover all of your medical and car repair bills?

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