Category Archives: Car Accident

Our Atlantic city personal injury attorneys assist victims of car accidents.

What Evidence Do I Need to Collect After a Car Crash?

Being involved in a car crash can be a devastating experience. In some cases, those involved are fortunate enough to avoid personal injury, but it may be a different story for the car. In extreme cases, damages to your vehicle might be accompanied by injuries to your person. Either way, car accidents are unfortunate occurrences, and we all try to avoid them as best we can. But, however much we wish it were otherwise, car crashes happen every day. For those of us who have recently experienced one, legal recourse may be available. To seek compensation for damages or an injury, you’ll need to build a strong case. To do so requires that you collect as much evidence about the accident as you can.   Proof of Fault In order to prove that you were not at fault, you must collect evidence which places fault upon the other driver. This…
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Is There an Increased Risk for Car Accidents During the Holiday Season?

Your chances of getting into a car accident increase during certain periods of time during the day, the week, and the year. Driving during periods of heavy road congestion (rush hour), inclement weather, or late-night hours can result in a serious car accident. Drunk driving adds to these risks during the holidays. In fact, the holiday season is one of the most dangerous times of the year to drive. Why Do Car Accidents Increase During the Holiday Period? There are more people on the road traveling to visit family and friends for holiday celebrations. Holiday parties and gatherings also result in a sharp increase in drunk drivers. Fatalities resulting from accidents with alcohol-impaired drivers have become extremely predictable between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. More than 40 percent of the car accident fatalities on Christmas and New Year’s involved alcohol, according to the U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and…
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7 Helpful Thanksgiving Road Trip Safety Tips

Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends to travel and see each other for food and celebration. However, Thanksgiving is also one of the deadliest times of year to drive. If you are planning to travel for Thanksgiving, follow these tips to help you along your way. 7 Road Trip Car Safety Tips for Thanksgiving Have your car serviced before your trip. Driving long distances can cause wear and tear to your vehicle, so it’s important to have it in its best shape before your road trip. Ensure that the heater and defroster are working properly, the battery is working fine, your tire pressure is measured, and that your wiper blades are fit for any snow or heavy rain you might experience on the way. Fuel up. To help avoid any additional delays, fill up your car before you head out on the trip. Many accidents during the holidays…
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