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20 Facts about Truck Accidents from a Truck Accident Attorney

Written by Cooper and Friedman on March 16, 2018

The trucking industry is an important part of the nation’s economy. The industry hauls trillions of dollars’ worth of goods back and forth across America. Trucks are involved in thousands of accidents each year due to the amount of time these drivers spend on the road. A truck accident can be caused by wide variety of […]

A Car Accident Attorney Explains What Factors Determine Safest Vehicles

Written by Cooper and Friedman on December 20, 2017

In the United States, a car’s safety rating is determined by the National Highway Traffic Administration or NHTSA. Every new car in the U.S. undergoes a series of crash tests by the NHTSA. The NHTSA’s findings are then published on their site SaferCar.gov where anyone can access the information. You’ve probably heard the phrase “five-star […]

Understanding GPS and How It Plays a Role in Distracted Driving

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 29, 2017

As car accident attorneys, we recently shared a blog post on scary driving statistics that every driver should know. We were surprised to find that distracted driving is the leading cause of car accidents in the United States. Almost 80% of all accidents on the nation’s highways are caused by distracted driving, according to the […]

Comparing Car Insurance in Indiana vs. Kentucky

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 15, 2017

Moving to another state is stressful. In addition to all the normal stressors like downsizing, packing, and making the move itself, you also have to learn the laws of your new state. Rules regarding car insurance change from state to state, so your rights in the case of an accident may change in your new […]

Scary Driving Statistics Every Driver Should Know from Car Accident Lawyers

Written by Cooper and Friedman on October 18, 2017

A car accident can happen at any moment, anywhere in the blink of an eye. When you get behind a vehicle and make the decision to operate it, you are controlling a piece of machinery that can accelerate up to 125 mph, weighs 2 tons, and is going to be in an area populated by […]

Self-Driving Cars & Insurance: What You Need to Know

Written by Cooper and Friedman on August 15, 2017

Self-driving cars were once merely a concept of the future. Now they seem much closer to reality with companies like Tesla, Toyota, and Lexus constructing models and test driving them. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety predicts that by 2025 there will be 3.5 million self-driving vehicles on the road. By 2030? 4.5 million. There […]

Vehicle-Related Product Recalls: An Overview

Written by Cooper and Friedman on July 18, 2017

Product recalls occur every day. Most product recalls are related to contaminated foods or children’s products that pose a threat; however, vehicle-related product recalls are becoming more and more common. According to the DOT’s NHTSA, around 30,000 lives were lost on highways across the United States in 2009. Most deaths were the result of collisions; […]

A Car Accident Attorney Explains 10 Things You Should NOT Do After A Crash

Written by Cooper and Friedman on June 5, 2017

Getting in a car accident is a traumatizing experience that often leaves victims shaken up for hours, and sometimes longer, after the accident occurs. Whether the car accident is a fender bender or an injury crash, stress from the accident can often cause people to not think clearly. However, in the unfortunate event of a car accident, it […]

Helpful Tips for a Long Road Trip

Written by Cooper and Friedman on April 4, 2017

A road trip is often an appealing form of long distance transportation. For one, it allows for freedom and independence in your travel choices. You can decide the route to take, when to leave, how frequently you want to make pit stops, and more. While there are many advantages to taking control of your travel plans, […]

Motorcycle Accidents – Facts and Safety Tips

Written by Cooper and Friedman on January 12, 2017

People are choosing to ride motorcycles now more than ever for a wide variety of reasons. Many people enjoy the exhilarating experience of being behind the wheel of a motorcycle. Others choose to ride them because they can be a much more affordable mode of transportation. However, fast, fuel efficient, motorized bikes come with increased […]

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