Personal Injury Blog

Jeff Sevey

What Is Driver Negligence?

If you’ve been in an accident and are considering legal action or if you’ve already filed an insurance claim, you may have heard the term ‘negligence’. You may have an idea of what the term means when it comes to work and other personal responsibilities, but what exactly does negligence mean in the context of

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Determining Who Is at Fault In A Car Accident

After a car accident, it may be immediately evident who was at fault. Perhaps the other driver was speeding or even driving the wrong way. Unfortunately, assigning blame after a car accident is not always so obvious, and there may be a dispute about how the accident happened and who is at fault. During the

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How Do Self Driving Cars Affect Your Car Accident Claim?

Self-Driving Cars Today Remember the cartoon The Jetsons and their spaceship cars that flew around? Back then, flying cars or cars that drove themselves seemed too unrealistic to be true. And while we may still have all four tires on the ground, driverless cars aren’t just a fairy tale any longer. The theory supporting driverless

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6 Safe Driving Tips You Probably Didn’t Know

Drive Safe – Arrive Safe Driving a car is dangerous – the number of fatalities due to car accidents in the United States proves that fact. In 2016, over 37,000 people lost their lives in over 34,000 car accidents. Even though passenger vehicles are safer than ever, human error still looms large when it comes

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Soft Tissue Injuries vs. Serious Injuries

If you’ve been injured in an accident and can prove that your injuries were the fault of negligence by another party or entity, there’s a good chance that you have a valid personal injury claim. Unfortunately, simply having a claim won’t ensure that you receive a sizable settlement from the at-fault party’s insurance company. The

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California Personal Injury Settlements Explained

If you’ve been injured in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you’ve taken a physical as well as a financial hit. Your injuries have caused you pain and suffering. They’ve also reduced your mobility so that even performing the simplest of tasks has become difficult, if not impossible. These physical effects, in

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Non-Economic Damages Explained

Every single auto accident that occurs is unique, as are the injuries sustained, whether they are physical, mental, or both. There are damages that are easily calculated – things like medical bills, lost wages, etc. Then there are non-economic damages, which do not have a specific dollar amount attached to them such as pain and

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Taking Pictures After A Car Accident

When you’ve been involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault, it is imperative that you take pictures at the accident scene. Luckily, the prevalence of smartphones makes this much easier than it used to be – after all, not many people would routinely carry a camera with them in their car. But now, we

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What Do Personal Injury Lawyers Do?

You’ve barely made it out of the emergency room after your accident, and all of a sudden you’re inundated with medical bills, accident reports, and requests from insurance companies. You probably feel completely overwhelmed with it all, and might not know what to do next, or who you should talk to at the insurance company.

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