How is fault determined in an auto accident?
In general, the driver responsible for the accident is considered at-fault. The police report plays a key role in determining what happened. The police report gathers the versions of what transpired from each party, any witness recollections, assesses the damage and then uses the information gathered to make a determination as to who is at fault. Read More
How is pain and suffering calculated in an auto accident?
After your accident, the insurance companies will calculate your pain and suffering in order to figure out how much you are to be compensated. There are several factors used to determine pain and suffering, some examples include: Read More
How long does a settlement take for auto accident?
The facts surrounding the automobile accident and the extent of the injury will affect the length of time the case lasts until settlement. The length of time varies on a case by case basis dependent on factors such as the extent of your injuries and amount of medical treatment needed. Read More
What can you sue for in an auto accident?
In an automobile accident, you are suing for damages. These damages come in the form of economic damages. If you can prove the negligence of the at-fault driver caused your injury, economic damages can cover current and future medical costs along with loss of wages. Read More
What to do after an auto accident determined not at fault?
An auto accident can be very stressful and injuries can be immediate or occur shortly thereafter. The following is a quick guide of what to do after an accident where you are not at fault: Read More
What to do after an auto accident?
An auto accident can be very traumatic and injuries can be sudden or come on shortly after. The following is a quick guideline of steps to take after an automobile accident.
What to tell insurance companies in an auto accident?
While insurance companies may contact you asking for a recorded statement or wanting you to complete paperwork, DO NOT REPLY OR SIGN ANYTHING, until AFTER speaking with a Steinger, Iscoe & Greene attorney to know what your options are. Read More
Where do car accidents happen most?
Automobile accidents can happen anywhere. In fact, more than half of all automobile accidents occur within 5 miles from a person’s home. Typically this is because of the relaxed feeling we have due to the repetition of driving through one’s own neighborhood. Driving in familiar routes typically causes one to rely more on muscle memory. To avoid the pitfalls of relying on muscle memory, always buckle your seatbelt and stay alert while driving these routine routes. Read More