Misuse of Rear-Facing Infant and Convertible Car Seats

Fri 8 Nov, by on Personal Injury

Misuse of Rear-Facing Infant and Convertible Car Seats

Car accidents happen around us on a daily basis. In 2018, there were 36,560 motor vehicle traffic fatalities in the United States.¹ It is no secret that properly wearing a seat belt while driving or riding in a car can help reduce the severity of injuries in the event of an accident. The same goes for children who are riding in the backseat of a car. When it comes to child safety, it is extremely …

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What Are Drivers Doing at the Time of an Accident?

Wed 30 Oct, by on Personal Injury

What Are Drivers Doing at the Time of an Accident?

There are so many things that can become distractions while you are driving a car. A recent survey¹ by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (involving approx. 6,000 drivers) showed that the people who were involved in a car accident or near-accident during the prior year were not paying attention (19%), were falling asleep (8%), were adjusting the radio or GPS (8%), were using an app on their cell phone (7%), were daydreaming (6%), were …

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Do It Now: Name a Guardian for Your Minor Child(ren)

Wed 11 Apr, by on Estate Planning, Firm News, Personal Injury, Probate

We know it’s hard. Thinking about someone else raising your children stops us all in our tracks. It feels crushing and too horrific to consider. But you must. If you don’t, a stranger will determine who raises your children if something happens to you – your child’s guardian could be a relative you despise or even a stranger you’ve never met. No one will ever be you or parent exactly like you, but there is …

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