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Traffic Fatalities spike in Ohio

For almost fifteen years, the estimated number of fatal car accidents on our nation’s highways has been in a slow-but-steady decline.  However, an announcement made last week by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that deadly traffic accidents are on the rise once again. The latest estimates for 2015 showed a nine percent [...]

The Dangers of Texting While Driving

Texting while driving is a deadly habit.  Research has shown that texting while driving is a distraction that is responsible for tragic accidents all over the country.  I came across the following information on the Ohio BMV website and wanted to share it with you.  This is an important topic.  I urge you to discuss [...]

Driver in Tracy Morgan Trucking Accident had Not Slept

You might have read the sad news from the entertainment world recently about the trucking accident that killed a comedian and injured TV star Tracy Morgan.  According to news reports, Morgan had hired a driver and a limo bus to take himself and some fellow comedians home from a show in Delaware.  Kevin Roper was [...]

Should I give a Recorded Statement to an Insurance Adjuster?

     Very shortly after you have been involved in an automobile, motorcycle or truck accident, you will probably receive a call from an insurance adjuster.  The adjuster is an employee of the insurance company that represents the other driver.  They are usually very friendly and will want to discuss the accident with you.  They will [...]

Texting and Driving in a Trucking Accident

Texting while Driving in a Trucking Accident   In the most recent edition of The Trial Lawyer, there was an article that pointed out the terrifying statistics behind texting and driving injuries and deaths.  According to the article, the National Highway Safety Administration reports that texting while driving is six times more likely to result [...]