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Who is at Fault in a Self-Driving Car Accident?

Published on Feb 13, 2018 at 1:16 pm in Auto Accident.

Technology is advancing in ways that are pushing the automotive industry into exciting new possibilities. The main focus is now on self-driving cars. Many car accidents occur due to driver error, so major automobile manufacturers have been working on developing their own self-driving cars and are even testing some of them in cities.

But this doesn’t mean that self-driving cars are 100 percent safe. They can still cause accidents, which is raising another important question when discussing self-driving cars: Who is at fault?

How Hit-and-Run Investigations Work

Published on Feb 6, 2018 at 2:40 pm in Auto Accident.

When you’re in a car accident in Kentucky, both parties are supposed to stop and exchange information. Then you can proceed to inform your insurance companies and move on from there. But sometimes, one of the parties involved in a car wreck flees the scene. Leaving the scene of an accident automatically makes the accident a hit-and-run, and has serious consequences.

Hit-and-runs are distressing experiences because it combines a car crash and uncertainty of what to do next because the other party drove away. Your first step is calling the police. But you may start to worry about how you’re going to prove the hit-and-run to your insurance provider. In cases like this, you should contact a Louisville hit-and-run accident lawyer from Thomas Law Offices. We understand that you’re worried about the future and will do everything we can to get you compensation.

Early Warning Signs of Shock After a Major Accident

Published on Jan 17, 2018 at 2:22 pm in Auto Accident.

Immediately following the trauma of a major car accident, it’s possible for victims to go into a state of shock that may or may not be accompanied by symptoms of other injuries. Shock is a life-threatening physical condition that results when there is insufficient blood flow throughout the body.

Shock can lead to more serious complications including oxygen deprivation, heart attack, or even organ damage. If left untreated, a victim experiencing shock may not be able to survive their injuries.

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, it’s crucial to keep an eye out for any symptoms of shock as well as keep a close watch on anyone else who was involved in the crash. Shock requires medical attention as soon as possible to restore blood and oxygen flow.

Uber Enters Agreement to Buy 24,000 Self-Driving Cars

Published on Nov 21, 2017 at 2:51 pm in Auto Accident.

While futuristic depictions of cars usually have them flying, we’re entering a new phase of vehicle technology. It might not get wheels off the ground, but that doesn’t make it any less impressive.

The future looks like it’s going to have self-driving cars, and the market is already responding. Volvo is teaming up with Uber to get self-driving cars on the road and ready for use by passengers.

In 2019, Uber plans to purchase 24,000 of Volvo’s self-driving cars and use them instead of human-operated vehicles.

Distracted Driving Infographic: Ending Distracted Driving Stops With Us

Published on Oct 25, 2017 at 5:30 pm in Auto Accident.

We’ve all been distracted while driving. If we miss an offramp while enabling GPS or quickly text a friend when stuck in traffic, we’re distracted. When we’re chatting with a friend in the passenger seat and miss a turn or eat a burger on the way home from work and almost miss seeing a stop sign, we’re distracted.

Some acts of distraction are potentially more dangerous than others, but the bottom line is simple:

Distraction kills.