What Are the Risks of Someone Borrowing Your Car?
There’s nothing wrong with being selective about who borrows your car. A vehicle is a powerful, expensive machine that kills over a million people every year. Your car is also your property, your responsibility, and, often, your means of access to work, school, food, community, and many other aspects of life. There is certainly risk […]
When to See a Neurologist After a Car Accident
Doctors who specialize in disorders and injuries affecting the brain, spinal cord, and surrounding muscles and nerves are referred to as neurologists. For those involved in a car accident, visiting a neurologist may not be something that is initially considered. But too many people ignore the signs that their accident caused nerve damage, a spinal […]
How Climate Change May Affect Our Roads, Highways, and the Frequency of Car Accidents
On October 7, 2021, the White House announced the release of Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plans from more than 20 federal agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Education, Labor, Commerce, Homeland Security, and Transportation. These Climate Adaptation Plans detailed the methods that each agency’s facilities and operations would adopt in order to become increasingly resilient […]
Which Intersections in Chicago Are the Most Dangerous?
When you get behind the wheel, you expect to get to your intended destination safely and timely. However, when negligent drivers are on the road, this doesn’t always happen. Intersections are among the most common spots for accidents, especially in Chicago. But why is that? In this blog, we’ll take a look at why intersections […]
Car Accident Soreness: What to Expect in the Weeks After a Crash
The moments following a car accident are filled with adrenaline, so much so that even if you’re injured, you may not experience pain. But as your body adjusts and your brain’s chemicals return to their normal state, the pain is likely to start. So even if you seek medical attention and have your injuries treated, […]
Multi-Vehicle Accidents: Who Pays for Chain Reaction Crashes?
You’re driving down the road on your way to work in heavy traffic. Everything seems standard for your morning commute until you’re sideswiped by a passing vehicle and subsequently rear-ended by the car behind you when you brake. Emergency responders arrive at the scene, and you’re treated for your injuries and told to follow up […]
When Is Another Party Responsible for a Single-Car Accident?
When you think of car accidents, typically, you picture two or more vehicles colliding and one of those drivers being at fault for the damages done to both cars, trucks, and bikes. Or if only one vehicle is involved in the accident, you assume it was the driver’s fault that the crash occurred. Actually, it’s […]
To What Extent Are Backup Cameras Improving Vehicle Safety?
Driver assistance technologies, when used properly, have the potential to keep drivers, passengers, and pedestrians safe. As car developers and manufacturers continue to outfit the newest vehicles with the newest safety features, some of the most common focus on forward collisions prevention, lane and side assist, maintaining safe distances, and backing up and parking. In […]
What You Should Know About Accident Liability When Carpooling
Carpooling is an excellent option for coworkers or friends who are going to the same place. It helps reduce the number of cars on the road, which is helpful logistically and environmentally. While you’re choosing to carpool for efficiency and less stress, it could be a disadvantage if you get into a car accident because […]
Determining Fault in Parking Lot Accidents
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. Doing anything in a parking lot—driving, walking, steering a cart—requires your full attention. Even though all the cars and people move slowly through parking lots, an accident can happen very quickly and cause […]
Missouri Car Seat Laws
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. When you’re traveling with your little one in the car you want them to be as safe as possible, so you strap them into a car seat in the back seat. You might […]
Can Bulging Disks Occur After a Car Accident?
After a car accident or any other type of personal injury you may notice pain in your neck or back. Wisely, you decide to go see a doctor and he tries to resolve your pain conservatively (without surgery) by recommending anti-inflammatories, physical therapy, and home stretching programs. However, your pain doesn’t go away and eventually […]
How Fault Is Determined in Car Accidents Caused by Traffic Violations
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. Traffic violations happen all the time. They can range from something as minimal as parking in front of a fire hydrant, to something as dangerous as driving under the influence. A traffic violation […]
What Should I Give the Insurance Adjuster if I’ve Been in an Accident?
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. Short answer: Nothing! If you are negotiating your personal injury case on your own with the at-fault party’s insurance adjuster, then you’ve probably dealt with a few things. First, insurance companies regularly switch […]
What Are the Different Types of Car Accidents?
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. When you’re involved in a car accident, the nature of the damage sustained and of your injuries depend on many factors. Some of these factors include elements such as the position the vehicles […]