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How To Effectively Document a Car Accident

When you get into a car accident, time seems to slow down. This “slow-motion effect” comes from your memory kicking into overdrive, documenting everything. Unfortunately, once the adrenaline dies down, people often stop taking note of details.

While I sincerely hope none of you ever need this advice, the best way to handle a car accident is to be like your brain during that slow-motion period—document everything. Though compensation might be far from your mind, the success of your court case often hinges on the extent of your documentation. Read more

Your Rights as a Pedestrian

crosswalkYour Rights as a Pedestrian: What to Do If You’re Involved in a Crosswalk Accident

Walking has plenty of benefits—for your health, your state of mind, and often your wallet. It was the first reliable form of transportation, and seems like the safest, most affordable way from point “A” to point “B.”

However, with more distracted drivers on the road in recent years, the risk of pedestrian accidents has steadily risen. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that “4,735 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in the U.S.” in 2013. More than 150,000 others were treated for injuries. Read more