Car accidents can create stress and misery and that can lead to making some very unwise assumptions about being compensated. If a careless driver has caused you to be injured, try to avoid making the below very common post-accident assumptions. The Other Driver Is Sorry So You Express Sympathy Too It's perfectly natural to sympathize with the other driver after the wreck. However, you must be extremely careful what you say about the accident — particularly how it happened. [Read More]
What Not To Say To An Insurance Adjuster With A Pending Injury Case
Are you currently dealing with a personal injury lawsuit, but being contacted by the responsible person's insurance adjuster to answer questions? If so, you'll want to be very careful about what you say to them, because it could jeopardize your case. You may even be asked leading questions by the insurance adjuster to give the answers that they are looking for. Here are a few things you should never say with a pending injury case. [Read More]
Who Is Liable If You Are Hit By A Self-Driving Car While Walking Across The Street?
As autonomous taxis, cars, buses, trucks, and airport shuttle vans hit the roads, more accidents with autonomous vehicles (AVs) will happen. Self-driving car makers say their cars will get in significantly fewer accidents than human-driven cars. So if a self-driving car hits you at a crosswalk, will you be able to prove the car is at fault? While awaiting the outcome of the first lawsuit involving a self-driving car and a pedestrian death, filed against Tesla in April in a California court, the responses of self driving car makers to personal injury lawsuits have been mixed. [Read More]
How Death Affects Credit Card Debts
Few people don't have at least one credit card in their wallet. When a person passes away, loved ones left behind may be puzzled as to how to handle balances on credit cards. Read on and find out more about how credit card debts are affected by death. Probate and Debts of the Deceased Unless your loved one has very little debt and property, the estate will have to go through probate. [Read More]