Car Accidents Blogs

Snowmobile Accidents Happen All-Too-Frequently in the Winter. When Accidents Happen, Victims are Entitled to Compensation for Their Losses.

Posted by: Admin on January 20, 2017

With our cold winter temperatures and varied terrain, snowmobiling is a favorite pastime of many here in Northeast Ohio. While it offers fun and excitement, snowmobiles are dangerous motorized vehicles, and like any motorized vehicle, accidents can happen.

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Tow Truck Drivers Work Overtime in the Winter. When Accidents Happen, Victims are Entitled to Compensation for Their Losses

Posted by: Admin on January 5, 2017

While drowsy driving can affect any motorists, tow truck drivers are working long hours during our winter months here in Northeast Ohio—and they are especially prone to drowsy driving. The work that tow truck drivers must perform is grueling and occurs repeatedly in cold temperatures, over long hours. During our winter months, many tow truck drivers are sleep-deprived, and when sleep-deprived drivers get behind the wheel, accidents happen.

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Rude Awakening: Drowsy Driving Causes Serious Accidents. Victims are Entitled to Compensation

Posted by: Admin on December 8, 2016

According to new research by the American Automobile Association (AAA), drivers who miss two to three hours of sleep a day more than quadruple their risk of getting involved in a crash, compared to drivers who sleep for seven hours.

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Whiplash Can Cause Debilitating Pain and Lead to High Medical Bills

Posted by: Admin on October 28, 2016

It all happened so fast…

There you were, driving home from work late one afternoon, minding your own business, thinking back on the day’s events and contemplating dinner just like you’ve done every other day of every other week. Except on this day, WHACK!

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Curves Ahead: Navigating an Uncertain Regulatory Path in the Coming Age of Self-Driving Vehicles

Posted by: Admin on February 2, 2016

“Look, Ma – no hands!”

Chances are, a much younger you exclaimed this at high volume as your two-wheeled chariot rolled (somewhat) unsteadily down a neighborhood sidewalk one fine day. Arms extended into the air, feet pedaling madly, you grinned from ear to ear as you unburdened yourself from the tether of hand-controlled cycling. In that fleeting moment, life was good; anything was possible (including scrapped knees, unfortunately).

That was then. But soon – and some say very soon – we all may get another opportunity to proclaim our hands-free navigational prowess, because like it or not, the driverless vehicle is on its way.

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Uber Insurance Legislation Awaits Governor’s Signature – What It Means for You

Posted by: Admin on January 14, 2016

A bill enacted in December 2015 by the Ohio General Assemblyestablishes uniform insurance requirements for transportation service companies, including Uber and Lyft. The law will become effective on March 23.

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Five Tips for a Safer Holiday Season

Posted by: Admin on December 8, 2015

Over the course of the year, we have written blogs to remind our clients and friends about the ramifications of driving while engaging in dangerous behavior like texting and talking as well as other forms of distracted driving. We have provided tips about safer parking, cycling and even safe walking. The holiday season is a time of celebration, festivities and cheer. At the same time, Christmas ranks as one of the highest on the list of the most dangerous holidays, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Nager, Romaine & Schneiberg wishes all of our readers a safe and happy holiday season.

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10 Tips to Follow After a Car Accident

Posted by: Admin on August 5, 2015

Throughout our blog series on distracted driving, we have highlighted behavior that contributes to distracted driving as well as many of its repercussions. As we highlighted in our first blog, “The Rising Cost of Distracted Driving: Facts and Stats,” distracted driving is now the third cause of road fatalities—at any given daylight moment across the U.S., approximately 600,000 drivers are using cell phones or manipulating electronic devices while driving.

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Distracted Driving: Keeping Kids Safe

Posted by: Admin on July 21, 2015

In earlier blogs in this series, we’ve covered the rising cost of distracted driving and its cost on the workplace. And while most people associate distracted driving with texting and talking on the phone, there are other contributing factors, such as families driving with children in the back seat. A recent study suggests that children are 12 times a greater cause of driver distraction than cell phones.

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Distracted Driving: Parking Lot Accidents

Posted by: Admin on June 29, 2015

A parking lot isn’t the first place that comes to mind when thinking about distracted driving and traffic accidents. Yet, it may surprise you to learn that according to Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 20 percent of vehicle accidents and more than half of back-over injuries take place in parking lots. Further, the Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that one of ten property crimes occur in a parking lot or garage. So, what can you do to protect yourself and other drivers and pedestrians?

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