Motor Vehicle Accident 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.
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!
Big Truck Accidents Can Cause Injury or Death
Posted by: Admin on October 12, 2016
Big trucks cause big accidents for motorists—and even pedestrians. Official statistics show that one out of every eight automobile accident fatalities involve large trucks, and every 16 minutes, a crash or collision involving a big truck occurs. In most big truck accidents, liable parties that can be sued may include the driver of the truck, the commercial vehicle owner, the owner of the freight, the employer of the driver, the manufacturer of the truck cab, trailer or other truck equipment, and even third-party maintenance companies.
Motorcycle Accident Victims May Be Eligible for Compensation
Posted by: Admin on April 21, 2016
Ask any motorcyclist, and they’ll likely tell you there are few things they enjoy more than hitting the open road on their iron horse. Given the long winter season here in Ohio, it’s no stretch at all to understand the passion that motorcyclists have for this pastime. With motorcycle season comes the threat of cycle-related injuries. If injuries occur on the road, you or a loved one may be eligible for compensation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Recovery from a Traumatic Brain Injury caused by a Motor Vehicle Accident
Posted by: Admin on April 22, 2015
Every year, 2.4 million people suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Of these injuries, over 17% are caused by automobile accidents according to the CDC. However, evidence of TBI is not always immediately apparent.
Hit and Run Car Accidents
Posted by: Admin on April 10, 2015
A hit and run accident can have devastating consequences not only to the victim, but to the members of the victim's family. Recently, a 5th grade teacher from Shaker Heights was killed by a hit and run driver while he was out jogging around 5:30 pm on January 24, 2015. The driver had been stopped by the police for a traffic violation and when the police approached the vehicle the driver fled the scene. The car was found abandoned down the road from the scene of the accident and the driver had disappeared. The family was left with a great loss and many unanswered questions.