Teens and Distracted Driving: How Parents Can Teach Them to Drive Safely

Recent studies consistently show that parents underestimate the dangers of distracted teen driving. AAA Foundation for Traffic and Safety researchers have analyzed the six seconds leading up to a crash in nearly 1,691 videos of crashes involving drivers ages 16-19 and found that distraction was a factor in 58% of crashes. Distraction played a role in 89% of road-departure crashes and 76% of rear-end crashes. As parents, it is critical to educate our children who drive about distracted driving and its …

What Makes A Good Personal Injury Attorney?

If you’ve been seriously injured, you will need a knowledgeable personal injury attorney to file a lawsuit on your behalf or to negotiate a fair settlement. But how can you determine if your choice is a good personal injury attorney? What questions do you ask to be sure you get the best representation for your case? Initially, it is important to know the answers to questions like: What is their skill and experience in the courtroom? How many cases have they …

Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention

Domestic violence is a serious and prevalent problem in the United States today. As we approach the two most common days of domestic abuse in the U.S., Christmas Day and the Super Bowl Sunday, it’s a good time to take a look at some facts about domestic violence and what you can do to prevent it. What is Domestic Violence? Domestic violence occurs between people involved in close personal relationships and can take many forms, including physical, sexual, emotional and/or …

What Is a Contingency Fee?

If you are pursuing a civil lawsuit, you may have heard the term “contingency fee.” Read on to find out all you need to know about contingency fees and if that kind of agreement is right for you. What Is a Contingency Fee? Simply put, when an attorney works on a contingency fee agreement, the client will only pay fees if the lawyer is successful. In essence, payment is contingent on a favorable outcome of the case. In this kind …