More than 6 million vehicle accidents occur annually. Most only involve property damage, but around one third of those accidents involve personal injury. Being involved in a motor vehicle accident, regardless of where the accident happens, can be an unnerving situation. When you are on vacation or traveling and become involved in an auto accident out-of-state, the situation can be especially stressful since you are in unfamiliar surroundings. State laws generally impose legal obligations on everyone involved in an accident, therefore, knowing what to do and how to protect your interests, as well as contacting a local personal injury attorney, can save you from personal and financial hardships down the road.
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All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) can be a fun source of recreation. You can jump over hills, ride through rough paths, and add adventure to your day at the beach. However, ATVs are also dangerous. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 700 people are killed and 135,000 injured annually in ATV accidents. A Philadelphia car accident personal injury lawyer from Alfred Abel Law Offices can help in the event you have been injured in an ATV accident.
Ridesharing companies are becoming more abundant and Lyft and Uber currently dominate the market. With just a few taps on your phone, a car will arrive in minutes to take you wherever you need to go. However, Uber and Lyft drivers can have accidents as easily as anyone. Who is responsible in the event you are injured in a car accident? You may assume that Uber or Lyft are ultimately responsible. However, their liability is heavily dependent on when and how you were injured. In this latest Alfred Abel Law Offices post, we look at the details regarding car accident personal injury and ridesharing.
Public transportation, and especially buses, are crucial modes of transport for millions of people every day. Buses are the cheapest and easiest way that cities can offer public transportation. Unfortunately, buses can be prone to accidents like any other vehicle. A car accident personal injury lawyer from Alfred Abel Law Offices discusses the inherent risks to riding buses, and how unwary victims often suffer severe injuries.
Taxi cab accidents are a category of personal injury suits. Like car accidents, taxi accidents can involve victims who are both (1) passengers and (2) other motorists. For this second installment, we will discuss taxi passengers and motorists who are struck by taxis, and how a car accident personal injury lawyer can assist.