In many cases, there aren't any huge issues if you're hit by an uninsured driver. You may be able to seek compensation directly, of course, but your own insurance may help cover the costs if the other driver doesn't have the proper policy.
Distracted driving is becoming a bigger problem on the road than ever before. It is not only texting and phone calls that divert drivers from their task. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that in 2013, about 20 percent of all motor vehicle accidents were due to distracted driving.
The odds of being hurt in a truck accident are exceptionally high for those in passenger cars. Part of the reason for this increased risk is just that trucks are so heavy, often weighing 25 times what a passenger car weighs. That's a lot of potential energy to be transferred into the smaller vehicle.
Back at the end of November, a car went off of the 405 Freeway and ran into a homeless camp. One person was killed and two others were hurt in the accident. The wreck happened after seven in the evening, with the time of death listed as 7:23 pm.
You were walking through a store, minding your own business, when a box suddenly tumbled down from above. It might have been unsteady because of customers trying to reach it, or maybe workers hadn't put the stock away correctly. Either way, you now have a nasty injury to your head and need medical attention. Who should be held responsible for this accident?