Car Accident

Can a Car Accident Cause Arthritis?

by William Mattar | July 6th, 2020

A car accident can cause a variety of injuries. From broken bones to head injuries, the list of possible injuries after a car crash is unending.  An injury often overlooked is arthritis. Being involved in a car accident may aggravate preexisting arthritis or cause acute post-traumatic arthritis. In cases where an accident causes or aggravates […]

How to Treat Whiplash from a Car Accident

by William Mattar | June 25th, 2020

Whiplash is a common car accident injury, but it can be a bit tricky. It can take hours or even days for symptoms to manifest. For this reason, it is important to pay attention to the symptoms and seek medical treatment at the first sign of whiplash. If left untreated, whiplash can be very serious. […]

Can a Car Accident Aggravate Scoliosis?

by William Mattar | June 23rd, 2020

A serious car accident can significantly affect a person’s health and well-being. The severity of a car accident can also lead to serious back and spine injuries, such as scoliosis, which is a curvature in the spinal column. In a healthy, uninjured person, the spinal cord is straight, helping to keep the body upright. In […]

How Long do You Have to Report a Car Accident?

by William Mattar | June 18th, 2020

A car accident can leave you confused and stressed, wondering what your next step should be. One of the first steps you should take after a car accident is to report the incident. You should look at the Vehicle and Traffic Law to see what your obligations are. When to Report a Car Accident Under […]

Should Car Seats be Replaced After a Car Accident?

by William Mattar | June 17th, 2020

If you are a parent, purchasing a car seat for your child is one of the most important purchases you will ever make. Most parents put a ton of research into buying a car seat, trying to find the best one for their child. This makes sense, as a child seat is the primary safety […]

How Much Does an Accident Devalue a Car?

by William Mattar | June 16th, 2020

If you have been in a car accident that has not totaled your car, you may be wondering how the crash has devalued your car. Several factors affect your car’s value following a car accident, including the value of your vehicle before the accident; previous accident history of the vehicle; how much damage the vehicle […]

How to Get a Rental Car After an Accident

by William Mattar | June 2nd, 2020

If you have just been involved in a car accident that left your car totaled or in need of repair, you may need a rental vehicle. Every situation is unique and the answer will depend on your specific situation. Here are several things to consider when renting a car after a crash. Paying for the […]

What Happens After a Deposition in a Car Accident Case?

by William Mattar | April 28th, 2020

If you have been injured in a car accident and have decided to pursue a claim against the at-fault driver, you may be wondering what the legal process entails. In fact, you may have been called to give a deposition. This is part of the discovery phase of the lawsuit, and it is natural to […]

How Long After a Car Accident can Whiplash Occur?

by William Mattar | April 21st, 2020

If you have ever been in a car accident, you may have sustained whiplash, which is a common injury. The symptoms of whiplash may not appear right away. Not treating a whiplash injury can have consequences, and it should be taken seriously. What Causes Whiplash? Whiplash is an injury to your neck, which may impact […]

What are the Leading Causes of Fatal Car Accidents?

by William Mattar | April 16th, 2020

Even with yearly improvements in car safety, fatal car accidents still occur. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2018 nearly 37,000 people were killed in car accidents. Fatal car accidents occur for a variety of different reasons, but there are some car crash circumstances that are more common than others. By […]