Entries by Pete Burns

What Are the Risks of Crush Injuries During a Car Crash?

Your body can only withstand so much pressure before it begins to collapse under the force—and that is how crush injuries happen. Crush injuries are relatively common in car crashes, thanks to the enormous amount of force created by a motor vehicle. Even at low speeds, a multi-ton car can cause significant damage to a […]

Why Are Pedestrian Accidents Increasing in Alabama?

Whether you’re walking to school, work, the grocery store, or the park, you should feel safe—but for many pedestrians, that simply isn’t the case. It’s hard to say that it’s just an issue of unsafe driving or reckless pedestrians, though, since both play a role in this growing issue. Pedestrian accidents have been on the […]

Car Infotainment Systems: An Underreported Source of Driver Distractions

Each new generation of cars has new safety, entertainment, and productivity features designed to make our time on the road better and less stressful. Unfortunately, sometimes these features backfire and actually make driving more dangerous. Car infotainment systems are one great example of failed safety and productivity features. Research shows that these systems put drivers […]

How Insurance Companies Use Independent Medical Examinations to Their Advantage

If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, your attorney may be involved in negotiations with the other party’s insurance company as you undergo treatment. Out of nowhere, you’re notified that you are to participate in an independent medical examination. What is this and how can it help or hurt your claim? It’s important to […]