Entries by Pete Mackey

Car Accidents and the Gig Economy: Legal Implications for Delivery Drivers

The gig economy has revolutionized the way goods and services are delivered, impacting the role of delivery drivers and their legal rights. As independent contractors, drivers lack the benefits and stability of traditional employees. Understanding liability and insurance coverage is vital, with most delivery companies providing limited protection. It’s essential for delivery drivers to advocate for their rights, ensuring a safe work environment and asserting their autonomy. In the unfortunate event of a car accident, drivers may need to pursue personal injury claims to recover compensation for damages. Navigating the legal implications requires awareness and expert guidance for those who rely on gig work for their livelihoods.

What Does Maximum Medical Improvement Mean in a Car Crash Claim?

If you’ve sustained serious injuries in a car accident, you may have heard the term “maximum medical improvement” from your doctor or lawyer. Maximum medical improvement is an important term when it comes to your injury recovery and your personal injury settlement, so it’s important to discuss it with your attorney before accepting an offer. […]

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 […]

What to Do When Your Car Accident Happens on Vacation

Nothing takes the wind out of your sails on vacation like a car accident. Unfortunately, the risk is always there—especially when you’re likely driving on unfamiliar roads, running on minimal sleep, and possibly driving a rental car that you’re not entirely comfortable with. If you are involved in a car crash on vacation, it’s important […]