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Elderly Driver Will Not Be Cited for Hitting 9 Cars in Multi-Car Accident

92-Year-Old Causes Multi-Car Accident in Parking Lot But Won’t Be Charged Surveillance video captured a huge multi-car accident in the parking lot of a Piggly Wiggly grocery store in Mayville, Wisconsin. In less than 1 minute, the elderly driver of a gray minivan, who is backing out of a parking space, slams into a white car, which rolls into … [Read more...]

South Carolina Automobile Accident Death Numbers Rise in 2012

Number of Deaths from Automobile Accidents in South Carolina Goes Up In 2012 The number of deaths from automobile accidents in South Carolina rose in 2012, compared to 2011, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. In 2011, 827 deaths were reported on the highway; in 2012, that number rose to 833. Both of these numbers are still lower … [Read more...]

Limp Bizkit’s DJ Lethal Sued for Automobile Accident

Famous Los Angeles DJ Hit With Automobile Accident Lawsuit from Accident Last Year On Monday, November 24th, DJ Lethal was hit with a lawsuit for what he calls a “fender bender.” Suraj Kayastha, the woman DJ Lethal hit, filed the personal injury lawsuit documents in the LA County Superior Court on November 5th. She claimed that she was driving … [Read more...]

South Carolina’s Highways: Most Dangerous in Nation

A Washington-based research group recently ranked South Carolina as number 1 in a nationwide study of the most dangerous highways, despite the fact that fatal car accidents are down overall statewide.  The researchers scored each sate in six categories: Interstate Speeding Fatalities per Mile of Interstate; Percent of Drivers without … [Read more...]

Do Small Cars Equal Greater Personal Injury Risk?

An insurance industry study released on September 20th showed that small cars, and especially the Toyota Yaris, caused more injury to drivers than other vehicles. The Porsche 911 was ranked the safest car in the study. The insurance study focused on number of personal injury claims per vehicle between 2009 and 2011, and was conducted by the … [Read more...]

Mars Curiosity Successfully Roves, but Insurance Coverage Status Unknown

The Mars Curiosity rover – which has sparked the imaginations of people across the globe, particularly through Twitter – successfully roved 15 feet on the surface of Mars on Wednesday, August 22nd. However, concern has been raised about Curiosity’s safety. Allegations have been made that the rover has already had one accident, with a … [Read more...]

Tanker Crash in Louisiana Leads to Two Citations, Calls for More Roads

Late at night on August 22nd, in Baton Rouge, a car flipped on Interstate-10, forcing a tanker truck carrying isobutane to stop for the accident. Then the tanker was rear-ended by another 18-wheeler. The tanker was hauling 9,000 gallons of isobutane, a highly flammable liquid. Since the trailer on the tanker was made before 1970, it had no rear … [Read more...]

NY man blogs “My Sister Paid Progressive Insurance to Defend Her Killer in Court”; Parents sue & win

Comedian Matt Fisher, of New York, wrote a blog post titled “My Sister Paid Progressive Insurance to Defend Her Killer In Court.” The company spent 2 years stalling to avoid paying out her policy to her surviving family. Kaitlynn Eileen Fisher, Matt’s sister, was killed by an SUV driver in 2010. The driver’s insurance paid out when a witness said … [Read more...]

Ryan Dunn’s Estate Sued by Car Crash Victim’s Family

Wednesday, TMZ announced that late “Jackass” star Ryan Dunn was being sued by the parents of Zachary Hartwell, Dunn’s friend who was also killed in last summer’s fatal crash. Hartwell’s parents are now suing Dunn’s estate for personal damages. Dunn and Hartwell were in Dunn’s Porsche, driving 132 mph, when Dunn ran off the road and hit a tree. … [Read more...]

New Helmet Cameras Keep Cyclists and Drivers Safe

Cycling is becoming increasingly popular in the United States, not only for form of fun or exercise, but as a less expensive and more environmentally conscious way to commute to work. According to one statistic, in the 20 years between 1990 and 2009, bike commuting in the US rose by 64%. However, while cycling is becoming increasingly popular, … [Read more...]

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