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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...]

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...]

Top 5 Most Common Personal Injury Claims

Many people believe that we live in a litigious society. A quick online search for “sue happy Americans” brings up 1,830,000 results. While some lawsuits are frivolous, many personal injury claims are necessary to compensate victims and their families for physical harm and lost income. Below are five of the most common types of personal injury … [Read more...]

Long-Time SC Governor’s Mansion Staffmember Killed in Fatal Automobile Accident

Chamberlain Branch Mourned After Automobile Accident Killed Him Earlier this Month Police finally released the names of two men killed in a fatal Columbia, SC automobile accident at the beginning of December. One of the victims was Chamberlain Branch, a man who served as complex supervisor of the South Carolina Governor’s mansion for three … [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...]

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...]

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...]

23 People in One Truck? A recipe for an Auto Accident

The theater massacre was not the only incident to kill more than a dozen people this weekend. A pickup truck carrying 23 passengers veered off the road killing at least 13 people and injuring 10 more. The victims of the auto accident included at least two young children. The accident occurred Sunday evening in South Texas. The 23 passengers … [Read more...]

Fewer Cars Coming Equipped with Spare Tires

Next time you have a flat tire, don’t count on being able to pull a spare out of your trunk. The general rule of thumb is that a 10% reduction in vehicle weight leads to a 6-7% improvement in fuel economy, and customer and regulatory demands for higher fuel economy and lower operating costs are causing spares to be left tout of the … [Read more...]

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