But many people don't know the perils of texting and driving last long after you put your phone down. This is called latency. Our South Bend lawyers at Gardner & Rans have compiled a guide to why it’s so bad:
What is Latency?
Latency is the time it takes your… Read Full Post
Traffic accidents typically increase around the holidays for a variety of factors, including:
More intoxicated drivers on the road
More driers late at night
Poor driving conditions
Unrelated holiday… Read Full Post
In the midst of this parking lot cruising, it is not impossible for you to be involved in an accident. In fact, during the busier holiday season where rushing can result in carelessness, accidents in parking lots are much more common. But who is liable for parking lot accidents?
Understanding Right of Way
Parking lots are fairly straightforward.… Read Full Post
Failure to get adequate sleep results in what somnologists (sleep doctors) call a “sleep deficit” over time. A sleep deficit cannot be made up with future sleep, but it will have an impact on mental and physical functioning until a… Read Full Post
Cooperate with emergency personnel: get a report along with the names and bade/id of everyone you speak to
Document the scene: take pictures, take notes, and be as detailed as possible
Gather contact information: from anyone involved and any witnesses
Get medical help: even if you received help on the scene
Contact an attorney: you may be eligible for compensation beyond the offerings of insurance companies.
Once you have accepted an insurance offer, you waive your right to seek compensation through legal channels.… Read Full Post
CGMs are important because you have no way as a consumer to know if a drug is out of date or has otherwise gone bad. In addition, they… Read Full Post
In an effort to curb trucker fatigue, a known cause of some large truck crashes, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has put in place very specific rules. These rules detail the number of hours … Read Full Post
This may be the position that you are currently in after learning that your child will be wheelchair bound. Part of any normal child's life includes an education. Regardless of your child's age, you can find educational services and programs for him or her.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
This law gives your child the right to a "free… Read Full Post
According to Ride Apart, there are several types of common accidents both involving other vehicles and only the motorcycle. Motorcycle only accidents are most often caused by not driving safely and not paying attention to road… Read Full Post
Your involvement in a car accident could stem from a variety of factors including mechanical failure, inclement weather and distraction. One of the most dangerous things you can do while driving is using your phone. Whether you are texting, calling or checking an address, manipulating your device means your attention is… Read Full Post