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  Bay Area Auto Accident Lawyers, California Auto Accident Attorneys
Until the victim of an automobile accident retains an attorney, the insurance company knows that the person they are dealing with is not currently prepared to take his or her case to court and is unlikely to offer fair compensation.
During rollover accidents, it is not uncommon for passengers to be ejected from the vehicle and severe injuries, including fatalities, result.
The fact that an accident alone occurs is not sufficient for a plaintiff to sustain his/her burden of proof.
www.bay-area-auto-accident-lawyers.com   (2404 words)

  Other Services & FAQ's - Traffic Accident Reconstruction, Animation, and Simulation, Inc. (TARAS Inc.)
Traffic Accident Reconstruction, Animation, and Simulation, Inc. is a "total concept" approach to personal injury litigation arising from vehicle collisions.
If the computer simulation of the accident closely resembles the actual motion of the vehicles as indicated by the physical evidence found on the roadway, then the estimate of initial conditions determined from accident reconstruction techniques may be a reasonable estimate of "how" the accident occurred.
However, an animation of a traffic accident based in whole or in part upon output from a computer simulation, will speak effectively to the scientific validity of the total reconstruction process, provide a smooth and realistic scenario, and may be more easily admitted into evidence.
www.policevehicleaccident.com /faq.htm   (1145 words)

 School Bus Accident Research - Traffic Accident Reconstruction, Animation, and Simulation, Inc. (TARAS Inc.)
Traffic accidents resulting in serious injury or death to bus passengers are relatively rare events.
When passengers are killed or seriously injured, the accident will often involve a high speed impact with a large truck, train, or collision with a fixed object such as a bridge abutment.
When bus driver error is found to be a primary contributing factor in an accident, issues of driver selection and training, distraction by unruly passengers, and fatigue from multiple jobs and inadequate rest periods must be considered.
schoolbusaccident.com /school.htm   (488 words)

 Accident reporting - Wisconsin Department of Transportation
An accident entry will be put on the record of each driver shown on the accident report.
Accident entries remain on the driver record for 4 years from the date of the accident.
Regardless of fault, accidents appear on the driver record of all drivers involved in a reportable accident.
www.dot.wisconsin.gov /drivers/drivers/traffic/accident.htm   (305 words)

 Traffic Accidents FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
You may suffer pain, discomfort, anxiety, loss of sleep, or other problems which are not as visible or serious as another injury, but for which you should demand additional compensation.
Many states have laws requiring that people involved in a vehicle accident report that accident in writing to the state's department of motor vehicles.
This usually only applies to accidents resulting in physical injury or a certain amount of property damage.
www.nolo.com /encyclopedia/articles/cars/accident.html   (451 words)

 Accident Reconstruction Events Calendar, traffic accident investigation
Traffic accident reconstruction is the effort to determine, from whatever information is available, how the accident occurred.
Accident reconstruction is not so much a matter of collecting information about an accident as it is of thinking about information that has been collected.
Traffic Accident Reconstruction I and 2 provide the training necessary to reconstruct accidents through lectures and course material.
accidentreconstruction.com /events/index.asp?Month=4&...+2006   (1108 words)

In cases of severe weather, you might be directed to file an accident report within 24 hours at the police station if there are no injuries and the damage is minor.
State traffic law requires immediate police notification of traffic accidents involving any property damage or a claim of injury.
Traffic tickets and parking tickets issued for both municipal and county courts have the required court appearance date, time and location printed in the center portion of the ticket.
www.lakewood.org /PD/Traffic/traffic.cfm   (570 words)

 Truck accident injuries: Trucking fatalities & fatal traffic accidents. Truck driver fatalities
In 2003, 457,000 large trucks with a gross vehicle weight rating greater than 10,000 pounds were involved in traffic crashes in the United States; 4,669 trucks were involved in fatal traffic accidents.
The costs for fatal traffic accidents exceed $20 billion, including $8.7 billion in productivity losses, $2.5 billion in resource costs, and quality of life losses valued at $13.1 billion.
Of the fatalities that resulted from truck accidents involving large trucks, 78 percent were occupants in another vehicle, 8 percent were non-occupants, and only 15 percent were occupants of a large truck.
www.monheit.com /truck   (405 words)

 Sweeny Police Traffic Accident -- 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Traffic accident reports are not public information under Texas Law.
We have provided information on each traffic accident in an effort to keep our community informed as to police activity in Sweeny.
Accidents that occurred on restricted private property or those accidents resulting in less than $1,000.00 damage are not reportable, and therefore, are not included in this list.
www.sweenypolice.org /2003_traffic_accident.htm   (1340 words)

 Car accident - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A car accident is an incident where an automobile either departs from regular pathway into a ditch, or collides with anything that causes damage to the automobile, including other automobiles, telephone poles, buildings, and trees.
The term "accident" is considered an inappropriate word by some, as reliable sources estimate that upwards of 90% are the result of driver negligence.
This increased risk for the young is known to the insurance companies, and premiums reflect that; however, very high premiums for young male drivers do not seem to have had a significant impact on the accident statistics, suggesting that these drivers simply accept the high premiums as part of the "on road" costs of mobility.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Car_accident   (2173 words)

 California Automobile Accident Lawyers - San Francisco Car Accident Attorneys
Today, given the horrendous stigmas associated with exercising ones legal right - it is common for many victims injured in car accidents to attempt to negotiate directly with the insurance carrier themselves.
The insurance company will have had you examined by "their" doctors, and it will be in a position to justify why your claim is worth relatively little.
Juror's experiences often pre-dispose their views on automobile accidents, the injuries resulting from these accidents, and the lawsuit that ultimately must be pursued by those injured during an automobile accident.
san-francisco-auto-accident-lawyer.com   (1075 words)

 accident reconstruction traffic investigation newsletter
Accident Reconstruction Newsletter is brought to you by the ARC Network, your resource for accident reconstruction and traffic accident investigation.
To help with educating auto accident victims, we have created a full-color pamphlet that can be kept in the glove compartment of any vehicle detailing the information that should be collected at the accident scene.
If the accident victim is funded and is able to pay his/her bills to keep the settlement process active, this may allow the attorney the time to retain an expert to assist with the settlement process, if merited by the case....
www.accidentreconstruction.com /newsletter/jul04/igh.asp   (1131 words)

 MPD Policy Manual - 7-500 - Traffic Accident Investigation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
They are responsible for investigating and reporting all accidents, completely and accurately (unless it qualifies for packeting), whether it occurs on public or private property, on interstate highways or ramps, or outside city limits, except when properly relieved by a law enforcement officer from another jurisdiction.
Property Damage Accident, - Victim has moved vehicle: In hit and run cases where the victim has moved the involved vehicle from the scene for convenience or is reporting the hit and run at a later date, officers shall issue a traffic accident packet to the victim and advise on how to proceed.
If it is necessary to tow a vehicle from an accident scene because the driver was taken to the hospital, or the vehicle had to be moved immediately, it shall be noted on the Vehicle Impound Report.
www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us /mpdpolicy/7-500/7-500.asp   (2378 words)

 Independent Traffic Accident Investigators & Consultants to the Transport Industry.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Michael Handy is a consultant traffic accident investigator residing in the Bristol area.
Mike Fell is a Consultant Traffic Accident Investigator, residing in Dorset, an Associate in Wayman Consultancy and AC Consulting.
Michael Irwin is a Consultant Traffic Accident Investigator, residing in Newcastle upon Tyne, an Associate in Wayman Consultancy and AC Consulting.
www.accident-investigation.co.uk /associates.htm   (1701 words)

 Automobile Accident Attorneys - Car Accident Lawyers - Site Disclaimer
The traffic accident, car accident, automobile accident, personal injury, wrongful death, product liability and all other legal information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer or attorney client relationship.
US Traffic Accident Lawyers reserves the right to decline any representation and not to accept any particular case, for any reason whatsoever or for no reason, and shall be required to justify or explain any such refusal.
The links are not intended to state or imply that US Traffic Accident Lawyers vouches for or is affiliated or associated in any way with such other resources, or is legally authorized to use and intellectual property that may be reflected therein.
ustrafficaccidentlawyers.com /stores/731/content/disclaimer.cfm   (1735 words)

 Traffic Accidents - How To Avoid Them - Personal Injury Accident Claim | Road Traffic Accident | No Win No Fee | ...
There are certain traffic accident tips that one needs to keep in mind while driving.
It is important to know “what to do” to avoid an accident and immediately upon the accident, so that the resulting legal implications and problems can be lessened.
STOP: All state laws require that the drivers of the vehicles involved in the accident that has resulted in damage of property, loss of life or injury stop at the scene of the accident or nearby with least obstruction to traffic.
www.claimsmastergroup.com /traffic_accident_advice.htm   (659 words)

 Accident Reconstruction
Trouble shooting traffic complaints, identifying high frequency accident locations and operating a computerized traffic signal network were common activities.
The Parking Section operated two (2) public parking garages, maintained and collected revenue from approximately 800 parking meters and maintained a staff of three (3) parking control officers who were authorized to write parking citations to insure public compliance with the parking ordinance of the City of Lafayette.
Established a traffic control device inventory at fatal and serious injury accident scenes and participated in the investigation of over 70 fatal or serious injury accidents.
www.trafficstudy.com /reconstruction.htm   (1228 words)

 Accident Reconstruction Consultants Certification Page
In 1985, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provided a grant to develop national guidelines for the standardization of training in the field of traffic accident reconstruction.
The Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR) is an internationally recognized commission with approximately 500 ACTAR Accredited Reconstructionists practicing throughout the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia.
Accidents give the public a perception, when the word crash is what really happens.
www.fatboyracing.com /crash/certify.html   (997 words)

 Post-traumatic Stress After a Traffic Accident -- familydoctor.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For most people who are in a traffic accident, their feelings go away over time.
Talk to your friends and relatives about the details of the accident and how you thought, felt and acted at the time of the accident and in the days after it.
Traffic accidents make some people limit what they do.
familydoctor.org /449.xml   (519 words)

 Traffic Accident Lawyers - Locks Law Firm
The owner of a vehicle may negligent for a traffic accident through his negligence in permitting a known unsafe driver to use his vehicle.
A corporate owner may be liable for an accident that occurs with a truck that was loaded improperly or had mechanical failure due to improper maintenance.
In some cases, the injuries sustained in a traffic accident can be made worse by defective automobile components, including collapsing seatbacks, seatbelt buckles which unlatch during impact, airbags that do not deploy during impact, contaminated steering systems, and protruding objects in the interior of the car.
www.lockslaw.com /traffic/traffic.asp   (311 words)

 Prevent A Traffic Accident - FREE car crash lawsuit evaluation-auto accident attorney
Although in many cases, a traffic accident is caused by behavior that is difficult to alter, by mechanical failure, or by road conditions, some technical solutions are becoming more widely available to prevent traffic accidents:
If you or a loved one has been injured in a traffic accident, you may be entitled to compensation.
In most developed countries, young (under 25 years old) male drivers have been shown to be by far the most likely to be involved in a traffic accident, and this has become an area of focus in recent times.
www.weitzlux.com /motorvehicleaccident/prevention_767.html   (502 words)

 History of ACTAR
A task force of accident reconstructionists, engineers, police officers, educators and attorneys met and developed a report entitled Minimum Training Criteria for Police Traffic Accident Reconstructionists.
Five years later, twelve professional accident reconstruction associations with world-wide representation met to explore the possibility of forming an internationally recognized accreditation program open to both police and civilian accident reconstructionists.
ACTAR was founded by and exists for the benefit of the traffic accident investigation and reconstruction community, as represented by the membership of the participating professional organizations.
www.actar.org   (428 words)

 The Accident Resource. Online resource for traffic accidents.
If you have been involved in a traffic accident, whether it is an auto accident, motorcycle accident, pedestrian accident, commercial vehicle accident, low-speed accident or a serious injury accident, you need to follow certain procedures.
Depending upon the nature of the traffic accident and the extent of the damages and injuries involved, a series of auto accident reports must be filed.
Sometimes the reporting of a traffic accident is mandatory, sometimes it is voluntary.
www.accident-resource.com   (765 words)

 Russian traffic accident kills 13 people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
MOSCOW, Dec. 25 A traffic accident and an accompanying methane explosion claimed the lives of 13 people Monday in the Russian republic of Kabardino-Balkaria.
An area law enforcement official confirmed that on Christmas Day, two minivans on the Mozdok-Vladikavkaz route in Russia's North Caucasus were involved in an accident that set off an explosion, killing everyone within one of the vehicles, the Russian news agency Novosti reported.
Novosti said that police are currently investigating the scene of the accident to determine how the incident occurred.
www.earthtimes.org /articles/show/15865.html   (255 words)

 Traffic and Accident Investigations (Cambridge Police Department)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Cambridge Police Department's Traffic Unit is responsible for traffic control, traffic law enforcement, responding to and investigating traffic accidents, and supervising school crossing guards.
One of the priorities of the Traffic Unit is to vigilantly enforce truck restrictions.
If you have been injured in the accident, are incapacitated, or otherwise cannot come to the police department personally, call the Accident Investigations Unit at 617-349-3353 to make other arrangements to receive the report.
www.ci.cambridge.ma.us /CPD/traffic.html   (510 words)

 Massachusetts Car Accidents: Auto Accident Lawyers and Attorneys: MA Car Accidents
If the injured person was clearly at at fault, then they may have a harder time pursuing claims against another driver (but should still speak to a lawyer as they may be able collect under their own policy and that of the vehicle).
A car accident claim is based upon two factors that insurance companies will use in evaluating your claim: the issue of liability and the calculation of damages.
In the familial arena, parents of a child or an adult child who is dependent on his parents for support may have a claim for loss of consortium where the child has been seriously injured against any person who is legally responsible for causing such injury.
www.car-accidents.com /massachusetts_car_accident.html   (729 words)

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