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Symptoms to Watch Out for After a Car Accident

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Mar 01, 2022 | 0 Comments

Car accident injuries can take a while to show up, which means many accident victims do not seek medical help as early as they should. If you have been in a car crash, it is always best to go to a doctor as soon as possible. Should you decide to wait, make sure to look out for symptoms that could...

How to Prevent Distracted Driving: Know the Causes

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Jan 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

Distracted driving is known to be dangerous, yet many of us still find ourselves distracted behind the wheel. With so much going on, some may not even realize they are distracted. This can lead to serious accidents and disabling injuries. To help you stay safe out on the road, our legal team at K...

Why Are Car Accidents So Common During the Holidays?

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Dec 08, 2021 | 0 Comments

The holidays are typically regarded as the happiest time of the year. Sadly, however, the holiday season is also marked by a spike in motor vehicle accidents, as crowds of people take to the road to celebrate with their loved ones. Holiday Car Accident Statistics Car travel has the highest rate o...

What Can You Do to Protect Your Teen Driver?

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Dec 03, 2021 | 0 Comments

Traffic accidents are a leading cause of death among American teenagers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 2,400 American teens lost their lives in accidents in 2019—and over a quarter of a million teens suffered injuries that required a trip to the emergen...

The Top Five Reasons Teens Cause Car Accidents

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Oct 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

Car accidents are the second leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Along with over 2,400 teenagers who died and over 255,000 who ended up in the emergency room after accidents in 2019, everyone else on the roa...

Should I Loan My Car to a Friend?

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Sep 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Friendships are some of the most important relationships we have, which is why many of us may feel conflicted when a friend asks to borrow our car. Even if your friend is the safest driver you know, accidents happen—and, sometimes, seemingly conscientious drivers are to blame. So is it okay to le...

What Causes Heterotopic Ossification?

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Sep 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

Heterotopic ossification (HO) is when bone forms within soft tissues, including muscles, ligaments, and other non-skeletal tissues; in other words, HO is when bone forms where it should not exist. Unfortunately, HO can be a debilitating condition. Most often, it is rooted in bone fractures, joint...

Who Is Responsible for Self-Driving Car Accidents?

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Sep 03, 2021 | 0 Comments

Self-driving cars are no longer a science fiction pipe dream. In fact, if you have been to a major U.S. city lately, you have likely driven alongside one without noticing. There is no doubt that their invention is an engineering marvel, but it has opened a whole new can of worms: Are these cars v...

Safest Cars for Teenage Drivers in 2021

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Jun 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

One of the most stressful times of a parent's life is when their teenager finally gets their driver's license and, inevitably, their first car. While this period of parenting may be highly stressful, you may gain some peace of mind by ensuring that your teen is driving the safest car possible. Ka...

May Is National Bike Month

Posted by Robert T. Karns | May 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Promoted by the League of American Bicyclists since 1956, National Bike Month is observed every May to highlight the benefits of safe biking. In Rhode Island, biking has become more and more popular due to its health and environmental benefits. (Add in over 60 miles of off-road bike paths, and it...

How Long Does a Car Insurance Claim Take to Settle?

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Apr 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Contact Us Accident victims always have the right to recover compensation from the party or parties that caused the collision, but the process can seem opaque and complicated. Insurance adjusters may purposely keep you in the dark because they can use misunderstandings as leverage against you. Do...

What Are the Most Common Car Accident Causes in 2021?

Posted by Robert T. Karns | Mar 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Between commuting, running errands, and shuffling the kids around, many of us spend so much time in our cars that they're almost a second home. Though we don't think of them as one of the top injury risks in our lives, car accidents are too common to ignore. This doesn't mean we should just stop ...

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