With traffic entering and exiting from every angle, intersections can be busy places. It’s why determining who’s at fault at an intersection accident can, at times, be challenging. Changing traffic lights and missed turn signals, pedestrian crossings, motorcycles appearing from nowhere, and more—it’s no surprise that approximately 40% of car accidents that occur each year… Read more »
Category: Car Accidents
Hardy Wolf & Downing represents plaintiffs in car accident lawsuits for injuries ranging from spinal cord injury to death. Call for a free consultation.
Can you prove a hit and run? Though the answer should be of no surprise, especially in this day and age, there are still drivers who think they can get away with leaving the scene of an accident. You need not worry about who will pay for the damages to your car when, even in… Read more »
It’s that time of year again—when the roads get slippery, winter car accidents happen. People slide off the roads, get hit from behind, or, unfortunately, sideswiped or strike a pedestrian. Even for the most ‘seasoned’ drivers, driving in wintry weather, snowstorm, or across black ice can be challenging. If a car slides across the road… Read more »
What happens if you’re a passenger injured in a car accident? Often, passengers don’t know they’re entitled to seek and collect compensation from the “at-fault” driver’s insurance as a third party. There may be an instance where you can file against both insurance companies.
Anyone involved in a serious car accident should immediately seek medical attention. Sometimes the seriousness of injuries isn’t apparent for several days. That headache you developed after the car accident may be an indication of something much more severe than a tension headache.
Car insurance is necessary because car accidents happen every day. It is the primary reason motorists have car insurance. But what happens when the driver at-fault is underinsured? The reality is that some accidents are more severe than others, which can result in more serious injuries. Unfortunately, even though Maine law requires motor vehicle operators… Read more »
In the aftermath of a car accident, victims or their loved ones should consult with a car accident lawyer to help them make informed decisions and, more importantly, to make sure that they receive the compensation they deserve.
ATVing is one of the country’s more popular pastimes. With it comes a responsibility by every driver to prevent ATV accidents from occurring. With a significant decrease in ATV-related emergency department-treated injuries from 2017 to 2018: dropping from an estimated 93,800 in 2017 down to 81,800 in 2018.
While the rush of summer’s busy highways and tourist-filled roads may be coming to an end, there are still plenty of beautiful days for motorcyclists to head out for a joy ride. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents can be some of the most dangerous and deadly ones, any time of year. At Hardy, Wolf & Downing, we… Read more »
With Maine traffic at its peak during the summer months, the Maine car accident lawyers of Hardy, Wolf and Downing wish to remind all drivers to exercise more caution and raise their safety awareness while on the road. With more people on the roadways, you should be careful of other drivers, be aware of road… Read more »