According to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), almost 5,500 people were killed in 2009 and a half million more were injured due to distracted driving, with the main culprit involving cell phone usage. The federal authorities at this agency recommend that when you get into your vehicle, first buckle up and secondly, put your cell phone in the glove compartment. No call or text message is worth the risk of taking a human life. Victims of auto accidents will often seek to recover compensation for their injuries by filing a pain and suffering claim with the insurance company.
Figuring Out What’s Fair
Most insurance companies train their adjusters to use a settlement formula when calculating what they believe to be fair for accident victims. They often tally up the medical expenses and then double it for pain and suffering. People are viewed as a number, rather than a living, … Read More