It would be inaccurate to say that there is a single, foolproof way to avoid car accidents whether they are negligent or not. Even when you always practice safe driving and comply with all the rules of the road, another motorist could crash into your vehicle. Another...
Month: January 2018
Delivery drivers are at a high risk for on-the-job injury
On Behalf of Carter Law Offices, P.C. | Jan 25, 2018 |
In a 2014 Time Magazine report, occupations involving delivery came in at number eight on the list of the nation's most dangerous jobs. Des Moines is a large and busy city in which thousands of delivery drivers work. It makes sense to assume that many of these workers...
Benefits a lawyer brings to commercial vehicle accident cases
On Behalf of Carter Law Offices, P.C. | Jan 15, 2018 | Commercial Vehicle Accidents
A commercial vehicle accident is devastating in many ways. The loss of valuable personal property is a concern, of course, but the physical injuries a victim may suffer are even more catastrophic. Commercial vehicles typically weigh much more than ordinary cars and...
Those who help are at risk of occupational injury every day
On Behalf of Carter Law Offices, P.C. | Jan 14, 2018 |
Emergency medical service (EMS) workers provide the public with life-saving assistance on a daily basis. They respond to emergencies as they arise, often without a thought to their own health and well-being. It is safe to assume that many Iowa residents helped by EMS...
Insurers sometimes try to take advantage of victims
On Behalf of Carter Law Offices, P.C. | Jan 12, 2018 | Blog
You didn't see the other car coming before it sideswiped you. The only thing you really remember is seeing a flash out of the corner of your eye. At that point, it was too late to do anything.The other party stayed at the scene and gave you his information. He had...
What to do with a lowball insurance offer after a crash
On Behalf of Carter Law Offices, P.C. | Jan 9, 2018 | Blog
Getting into a car crash can be a truly terrifying experience. One moment, you're on your way to the store or work and the next, you're inspecting yourself and your passengers for serious injuries. Instead of finishing your drive, you'll be worrying about repairing or...
Police urge drivers to slow down after snowy 11-car pileup
On Behalf of Carter Law Offices, P.C. | Jan 4, 2018 |
Inclement winter weather occurs frequently in the state of Iowa. Snow is often a factor and it can have a negative effect on road safety, especially if motorists fail to exercise due caution. Snowy conditions like the recent storm that occurred over the winter...
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