Companies that make smartphones understand that texting and driving is a serious issue. It causes car accidents every day. These companies have taken some heat in the press for enabling this behavior, even though the responsibility naturally falls on the drivers...
Man dies in accident at intersection without stop signs
On Behalf of Carter Law Offices, P.C. | Aug 17, 2018 | Car Accidents
A man has been killed in a car accident in Iowa, and it underscores the need for stop signs to control traffic. Reports indicate that there were not any such signs at the intersection where the wreck occurred. It was a rural intersection that likely does not see heavy...
Statistics show that fall still carries serious accident risks
On Behalf of Carter Law Offices, P.C. | Aug 4, 2018 | Car Accidents
You may have heard that car accident risks are highest in the summer, and this is true. When looking at fatalities, the summer causes the most auto accident deaths very consistently.However, do not make the mistake of assuming that the fall is safe and you have little...
Rural and urban areas: Differences in deadly crashes
On Behalf of Carter Law Offices, P.C. | Jul 26, 2018 | Car Accidents
It used to be that rural areas, despite all of the open roads and relatively light traffic, saw more fatalities every year than urban areas. It was not even very close. In 1977, for example, about 60 percent of fatal crashes took place on rural roads, with the...
Man in Ohio arrested for Arizona crash that killed 2 from Iowa
On Behalf of Carter Law Offices, P.C. | Jul 13, 2018 | Car Accidents
The ramifications of a car accident in Arizona spans North America, as a man was recently arrested in Ohio. The accident, in which he was the driver, took the lives of a couple from Iowa and another couple from Canada.Reports from the authorities involved say that he...
What does Uber do to stop tired drivers?
On Behalf of Carter Law Offices, P.C. | Jun 22, 2018 | Car Accidents
One potential problem, in the early days of Uber and similar services, was that drivers could set their own hours. This was an advantage in many ways, but what if it meant that the drivers were not safe?For instance, would a driver with a rent payment coming up try to...
Woman dies when car runs stop sign
On Behalf of Carter Law Offices, P.C. | Jun 15, 2018 | Car Accidents
A woman who was visiting Iowa passed away in a car accident on a Sunday morning when another driver allegedly ran a stop sign and hit the vehicle in which she was riding.Per the Iowa State Patrol, a man in a GMC pickup truck was driving down 280th Street, heading...
2 killed in crash between car and motorcycle
On Behalf of Carter Law Offices, P.C. | May 31, 2018 | Car Accidents
Two people in Iowa passed away in an accident between a motorcycle and a passenger car. Reportedly, a motorcycle was driving down Martin Luther King Dr., which is in Waterloo. It was going south. The intersection between Martin Luther King Dr. and Mobile Street was...
Basic information for Des Moines car accident victims
On Behalf of Carter Law Offices, P.C. | May 12, 2018 | Car Accidents
Car accidents occur everywhere, but they are not treated the same in every city. It is important to know the laws and the requirements surrounding a car accident wherever you live. For those who live in Des Moines, this blog post provides some basic accident...
Can someone suffer accident injuries and not know it right away?
On Behalf of Carter Law Offices, P.C. | Apr 19, 2018 | Car Accidents
It seems difficult to believe, but a person involved in a car accident could be injured and not realize it right away. This is the number one reason why you should always seek a medical opinion after any car accident -- even a minor fender bender. It is also a great...
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