Car Accident Blog Posts

Early Estimates Show Traffic Deaths Increased Six Percent in 2016

There were 40,000 deaths on our nation’s roads last year, a six percent increase compared to 2015 and the most deaths in 10 years, according to preliminary data from the National Safety Council (NSC). This continues a trend of increasing traffic fatalities in the last few years, as the total number of deaths in 2016... Read More

Most Young Millennial Drivers Engaged in Risky Driving Behaviors in Past 30 Days

This might come as a surprise, but 16-18-year-old drivers are not the worst-behaved drivers on the road. A new survey from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reveals that young millennials between 19 and 24-years-old were more likely to engage in risky driving behaviors that could cause a car accident than any other age group. Nearly 90... Read More

Winter Storm Caused One Death, Many Accidents Throughout Boston

Last week’s ice storm created treacherous driving conditions throughout the Greater Boston area. On Wednesday morning, a 63-year-old man from Needham, Massachusetts, was struck and killed by a car that was sliding over ice on the road. He had exited his vehicle to help his son, whose car was stuck on the ice. The winter... Read More

Strict Ignition Interlock Laws Significantly Reduced Drunk Driving Deaths

A new study is one of the first to show that requiring all drunk driving offenders to install ignition interlock devices in their cars can significantly reduce fatal drunk driving accidents. Between 1982 and 2013, states with laws that required all drunk driving offenders to install these devices in their cars experienced a seven percent... Read More

Fans Reminded Not to Drink and Drive this Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend, which means millions of Americans will be attending or hosting parties and consuming alcoholic beverages. Unfortunately, this increases the risk of people driving while they are impaired, which can cause dangerous car accidents that often result in death or severe injuries. In 2015, 29 percent of all traffic deaths... Read More

First Nine Months of 2016 Saw Eight Percent Rise in Traffic Deaths

There were 27,875 traffic fatalities in the first nine months of 2016, an eight percent increase compared to the first nine months of 2015, according to estimates recently released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Our reliable car accident lawyers in Boston can fight for fair compensation and to hold negligent drivers accountable for causing... Read More

When You Need to Hire a Boston Car Accident Attorney

If you have been injured in a Boston car crash, you should contact your insurance company as soon as possible. Unfortunately, you might run into issues obtaining all of the compensation you deserve from your insurer. People often forget that insurance companies are not focused on their best interests after an accident. They are in... Read More

I-95 School Bus Crash Sends 20 Students to Hospital

On the afternoon of January 11th, a school bus transporting Ephraim Curtis Middle School students was struck by another vehicle, causing the bus to crash through an Interstate 95 guardrail and roll onto its side. There were 24 passengers on the bus, including 22 students and the driver and monitor, but no one was seriously... Read More

Wrong-Way Drivers in Massachusetts

Wrong-way collisions are responsible for an estimated 300 to 400 fatalities every year in the U.S. In Massachusetts alone, wrong way accidents have killed 22 people and injured more than 100 since 2011. Car accidents involving wrong-way driving comprises around one percent of the total figure of annual traffic fatalities. These crashes are usually head-on collisions... Read More

What to Do After a Car Accident

Car accidents can be extremely stressful and confusing, but knowing what to do ahead of time can greatly benefit you. If you are ever in a car accident, consider these tips when reacting to the situation. Never Leave the Scene of an Accident Many states have laws that harshly punish drivers who leave an accident without... Read More

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