Car Strike Accidents & Negligence: Foreseeability
Do you remember when you rarely if ever heard about a car driving into a building? Now, if you watch the news, you see cars driving into buildings quite often. What’s with that? Are people so side tracked by cell phones or other distractions they’ve lose touch with the fact […]
Driving on Prescription Drugs
Driving on prescription drugs can pose serious hazards. The thought of impaired driving usually conjures images of drunk driving. Law enforcement officials and others for years now warned of dangers on the highway caused by mixing alcohol and driving. Also, although sometimes controversial, the use of illegal drugs also presents […]
300 Legal Blog Articles: What We Want You To Know
The Law Offices of Andrew D. Myers reached the mile mark of posting 300 blog articles after posting new material on a frequent basis for a number of years. Articles focusing on legal issues faced by clients and others provide updates on our central practice areas including personal injury law, […]
Before an Accident: What Are Drivers Doing?
Before an accident drivers text, drive impaired, spill coffee and look down or do any one of a number of things other than pay full attention. The same federal agency that investigates plane crashes with the goal of preventing future aviation disasters also studies highway accidents. Fatal motor vehicle accidents […]
Halloween Law: What is the Establishment Clause?
Halloween Law. Really? The kids come home from school explaining that Halloween decorations went up at the school. School staff decorated with witches, pumpkins and black cats. One teacher even dressed up as a witch, preparing for a Halloween part in a few weeks. At the same time one family […]
Unique Massachusetts Law – No Fault Car Insurance
Unique Massachusetts Law challenges those injured in car accidents. Called “No-Fault”, people injured for the first time after a motor vehicle accident often find their jaws dropping as they face the system. “No-Fault” insurance law in pure form is not unique. Twelve U.S. states at this writing – and we […]
Red Light Accidents: Fatal Accident Rate Reaches 10 Year Record
Red light accidents kill far more people than necessary. This alarming trend sees drivers barreling into intersections even after the traffic signal turns red. The number of people killed by red light runners hit a 10-year high in 2017, the latest year in which statistics have been released. A study […]
New Cars: Any Better? Safer? Better on Gas?
New cars usually bring a sense of excitement and achievement. At the same time, will massive new regulations push car prices beyond the reach of average Americans? Will new cars be any safer and reduce highway fatalities and car accident injuries? Go back to 2018 when the federal government proposed […]
What is the Safest Seat in a Car During an Accident?
People often wonder where the safest seat in an airplane would be in case of a crash. But what about a car accident? What is the safest seat inside a car if and when a car accident takes place? It seems statistics and studies rule the day in resolving disputes. […]
Stopping Pedestrian Accidents – New Ideas
Stopping pedestrian accidents presents a growing challenge. Safety officials, schools, drivers and pedestrians themselves face the challenge in different ways. Medford, Massachusetts school officials accept the challenge by painting 3D crosswalks that trick the eye into thinking the crosswalk actually stands up above the pavement. After one elementary school student […]