Articles Posted in Personal Injury

When Car Safety Fails to Save You

By The Perazzo Law Firm

Every time we leave the safety of our homes we are exposed to dangers and risks of injury. On the road we risk injury from drunk drivers who choose to become intoxicated and operate a vehicle exposing everyone to risk on injury in a crash. Other crashes are caused by distracted drivers who try to save time by having breakfast while driving to work. Given the exponential growth of smartphone use, many drivers are too busy looking at the screen of their phones rather than looking at the road ahead.

What To Do After a Slip and Fall Injury

By the Perazzo Law Firm

Slip and fall accidents can be just as common as car accidents. A slip and fall injury can occur anywhere from your favorite restaurant on your family’s night out to your local supermarket picking up groceries for your family. Injuries from slip and fall accidents can vary from sprains that may require time off from work to serious fractures and broken bones that may lead to long-term disability.

What Happens After a Rear End Collision

By the Perazzo Law Firm

Motor vehicle collisions are one of the most common causes of personal injury. The most common car accidents are rear end collisions, which are the least deadly type of motor vehicle accidents but can still result in extremely serious and long-term injuries. The rear end collisions typically result in a sudden acceleration and a sudden stop causing a whipping motion to your head, neck, and back.

Things To Do After An Accident:

By The Perazzo Law Firm

Statistically, we are likely to be in a serious car accident once every ten years. Although we all hope it never happens, we should always be prepared for the worst. Being prepared for an incident is the easy part. Make sure to have your vehicle equipped with a first aid kit, a portable camera, flashlights, flares or warning triangle and a portable battery. Additionally, you should gather together all of your car insurance documentation and contact information so you may report the incident as soon as it is safe to do so.