Entries by M. Adam Jones

The Importance of an Accident Reconstruction Specialist for Your Case

When someone gets injured in an auto accident, it is very important to have as much evidence and documentation as possible in order to successfully pursue a legal claim. Photos of the accident scene are always helpful, and it is even better if there is video footage available. In addition to these, accident reconstruction often […]

Bicycle Accidents: Who is Responsible?

According to the CDC, nearly 1,000 bicyclists are killed in traffic crashes on US roadways each year, and more than 130,000 are severely injured. Bicycle accidents cost the economy more than $23 billion annually, which includes healthcare expenses, lost work productivity, diminished quality of life for those who are seriously injured, and wrongful death. Most […]

Common Causes of Roundabout Auto Accidents

Roundabout intersections have been commonplace in Europe and many other parts of the world for several decades, but the first one to be constructed in the United States was in Summerlin, Nevada in 1990. Since then, thousands of roundabouts have popped up all across North America, with many more being built every year. The reason […]

How Dashcam Footage Can Impact a Car Accident Claim

Dashboard cameras (commonly known as “dashcams”) can have a significant impact on auto accident claims. Dashcams are mounted inside the car and provide ongoing footage of what is happening in front of the vehicle and sometimes the rear as well. Higher-end models can deliver better quality video, and some models can also record audio inside […]

How Keyless Vehicles Can Contribute to Auto Accidents

Today’s vehicles come with numerous features that help automate the driving process and make our lives easier. Some of these features have made driving safer. Examples include blind-spot monitors and rearview cameras. There are other features, however, that though they may be more convenient, they come with some downsides as well. Vehicles with keyless starters […]

The Role of Mediation in Personal Injury Claims

There are several hundred thousand personal injury claims filed in the US each year, but less than 5% of these cases end up going to trial. The vast majority of claims are settled sometime in the pre-trial stage, and there are some instances when a settlement is reached almost literally “on the steps of the […]

Can an Employer Be Liable for Employees Drinking and Driving?

It is well known that driving while intoxicated is among the leading causes of auto accidents, and according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), drunk driving is responsible for more than 10,000 vehicle-related deaths each year. In some cases, third parties can be held liable for these accident as well. One such example […]