Auto Accident

Does Distracted Driving Cause Rear-End Collisions?

by NPHM | May 25th, 2020

Approximately 1.7 million rear-end collisions occur every year in the U.S., causing more than 500,000 injuries. These crashes are common on our roads, and they’re often more than just fender-benders; in 2017, nearly 2,500 people died in rear-end collisions. Meanwhile, the Insurance Information Institute (III) says that distraction is the fifth-leading cause of fatal crashes […]

Questions for the Average Joe: Auto Accidents lll

by NPHM | May 21st, 2020

We are asked many questions about being involved in an auto accident. Zachary Belcher is our Intake attorney at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy and he is here to answer those questions. Q: I was hit by a stolen vehicle. Do I have any options? A: A car accident is stressful enough even when the […]

Investigating Your Auto Accident

by NPHM | May 18th, 2020

Investigating the cause of an auto accident takes meticulous evaluation of all the details surrounding your crash. Depending on the nature of your accident, an auto accident attorney at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy may have to consult local officials or special investigators to properly investigate your accident. “By far the most important thing you […]

Does New Vehicle Technology Help or Hurt Driver Distraction?

by NPHM | May 18th, 2020

Research released in 2015 concluded that the average person’s attention span is four seconds shorter than it was in the year 2000. Four seconds may not seem like a lot, but it’s more than enough time to end up in a car crash if you become distracted while driving. Studies that kick up a fuss […]

What Causes Driver Distraction, and How to Avoid It

by NPHM | May 11th, 2020

Distracted driving causes approximately nine deaths and more than 1,000 injuries every day in the U.S. when the number of annual road deaths shot to more than 40,000 and stayed there for three straight years, many safety advocates pointed their fingers at driver distraction as one of the primary causes. But why is distraction a […]

Questions from the Average Joe: Auto Accidents 2

by NPHM | May 7th, 2020

Hurt in auto accident? Every day, we receive calls from people with questions following an auto accident. Zachary Belcher is our Intake attorney at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy and he is here to answer those questions. Q: I don’t like the offer the insurance company made when they decided to total my car. What […]

Eyes on the Road, Not on a Screen

by NPHM | May 1st, 2020

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), cellphone use while driving creates a greater risk death and injuries on the roads. In 2018, 2,841 people in the U.S. were killed in auto accident involving distracted drivers. A new study reveals that drivers who use Apple CarPlay and Android Auto posed a greater risk […]

Questions from the Average Joe: Auto Accidents

by NPHM | April 9th, 2020

We are asked many questions about being involved in an auto accident. Zachary Belcher is our Intake attorney at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy and he is here to answer those questions. Q: The insurance company wants to total my car, but I think it’s still drivable with just a few repairs. What should I do? […]

Can You Get Compensation for Pothole Damage in Cleveland?

by NPHM | March 16th, 2020

Potholes are a hazard in cities across Ohio every winter and spring. These dangerous depressions in public roads are caused when water from snow and rain seeps into tiny cracks in the pavement. When that water freezes, it expands, and through multiple cycles of freezing and thawing, combined with the weight of all the vehicles […]

Will Tomorrow’s Cars Be Safer or More Dangerous?

by NPHM | February 24th, 2020

Whether you got your license before rearview cameras were required in all new cars, or you remember when airbags were considered a luxury, then you already know how much safer vehicles are today than they used to be. But you also know that these safety features didn’t materialize overnight and that automakers have stumbled greatly […]