Auto Accident

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 […]

Stay Safe on Super Bowl Sunday

by NPHM | January 27th, 2020

Whether or not your team is playing, everyone has a reason to enjoy Super Bowl Sunday. The biggest game of the year is a great time to hang out with friends, eat, drink, and be merry. Unfortunately, like on any holiday that involves alcohol, Super Bowl Sunday is also a dangerous day to be on […]

What You Need to Know about Road Rage

by NPHM | January 20th, 2020

Road Ragers: almost every driver in Ohio has seen one at some point or another. They drive erratically and aggressively, and they sometimes even attempt to incite direct confrontations with other motorists. Road rage is a serious issue in America with dire consequences. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration notes that fatal road […]

Follow These Winter Maintenance Tips for Your Vehicle

by NPHM | January 13th, 2020

Ohio’s winters are notoriously harsh. We’ve already experienced bitterly cold and freezing temperatures this year, and there are plenty more on the way. Cold weather doesn’t just do a number on local streets, highways, and interstates—it can also seriously damage vehicles. Just as knowing how to drive in winter weather is essential for reducing your […]

How to Stay Safe When Riding with or Acting as a Designated Driver

by NPHM | December 30th, 2019

Getting behind the wheel of any vehicle when you’re over the legal limit for blood alcohol content (BAC) is one of the most dangerous things you can do. To stay safe on nights out after drinking, many people appoint friends or family members ahead of time to be their designated drivers. Being a designated driver […]

Tips for Traveling with Kids

by NPHM | December 23rd, 2019

Whether you are making your way over the state border to visit Grandma for the holidays or are making a cross-country roadtrip to see the sights of America, traveling with children can occasionally be frustrating. Keeping them happy and occupied, so you can keep your eyes on the road and avoid accidents, is difficult, especially […]

Winter Driving Tips

by NPHM | December 16th, 2019

Snow, ice, and freezing temperatures are commonplace throughout Ohio during the winter months. And while most cities throughout the state are prepared for this inevitable inclement weather, not all drivers are ready for the reduced traction, longer stopping distances, and overall loss of control that icy roads often bring. Bad weather is one of the […]