Category Archives: Motor Vehicle Accidents

After a motor vehicle accident, people who are injured are not at a level playing field with an insurance company, who is working against their interests.

What is Your Experience in Cases Involving Defective Seat Belts?

One of the cases attorney Kenneth Rothweiler has worked on involved a 23-year-old young man whose car flipped over. Car manufacturers have to make sure cars are what’s called crash worthy, being able to withstand a crash. In this case the man’s elbow hit the housing where the seat belt buckle was, the seat belt came off, and he sustained serious injuries. The car manufacturer of the car knew that…
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How Do I Protect Evidence After a Truck Accident?

After a motor vehicle accident, the best evidence is typically the vehicle itself. Therefore, to protect evidence after a truck accident or car crash, a lawyer may have to buy the car or vehicle involved. In other cases, an attorney may send a duty to preserve letter to the company or party that has the truck, such as the trucking company, to prevent loss of evidence. In this video, attorney…
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Who is at Fault for a Van Accident with a Car?

Our law firm has represented a number of people injured in a van accident with a car. Who is at fault for such an accident would depend on many factors, and driving a van is not quite the same as driving a regular passenger car. Therefore, van drivers must be trained and have experience driving the larger vehicle, as a great number of adults and/or children are in their hands….
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Should I Settle a Personal Injury Case or Go to Trial?

It is always the client’s decision whether to settle a personal injury case or go to trial, but an experienced litigator will be able to offer a legal opinion as to the fairness of the offer. At our law firm, our attorneys know what is a full and fair settlement offer, and when they believe a jury would provide a better recovery. In this video, personal injury lawyer Fred Eisenberg…
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What Do You Do After a Truck Accident?

You should hopefully never have to wonder what do you do after a truck accident. However, if such a wreck occurs, it is important to know this: After a truck accident, injured people in passenger vehicles should never speak to anyone from the trucking company, its investigators or its insurance company. In the aftermath of a truck wreck, injured parties are in no position to effectively stand up for their…
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What Should a Biker Do After a Motorcycle Accident?

What should a biker do after a motorcycle accident? After a wreck with a car, a biker or passenger should never speak to the car driver’s insurance company without their own attorney at their side. This is because injured bikers are on very unequal bargaining grounds with an insurance company and their team of investigators, agents and attorneys. In this video, motorcycle accident lawyer Fred Eisenberg explains how his experience…
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What is an SUV Rollover Accident?

What is an SUV rollover accident? When sport utility vehicles first hit he market, their centers of gravity were designed to be too high. Although the problem has gotten somewhat better over the years as a result of lawsuits forcing SUV manufacturers to revisit their designs, rollover accidents continue to be a problem. In this video, car accident attorney Stewart Eisenberg explains what is an SUV rollover accident, the problems…
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Does Seatbelt Failure Occur with Child Car Seats or Booster Seats?

At our law firm, we have represented a number of children and their parents after a child was injured due to a defective car seat or seatbelt. Additionally, numerous child car seats have been recalled over the past few years for manufacturing and design defects that put children’s lives at risk in the event of a car accident. In this video, car defect attorney Stewart Eisenberg explains what can happen…
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What are Examples of Seatbelt Failure During a Car Accident?

In the case of seatbelt failure during a car accident, people can suffer serious injuries from what might have otherwise only been a minor wreck. In this video, car defect lawyer Stewart Eisenberg explains some of the ways seatbelt failure during a car accident can cause catastrophic consequences to people involved in such situations. Video Transcription: Well, the seatbelt is put in a car so that in an accident you…
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What is Crashworthiness in a Car Accident Case?

Crashworthiness refers to an automobile’s ability to keep a driver and passenger safe in the aftermath of an accident. Car manufacturers have a duty to keep people safe inside their vehicles, even in the event of a crash that is another driver’s fault. In this video, car defect attorney Daniel Jeck explains what crashworthiness means and offers some examples that would make a car manufacturer liable after an auto accident….
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