Why Are They Asking That

Why Are They Asking That? 

David Peel General Law

In civil litigation such as injury cases, we routinely receive written questions called Interrogatories and Requests for Production of Documents from the insurance counsel defending the at-fault driver. Every time we receive a set of these documents, commonly called written …

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Don’t Dodge Deer

David Peel Auto Accidents

This is the time of year I remind you and yours to watch out for deer during their mating season, known as the “rut.” Deer become single-minded during their romantic season, and are unlikely to notice your car.  The same …

High Value Of Travel

The High Value Of Travel

David Peel Helpful Hints

There is a belief that travel is just too expensive. But it need not be. When I was a broke law student, Trish and I went on those time share weekends for $59.00. If you sat through their 90-minute presentation, …

How to deal with hydroplaning

Hydroplaning Tips

David Peel General Law

Now that rain is again finally falling in the South, it might be good to discuss Hydroplaning. When water causes your car tire to lose contact with the ground and “float” or “skid” on that blanket of water, you are …

Has Your Car Had A Recall

Has Your Car Had A Recall?

David Peel General Law

4 Security Tips to Keep Your Home Safe This Fall Recalls of various components or systems on a car are more common than you might assume, though a recall of the car itself is incredibly rare. When you’ve purchased a …

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The View From My Chair

David Peel Keeping Your Family Safe

After more than two decades of handling catastrophic injury, disability and cases of wrongful death, I have seen quite a bit. In my role, I have gained insights into innumerable families, situations and tragedies. Generally speaking, I’ve noticed a few …

INSULTING LOWBALL OFFERS

Insulting Lowball Offers

David Peel General Law

Every week I hear about a representative making insulting lowball offers to injured victims or dissatisfied consumers. Here are some that come to mind: Auto insurance company offered $250.00 “pain and suffering” plus medical bills for next year two (2) …

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Organ Donor Information

David Peel General Law

In cases of wrongful death, grief-stricken families often struggle with organ donation questions for their loved one, who may be brain dead from a tragic accident. I have probably written over a thousand Living Wills, and they address organ donation …

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Justice Is Slow 

David Peel General Law

On TV, injury cases look like you walk into the law office with your case and walk out of the lawyer’s office with your check.  In legal shows, entire investigations, trials and sentencing happen in less than an hour. Whether …

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Traumatic Brain Injury Facts

David Peel General Law

I would’ve assumed that motorcycle accidents and car crashes would’ve been the leading causes of TBI‘s, however, falls are the leading cause of TBI-related injuries (40.5%), followed by being struck by or against an object (15.5%) and motor vehicle accidents …

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Neck Pain Secret

David Peel General Law

Many of my clients after their accident wake up the next morning, unable to look to the left or the right. Neck pain is the most common complaint following an accident regardless of the mechanics of the impact. Previously called …

Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle Safety Thoughts

David Peel Motorcycles

Motorcycle riders and their passengers—have the highest risk of fatal injury among all motor vehicle users. In 2016, 5,286 motorcyclists died in traffic crashes in the United States (NCSA 2018). The most common cause of motorcycle accidents is not the …