Making Semis Safer

Making Semis Safer?

David Peel Auto Accidents

MAKING SEMIS SAFER? My biggest cases monetarily have been trucking crashes. Fully loaded 18 wheelers weigh around 80,000 lbs. compared to your 3,500 lbs. car. In a recent article called “Navigating Through the Era of Reptile Theory” Edwin S. Norris, …

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Real ID Controversy

David Peel General Law

REAL ID compliant driver licenses have a gold circle with a star in the right corner of the license to indicate it is a compliant “REAL ID”. Driver’s licenses are issued by each state. The federal government issues passports, but …

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 …